Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation today credited the Bureau of Land Management for rescinding a 2018 wild horse and burro sales policy change that opened the door even wider for kill buyers to purchase these horses en masse for slaughter. The 2018 change had allowed a single buyer to ... Read More
March 14, 2019Cory Golden
Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation and a coalition of advocates on Thursday filed a lawsuit to halt the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to sell hundreds of California wild horses without restriction, placing them in jeopardy of ending up in the slaughter pipeline. The plaintiffs contend that the Forest Service’s recently ... Read More
October 26, 2018Cory Golden
SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal district court judge decided this week to allow a coalition of advocates to intervene as defendants in a suit filed by Beaver County, Utah, which would threaten wild horses and tie the hands of those that manage them. The county wants to force the Bureau ... Read More
October 19, 2018Cory Golden
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The Fiscal Year 2019 Interior Appropriations bill approved unanimously by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday would keep in place prohibitions against killing healthy wild horses and burros or selling them for slaughter. “We appreciate that Senate Appropriators are listening to their constituents, who expect America’s wild horses and burros ... Read More
June 15, 2018Cory Golden
The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a spending bill amendment that would give wide leeway for the Interior secretary to order the use of dangerous sterilization surgeries on wild horses and burros. “…The Secretary of the Interior may hereafter manage any group of wild horses or burros as a non-reproducing ... Read More
June 6, 2018Cory Golden
  The Fiscal Year 2018 spending proposal released on Wednesday by the House of Representatives and Senate includes good news for America’s horses, both wild and domestic. The $1.3 trillion spending package maintains long-standing bipartisan language prohibiting the Bureau of Land Management from killing healthy wild horses and burros. It also contains ... Read More
March 22, 2018Cory Golden