October 29, 2012
Two mustang mares were saved from slaughter, bailed out of the Nevada feedlot by the Ark Watch Foundation only hours before the truck was to depart for Canada. Rescued just a couple of weeks apart, the mares were transported to safety at the Duchess Sanctuary.
June 20, 2012
The Bureau of Land Management is conducting a declared emergency wild horse gather in the southern portion of the Jackson Mountains HMA in northern Nevada.
April 20, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds BLM’s Selection of Madeleine Pickens Proposed Wild Horse Eco-sanctuary for Environmental Analysis
The Humane Society of the United States praises the Bureau of Land Management for its decision to support philanthropist and wild horse advocate Madeleine Pickens’ proposal to create an eco-sanctuary for America’s mustangs.
September 20, 2011
The International Equine Conference (September 26–28) will take on horse slaughter, cruelty, and the treatment of wild horses and burros.
August 22, 2011
The HSUS is involved in efforts to humanely control Hawaii’s wild donkey population, which has gone unmanaged for years and now faces limited resources for survival.
August 8, 2011
The HSUS applauds the swift action taken by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Land Management to impound 47 wild horses presumed to be bound to a Mexican slaughter plant.
July 13, 2011
The HSUS released a report it recently submitted to the Bureau of Land Management, calling on the agency to make several critical improvements to its standard operating procedures (SOP) for wild horse gathers.
May 27, 2011
Learn about precautions to take to protect domestic and wild horses from the deadly and highly contagious horse herpes virus.
March 17, 2011
Nevada animal advocates are meeting with state lawmakers in Carson City today to lobby for better animal welfare laws to protect their pets, wild horses and other wildlife throughout the state. The HSUS and Humane Society Legislative Fund are sponsoring Nevada Humane Lobby Day 2011.
January 25, 2011
The HSUS criticizes the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reject a proposal by philanthropist and wild horse advocate Madeleine Pickens to create an eco-sanctuary for America’s mustangs. Her plan would be one important component within a broader plan to fix the agency’s broken wild horse and burro management program.