Quoted from one U.S. Wild Horse Advocate:
“The crimes of inhumanity against the mustangs have no boundaries – not within the Bureau of Land Management agency. – the more the advocates try to help and protect the animals, the more atrocious the treatment of them inflicted by SunJ and BLM becomes. They want to clearly demonstrate they are in charge by refusing Laura to assess all operations.”
Plain and simple. No transparency, cooperation nor “preservation” is delivered, period. The empty promises of the BLM’ers are an outrage and insult to America and its mustangs.
BLOGGER’S COMMENT: The BLM agenda of exterminating the Wild Horses in America is clearly evident.
BLM Continues Effort to Strip 1,000 Wild Horses from Massive Public Land Complex « Straight from the Horse’s Heart
“Horse Hunting Helicopter Contractor Continues Operations
Laura Leigh, VP of Wild Horse Freedom Federation, has been observing and documenting the BLM’s wild horse stampede at High Rock over this past week. Laura has put together a detailed and informative video, for your review, that explores many aspects of the BLM’s mismanagement of our National Icons and roundup specific issues related to this operation and the contractor that is already under the watchful eye of a federal judge in an ongoing case where Ms. Leigh is the plaintiff.
American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign
Sheldon Wild Horses and Burros Are At Risk…. Again!
Please Oppose the Plan to Eliminate Them from Wildlife “Refuge” on Oregon/Nevada Border
“.Wild horses and burros have lived for hundreds of years on the lands that are now part of the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, located in northwestern Nevada on the Oregon border. Do not let the word “refuge” mislead you. Sheldon is no wildlife sanctuary. Instead, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) manages this 575,000-acre public land area essentially as a game preserve. Now, in order to make more forage available for big game animals for hunters, the USFWS is pushing a plan to remove all the wild horses and burros from the refuge.”
FOREVER WILD AND FREE
By Craig C. Downer, Wild Horse Ecologist
Speech for Wild Horse Summit, Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 12, 2008, organized by ISPMB
“Though the horse family is endangered world wide, wild horses and burros on public land remain on the very bottom of the totem pole of priorities of both the Bureau of Land Management & U.S. Forest Service. These are the two agencies charged by law with protecting & managing them. These two “national heritage species,” have rights to live free that are covered by the unanimously passed Public Law 92-195 and that are supported by many millions of ordinary U.S. citizens as well as people worldwide. For these and other sundry reasons, the extent of livestock grazing and the number of permittees involved both in the original Herd Areas and in reduced Herd Management Areas should be clearly spelled out to the public – but this is not currently the case!”
Livestock, big game, and other overlapping uses as these occur within the wild equid Herd Areas and Herd Management Areas should be clearly incorporated into the federal government’s National Integrated Land System (NILS) data retrieval program. This incorporates most of the other land designations such as wilderness, mining claims, livestock allotments, etc. The exclusion of wild horse and burro areas seems to be an intentional cover-up for the grossly unfair treatment that the wild horses and burros are receiving. Last spring a top BLM official plainly told me that virtually all of the wild horse and burro Herd Areas (HA’s) and Herd Management Areas (HMA’s) were leased to livestock grazers. From a close examination of the original 1971 wild horse and burro Herd Areas in relation to overlapping livestock grazing leases, I estimate that over 95% of these original legal areas are being grazed by livestock. Likewise for the administratively reduced Herd Management Areas still occupied by scant equid herds, I estimate that over 98% of these legal areas are being grazed by livestock. This is all the more objectionable given that 36% of the original Herd Areas have been reduced in setting up these Herd Management Areas (See Table 1 and accompanying Chart).
For Immediate Release
Los Angeles, CA
Wild for Life Foundation
Oct 29, 2011
“Saving America’s Horses” launches inspirational message to win National TV campaign for horses.
“Saving America’s Horses” now brings the story about our horses to the mainstream through an upbeat and stimulating message sure to win the hearts of Americans. The goal is to captivate viewers in just 25 seconds and move them to action. Vote now to help bring this message out to the mainstream and onto national TV.
The “Saving America’s Horses” 25 second promo spot is energized with a delightful and motivating song entitled “Make That Change” which was just recently licensed for use in this awarding winning landmark documentary. “Wild for Life Foundation is thrilled and honored to launch this effort with such a magnificent song!” – Katia Louise Filmmaker, “Saving America’s Horses”
Follow this link to watch and vote now!
Song Credits: MAKE THAT CHANGE; Recording Artist, JACQI MICHAELS; Words & Music by: Jacqi Michaels & Steven Cahill; Produced by Steven Cahill and Richard D. Kaye; Remastered at Jet Stream Sound; Copyright Greenleaf Music (ASCAP)
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