Monthly Archives: December 2012
Thank you to these loving souls who are coming to the defense of the Wild Ones! Do you have a few friends who would come to the aid of the voiceless at your local Mall, Municipal Building, or Capitol Building?
Written by Michael Wolfe of Reno’s 2 News
“…there’s other alternatives…another solution to this problem”
The small group of wild horse advocates camped out along Veterans Parkway in south Reno Wednesday morning. Several police officers were also on hand to ensure it was peaceful.
The protesters say once the horses are gathered, they could be sold at auction and possibly slaughtered by the buyer.
They say they understand the safety concerns of property owners, but also say they want a better solution.
“I can feel for these homeowners. I really do, but there’s other alternatives and that’s all I want, another solution to this problem,” says Frederick Rodriguez.
We also talked with the property owner.
They tell us the horses can be dangerous if they get too close to cars or homes – and they are simply following the…
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Please be active in your denouncement of the tragedy of the Nevada Wild horses….Call ,write and share the information with others!
Nevada to be Branded “Animal Cruelty State” in Court of US Public Opinion
“Yesterday we ran a brief storywith photos of a 3 week old foal being abused at a Nevada Department of Agriculture bait trap on private property. As the day progressed Reno area advocates began to write and comment on what they had witnessed and we corrected a few errors in the story but the point and the problem never shifted or dimmed. The concern and anger generated by the photos fueled the biggest number of hits this blog has ever seen in a single day; thousands and thousands of concerned Americans logged in. Frustration is so thick you can cut it with a knife.
This, folks, is beyond serious. We at Wild Horse Freedom Federation are currently working a behind the scenes legal project…
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Thank you to the big hearts involved with this amazing rescue 🙂
Published Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 6:15PM AST
Now, one of the worst cases is almost fully recovered, thanks to patient new owners and an animal rescue facility in Nova Scotia’s Pictou County.
Volunteers helped to look after the horses and one of them, Janice MacLaughlin, decided to adopt one of the horses named Becca.
“When I looked in the horse trailer, when they came, she was the first horse I looked at and her eye was collapsed in, with green pus running down her face. She was a rack of bones, barely able to stand up,” says MacLaughlin.
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Can it be the focus is being intensified on the decimation of selected herds and HMAs?
Release Date: 12/07/12
Contacts: Tom Gorey, 202-912-7420
Several Herds Get a Stay of Capture Others Will Lose Their Freedom
The Bureau of Land Management today announced updates to its tentative fall-winter schedule for gathering wild horses and burros from overpopulated herds on drought-stricken Western public rangelands. Changes from the previous gather schedule reflect a re-prioritizing of gathers based on drought and, in some cases, animal conditions that have been affected by diminishing forage and water across the West. The gathers and removals are needed to bring herd sizes into balance with other rangeland resources and uses, as required by Federal law.
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Light a candle and send your heart to God in a prayer for the renewal of compassion and love in the hearts of mankind.