Posts Tagged ‘wild horses’

BLM Blasted for Deadliest Roundup in Nevada Heat of Summer

Seven Deaths on First Day of Roundup Makes This Deadliest Roundup of the Year Tuscarora, NV (July 12, 2010)  – Today, In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection and rescue organization, is calling for a summer moratorium of all roundups and is blasting the Department of Interior which, despite a federal lawsuit and legal appeal, began a controversial roundup of wild horses in Northeastern ... Full story

Top U.S. Law Firm Threatens Suit over BLM Wild Horse Roundup in California

Planned Capture of 2,000 Mustangs and Burros Sets Stage For Court Battle Over Federal Wild Horse Management Program Washington, DC (June 22, 2010) – Today, the national law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C. (BIR) notified the U.S. Department of Justice that it intends to file suit over the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposed roundup and removal of 1,855 wild horses and 210 burros in ... Full story

Calico Wild Horse Lawsuit Dismissed on Technicality, not Merits; Government Evades Ruling on Illegality of Warehousing Wild Horses in the Midwest

Plaintiffs Promise To Continue Fight to Halt BLM Illegal Practices Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2010) – Today, the Honorable Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court in Washington DC, dismissed on standing and mootness the lawsuit brought against U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) by animal protection organization In Defense of Animals (IDA), wildlife ecologist Craig Downer and ... Full story

Calico Horses Stop in Fallon

Reno – Late last year the Bureau of Land Management attempted to round up more than 1500 horses from the Calico Mountain Complex. That roundup occurred despite court action to stop it. Those horses are now in Western Nevada in a brand new holding facility. 1922 horses were gathered off the Calico Range last winter under quite a bit of controversy. But the story didn't end ... Full story

Dr. Elliot Katz of In Defense of Animals joins WFLF Humanion Film’s efforts as an Honorary Board Member in Saving America’s Horses – A Nation Betrayed.

WFLF Humanion Films Los Angeles, CA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 19, 2010 Dr. Elliot Katz, graduate of Cornell Veterinary School, founded In Defense of Animals (IDA) in 1983. “In Defense of Animals' objectives are to stop the round ups, keep the horses on their home range, end the senseless killing of all equines and do all in our power to return the rounded-up horses to the home range ... Full story

BLM delays eastern Nevada wild horse roundup

Written by Ken Ritter, The Associated Press (Monday, February 8, 2010; 7:27 PM) Las Vegas -- Federal land managers said Monday they'll delay a roundup of most of the nearly 600 wild horses in a range in eastern Nevada, at least until after the herd's spring foaling season. Advocates fighting to stop mustang roundups in the West said they think their threat to file a lawsuit stopped ... Full story


495 Wild Horses in Eastern Nevada Get Reprieve Washington, DC (February 8, 2010) -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) postponed the proposed roundup of nearly 500 wild horses in the Eagle Herd Management Area in eastern Nevada, just three days after the national law firm of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney notified the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that it would sue to stop the ... Full story

Opposition grows to Salazar'’s wild horse plan

Dozens of wild horse advocates plan to go before a federal advisory panel here on Monday to try to persuade public land managers to change their plan to relocate thousands of free-roaming mustangs from the West to preserves elsewhere. By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Writer SPARKS, Nev. — Dozens of wild horse advocates plan to go before a federal advisory panel here on Monday to try to persuade public ... Full story

Monday: Thousands Urge BLM Advisory Board to Halt Wild Horse Roundups

Lawsuit aims to stop removal of 2,500 wild horses in northwestern Nevada Reno, NV (December 5, 2009) – On Monday, December 7, In Defense of Animals (IDA), horse advocacy organizations and private citizens will gather in Reno, Nevada to urge the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to recommend an immediate moratorium on all wild horse and burro roundups and a ... Full story
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