More than 40 wild burros slaughtered in the Southern California desert; reward offered — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By LOUIS SAHAGUN as published on The LATimes.com “It is one of the largest killings of its kind on public land managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management…” More than 40 wild burros have been found shot and killed along the Interstate 15 near the Nevada state line, Federal officials said on Friday, and they’ve offered […]

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Animal Legal Defense Fund Appeal Dismissal of Groundbreaking Lawsuit for Abused Horse — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: aldf.org Lawsuit Argues Animals Have the Right to Sue Their Abusers in Court Hillsboro, Oregon – On January 22nd the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, appealed an Oregon state court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a horse named Justice against his abuser. Justice’s lawsuit seeks to […]

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U.S. Forest Service Urged to Call Off Wild Horse Adoption/Sale Event — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: In Defense of Animals CREDIT: Carla Bowers ALTURAS, CA (November 12, 2018) – In Defense of Animals is urging the United States Forest Service to call off an adoption and sale of wild horses planned for Friday and Saturday. The event will risk spreading a highly contagious infection which is present in the mustang herd. One […]

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Feel Good Sunday: They Also Served — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

courtesy of The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition “Tissue Alert: A species that takes great joy in destroying itself shows no mercy upon lifeforms that it considers to be inferior. Forced into service, by no choice of their own, millions of companion animals have given the ultimate sacrifice with little or no fanfare; this Veteran’s Day […]

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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

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BLM to give tour of wild horses on private property at the Indian Lakes Rd. holding facility on Oct. 26 — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Wild horse with foal at the Indian Lakes Rd. facility (hours before snow, with no shelter) Photo: Debbie Coffey Below is the BLM’s notification of this tour: Source: BLM RENO, Nev. —The Bureau of Land Management will host a public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, on […]

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Western Values Project and American Oversight Sue Interior for Records Related to Zinke’s Alleged Corruption — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Western Values Project “Whether it’s a sweetheart land deal or private chartered flights, it’s long past time to shine a light on Zinke’s public documents,” Western Values Project (WVP), a Montana-based conservation group, represented by watchdog American Oversight, today filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior (DOI) to investigate whether Interior Secretary […]

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