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Stallion "Silver King" moments after steeping off a trailer on his way to "rescue"

Litigation Update

Wild Horse Education has been very busy dealing with wild horse and burro issues. This includes work on some of the active litigation that we are engaged in. In scanning through social media it appears that there is some confusion about the issues currently in federal court. Each case has a “history.” That history includes […]

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Wild Horse Education Files To Stop Suit To Destroy NV Wild Horses

(RENO) Today Wild Horse Education (WHE) President and founder Laura Leigh filed documents requesting court permission to intervene in a legal action aimed at all of Nevada’s wild horse population. The Complaint, brought by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) and the Nevada Farm Bureau Federation, makes broad allegations asking for wild horse removals statewide […]

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Cows in riparian area on the range in Nevada just moments after they were released onto the range

NACO Suit Asks Court to Order Destruction of Wild Horses

(Reno) On December 30th the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) and the Nevada Farm Bureau Federation filed litigation  against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada Wild Horse and Burro Program. The suit is essentially a programmatic challenge to the management of wild horses and burros within the state and addresses National programmatic long-term holding […]

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McDermitt horses at the Fallon livestock auction

2013, Year in Review

2013 was an intense year for wild horses and burros and for Our “Year In Review” has images that represent much of the following in sequence. Not all of our work is represented here, or in the video. Our websites and blogs are chock full of information. We thank you for your support in […]

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The number of injured, ill or dying animals documented at Broken Arrow caused BLM to shut the doors due to an "image problem" after litigation on the Calico roundup dismissed

Ninth Circuit Orders Mediation

(San Francisco) The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has referred the case on access issues and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) wild horse and burro program into mediation. A hearing was held on December 3rd of this year in a case that has spanned over 3 years in litigation. The BLM began to severely […]

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Will more wild horses be trucked off the range to protect Sage Grouse?

Ninth Circuit Hearing on Access to Wild Horses

(San Francisco) Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case on access to the hands on management practices of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The case has been up and down the courts winning a landmark decision in 2012 that sent the case back to the lower court with specific instructions. Earlier […]

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