BLM chases newborn foals during emergency roundup On June 8, 2012 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began an emergency roundup of wild horses in the Jackson Mountain area of the Winnemucca […]
Laura Leigh loves horses. They have held a special place in her heart since childhood. Laura has been involved in anti-slaughter issues for more than two decades. Leigh has attended more roundups than any other observer including government personnel in the last four years. Her videography has been seen on CNN, NBC, BBC, PBS and her photography in many print venues, she holds press credentials through Horseback Magazine. Wild Horse Education was created to gain protections from abuse, slaughter and extinction for our beloved wild horses and burros.
14 plus hour day with driving… and then a tire blew exhausted. More tomorrow.
Notes June 9, 2012_Leigh_Wild Horse Education_Jackson All horses captured yesterday shipped to PVC. 45 total today Very cold and windy. Foal came in alone after mare broke trap. Mare roped. Reunited at […]
Notes from the Roundup, Leigh_ June 8,2012 BLM began the emergency roundup at Jackson Mountain today. The operation began in the area where water has been hauled, literally. The stock tank was […]
Note from Laura: I am going to make a few brief statement about the “handling statement” in the Decision Record on Jackson Mountain. AS we discussed specific parameters and not one specific […]
As EA’s and RMP’s are coming up for comment I am getting questions about what some of the terminology used within these documents mean. We are re-posting a “glossary” here. Click on […]
Ninth Circuit upholds Wild Horse “win” On Monday, April 16, 2012, the Ninth Circuit denied the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) petition for rehearing in the ongoing saga to gain access to […]
Misinformation and name calling are not paving a road to progress In recent years public concern over the government’s management of wild horses and burros on public land has skyrocketed. In 1971 President […]
Wild Horse Education put out a video to mark the anniversary of the passing of the Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act. The video is nearing 500,000 hits. It averages 150,000 […]
Reprint from Horseback Magazine all photos copyright Laura Leigh The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held a “public tour” at the Indian Lakes (Broken Arrow) short-term holding facility in Fallon. Unlike other […]