Wild Horse Education was founded on the premise that an educated advocacy is the best defense our wild horses and burros can have in a propaganda driven world.
Wild Horse Education is an organization devoted to the hard truths of public land and wild horse management.
Open range is a romantic notion, nothing more. Our western landscape is a series of fenced grazing land, fenced open pit mines and very few truly wild places left. Our public lands are being carved up to suit industry, not landscape preservation.
As an advocate for wild horses your understanding of how to use your voice is critical.
Oversight is a broad category that includes multiple channels designed to create and enforce accountability in government agencies.
WHE is the only organization in history to take inhumane treatment into a courtroom.
Our founder Laura Leigh comes from the world of media; books, magazines, photojournalism and journalism. She came to the West a decade ago to tell the story of the wild horse.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been failed by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) since the 1980’s on having a scientific basis for creating justified actions in practice.
We know that the world our wild horses live in can seem complicated. Below we list the most commonly asked questions and links for further reading. We hope this helps you begin your wild, wild horse education!
Wild Horses and burros are unique in the United States. These are the only animals legally defined by the land they stand on, not what they are biologically.