USA: Oct 22, 2010 – Straight from the Horse’s Heart: Animal Welfare Groups Respond to Federal Ruling that Fails to Protect Colorado Wild Horse Herd

Joint Press Release from ASPCA, Habitat for Horses, the Cloud Foundation and the HfH Advisory Council

BLM Moves Forward to Zero Out Wild Horse Herd

NEW YORK-The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), along with Habitat for Horses, the Cloud Foundation, and Dr. Don and Toni Moore, today responded to a federal judge’s ruling that declined to issue an injunction preventing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from continuing its inhumane and illegal roundup of wild horses from Colorado’s North Piceance herd area. The case, brought against U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in New York, charged that the BLM’s ongoing treatment of America’s federally protected wild horse herds violates the National Environmental Protection Act, as well as the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971.
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