Category Archives: UPDATES

Judge – no injunction granted

Breaking News: The judge did not grant the injunction today, but we are filing an appeal in the 9th Circuit. Triple B Roundup will start on Saturday.”  

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The 1,700 horses targeted for roundup are among about 2,200 that roam … a total of 1.7 MILLION ACRES southeast of  Elko and northwest of Ely in northeast Nevada.

BLM has plans to continue roundup and removal of the wild horses and burros… seeming determined to “manage” them to complete EXTINCTION.

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This is so disheartening when the courts make such rulings concerning the lives of the innocent… actually making decisions that mean certain harm to them, and in this case… will mean unspeakable brutality, violence, and trauma to all the horses in every roundup. It is outragous – to say the very least!! 

Everyone needs to keep contacting your Congress people and Representatives, urging them to take a stand in protecting the wild horses and burros in their own wild habitat… as is stated in the law protecting them: Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/07/14/state/n143931D71.DTL#ixzz1SIx2btyz.

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Federal judge to rule on Nevada wild horse roundup
A federal judge has said he intends to decide Friday whether to grant an  emergency injunction blocking a government roundup of 1,700 wild horses in  eastern Nevada, a move that also could affect other roundups on public rangeland  across the West.

The 1,700 horses targeted for roundup are among about 2,200 that roam a series  of horse management areas covering a total of 1.7 million acres southeast of  Elko and northwest of Ely in northeast Nevada.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/07/14/state/n143931D71.DTL#ixzz1SIxDPiRE
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/07/14/state/n143931D71.DTL#ixzz1SIwvra1y

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Federal Judge allows for horse gather near Ely

“The Bureau of Land Management plans to remove 1,700 wild horses in eastern Nevada.  But opponents say that violates the Wild and Free-Roaming Wild Horses and Burros act of 1971. “

Watch the video news clip. (Please note: BLM Alan Shepherd LIES! The horses DO NOT damage the water sources or the land.)

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Meetings / Updates

 

We watched the streaming of the meeting until they went to break.  The streaming feed seemed to be discontinued at that point.

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Below are EXCERPTS from STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S HEART articles and posts with info on the meeting in Phoenix. Be sure to read the conments below the posts.

Breaking News: BLM Annouces that Lack of Funds Translates into No More Wild Horse Roundups for Fiscal Year 2011

Today during opening remarks at the BLM Advisory Board Meeting high ranking agency officials revealed that due to current budget restraints the BLM has canceled all of the summer roundups for fiscal year 2011

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Audio Post 

https://rtfitch.wordpress.com/2011/03/10/audio-post-8/ 

Update:Wild Horse Rally and Press Conference was NOT Streamed Live from Phoenixt

It appears that the Grass Roots Horse Live Stream did NOT occur

We will be livestreaming from Phoenix, AZ March 10 & 11, 2011 beginning with the Press Conference 11:30 am – 12:30 from the Sheraton’s South Room, followed by the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting from 1pm – 5pm.

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BLM to Hold Possibly Illegal Meeting in Phoenix With Bogus Trustees

HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will sit in judgment of the nation’s wild horse policy in Phoenix for the next two days. But the meeting will be questionable, and possibly illegal, since three board members whose terms expired last July continue to serve at taxpayer expense and an additional board member’s term is clouded by allegations she is head of a sham wildlife advocacy group.

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Wild Horse Advocates’ Press Conference Scheduled for Thursday, March 10 in Phoenix 

Phoenix, AZ (March 9, 2011)- Dances with Wolves Author, Michael Blakefilmmaker Ginger Kathrens, artist Laura Leigh, author R.T. Fitch and equine advocate Simone Netherlands will be joined by advocate Madeleine Pickens at the wild horse advocates’ press conference tomorrow. The conference will be followed by the controversial Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Advisory Board Meeting beginning Thursday afternoon. All events will take place at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel (340 N. 3rd street) in Phoenix.

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