AdvocacyThe American Wild Horse is a symbol of freedom and power and has woven himself into the very fabric of what is America. However, as a nation, we have done little to extend either stewardship or respect for these noble animals. Instead, we have herded them, broken them, abused them, and slaughtered them. And now, without swift action, we are at risk of losing them forever.
Although the 1971 Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act was intended to protect our Wild Horses, it has been weakened throughout the years by policy changes, leaving our wild horses unprotected. A continued and aggressive wild horse removal policy has resulted in more wild horses now living in captivity than that which remain in the wild.
The only hope for America’s wild horses is the American people. Return to Freedom advocates for solutions to protect and preserve our wild horses and their habitat. We invite you to join us in protecting wild horses and securing their rightful home on America’s western landscape.
What can you do to help?
Currently we have more than 500 horses at our Sanctuary. And we have to make sure they are all fed and cared for. Also, in order to save even more horses, we need more land.
Please consider how you, your class or youth group can sponsor a horse that lives here. Your help could mean so much!
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House members pen letter supporting ban on horse slaughter
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“Horse slaughter threatens public health, is strongly opposed by the
Will a Senate bill save thousands of wild horses, burros from being euthanized?
As published by Whittier Daily News
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An explanatory statement on the
Senate committee moves to protect wild horses
As published by horsetalk.co.nz
The U.S. Senate Appropriations committee has taken steps toward protecting wild horses, in a move welcomed by advocates.
The committee on Monday unveiled a Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill that would bar the