Reiki Certification Classes

Return to Freedom, American Wild Horse Sanctuary near Lompoc, is hosting Reiki Certification Classes at the Sanctuary:

Reiki Level I & II – March 1st and 2nd, 2008
Reiki Master Class — 3 day intensive, February 29th, March 1st and 2nd, 2008
All classes are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

November 24th, 2012|

USDA Bows to Pressure from Horse Slaughter Industry, Ignores U.S. Congress & American Public

The USDA announced on Tuesday that they will allow horse slaughter for human consumption to continue, despite passage of an amendment designed to ban this practice for one fiscal year. Last year, Representatives Sweeney and Spratt, and Senator Ensign, introduced an amendment to the Agriculture Appropriations bill that sought to ban horse slaughter by cutting funding for USDA inspectors at horse slaughter plants. Without USDA inspection, the meat cannot legally be exported thereby shutting down the industry.

November 24th, 2012|

USDA Considering Loophole to Skirt Recent Horse Slaughter Ban

With landslide votes in the both the House and Senate, the US Congress passed an amendment banning horse slaughter in the US for one fiscal year. Bi-partisan support of this amendment was underscored by a massive outpouring of letters, phone calls, and emails from American citizens urging the Congress to end this abhorrent industry. Yet despite the clear message that both US citizens and Federal lawmakers have sent, the USDA is considering a proposal from European owned slaughter facilities to skirt this new law.

November 24th, 2012|

Starved wild horses from historic neglect case ready to move to their new home

In September 2003, in what is now deemed the largest animal abuse case ever, some 167 wild horses were removed from a private ranch in Buellton, CA after County investigators found the animals nearly starved to death. The County seized the horses, and 125 of the most critical cases were taken in by Return to Freedom, American Wild Horse Sanctuary, where they were rehabilitated and held as criminal evidence.

November 24th, 2012|

Congress and BLM selling our wild horses short once again

With the recent easing of public land grazing restrictions for private cattle, and a new bill that would allow the government to sell all rounded up horses, the fate of our remaining wild herds is more uncertain than ever.

November 24th, 2012|

Wild Horse and Burro Preservation and Management Act of 1999

(Introduced in the House)
HR 2874 IH
1st Session
H. R. 2874To amend the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act to provide for delegation to States of the powers and duties under that Act regarding management of wild free-roaming horses and burros, and for other purposes.


Mr. GIBBONS (for himself and Mr.

April 22nd, 1999|