Saturday, November 24, 2012

Wild Horses and Horse Slaughter

Keep the pressure on ~ Twin Peaks Roundup on hold | Protect Mustangs

Twin Peaks wild horses counting on your help (Photo of “Magic” © G. Gregg)
Happy Thanksgiving!
California-based Protect Mustangs has been working hard to stop the Twin Peaks roundup once we brought you the news of the Rush Fire last summer. We are grateful several wonderful advocates such as Craig Downer, Grandma Gregg,Jesica JohnstonBarbara Clarke, Carla Bowers, Monika CourtneyJetara Sehart,Mar Wargo, R.T FitchDebbie Coffey and many others have joined the fight to protect the Twin Peaks wild horses on the range.
We oppose rounding up and removing native wild horses from the Twin Peaks HMA especially now that they can play a key role in restoring the land. It’s time the BLM use good science and cut down on invasive techniques that cause global warming. Wild horses and burros can heal and reseed the range after the wildfire so let them do it.”
Keep contacting your elected officials across the country to educate them about how the Twin Peaks wild horses can heal the land after the fire. Let them know these federally protected wild horses deserve to remain on their range. Tell them removals are cruel and costly–warehousing them for decades is not sustainable. Request the Twin Peaks roundup be cancelled. Thank you for helping California’s wild horses and burros.
Please make a donation to help Protect Mustangs continue our work for the wild horses. Thank you.
Below is the email we received today from Ken Collum at the BLM.
All my best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving,
Anne Novak
Executive Director of Protect Mustangs
——– Original Message ——–
Subject: Twin Peaks Response
From: “Collum, Kenneth R”
Date: Tue, November 20, 2012
To: Anne Novak protectmustangs
There will be no imminent roundup operation in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area (HMA).  The situation will be re-evaluated this January.
HMA population information obtained from September’s aerial inventory will be available soon.
Ken Collum
Field Manager
Eagle Lake Field Office
2950 Riverside Dr.
Susanville, CA.  96130
Ph:    530 252 5374
Cell:  530 260 0158

Must the mustangs and racehorses end up as European meat?

There was a time when I loved watching the Kentucky Derby and read books about thoroughbred horse racing, but the problem of racing is that you need more and more horses to race and the also-rans and never-rans must go somewhere. That somewhere is apparently the slaughter house. "Saving America's Horses" isn't just about race horses, but also about mustangs, donkeys and other equines who outlive their owners' needs.
"Saving America's Horses" is one of those documentaries that wears its heart on its sleeve. There's no pretense of being objective and if you're squeamish you'll want to avoid this film (or at least avert your eyes at certain points).
"Saving America's Horses: A Nation Betrayed" opens in Pasadena on Friday, Nov. 23   Read MORE....

And this:
Wild horse advocates protest roundup of Murderers Creek herd in eastern Oregon |

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