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Final day — take one more action!

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

know we’ve been asking a lot of you this week, from making phone calls to representing #WildHorseWeek on social media.

We’re making a splash thanks to all of your outreach!

Please take one more action today to influence decisions on Capitol Hill.

Click here to email your Senator. Ask them to please reject funding for a dangerous plan that would result in the destruction of America’s wild horses and burros. 

This is the final push. Your voice matters. And, the lives of over 100,000 wild horses and burros depend on our unified line of defense.

Thank you for standing with us,

– Grace Kuhn, Communications Director

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Keep it up. It’s working.

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

#WildHorseWeek continues, and so do your opportunities to get your Senator’s attention.

As you know, a dangerous proposal is being circulated for mustangs and burros, and we must ensure that the Senate stands strong on our side and does not include funding language in the Interior Appropriations Bill.

Today, we urge you to speak up on social media.

What you can do:

1.  Send these automated tweets to our Senate targets using the links below.

2. Download this graphic and post it somewhere (even in the comments!) on the following Senator’s Facebook pages.

We are hearing that offices know where we stand, we just have to keep it up. Let’s make sure they hear us loud and clear.

Thank you and post away!

– The AWHC Team

P.S. If you haven’t already, please make a call to your Senator at 202-224-3121 and tell them to OPPOSE funding for the Cattlemen’s Association/ASPCA wild horse plan and SUPPORT legislative language to prevent USFS from selling wild horses for slaughter.

TATIANA, AND ALL THE KIDS THANK YOU FOR THE LOVE AND SUPPORT!

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

Thank you for all the love and support. We are so very grateful to have you in our Chilly Pepper Family.

Your donations are what make this all happen. Yes, Matt and I work non-stop, but it would mean nothing without the love and support of people like you.

Together, we are making a very real difference and we are actually saving lives. So many people complain about the issues, but do nothing. Your wonderful donation has actually saved the lives of real horses.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart. The picture of Whiskey is a perfect example of one of the lives you saved. He is a very happy, nearly normal, little baby.

Thank you for making this happen, and thank you for your donation.

Hugs,

Palomino.

I am sorry that I am behind as usual on my “thank you’s” – (I am working on getting better and quicker, but y’all have made it possible to save so many lives that I am running non-stop just to feed and water everyone. I so appreciate your patience and understanding. :)

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

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MEET TATIANA – CAN WE HELP HER? SHE IS IN EXTREMELY CRITICAL CONDITION! SHE NEEDS HELP NOW!

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

Thank you for helping us save all 71 babies. In the middle of all that, we rescued another Virginia Range yearling with a nail in her foot. Sadly, the only option was to end her excruciating pain.

ANOTHER EMERGENCY CALL YESTERDAY. We picked up this beautiful little girl last night. She is about as critical as they come. We also found out she has extreme issues with peripheral vision and appears to be completely blind behind her. She was terrified, shaking and lashing out, kicking viciously out of utter panic and terror, if anything accidentally touched her hind end or she herself touched something.

She is beyond sweet and NEEDS YOUR HELP! She stayed right outside the nursery door, surrounded by babies, babies, babies on either side. She ate and as I was awake all night, I heard her urinate twice. That is why you “sleep (or stay awake lol)” with your critical cases and your babies. I would have no way of knowing if she was passing any fluids if I couldn’t hear her.

She will need veterinary care, blood tests, medicine, special feed etc. and we still have close to 70 horses here. 19 went to their new homes yesterday. PTL!

So if you can help us give her a chance it would be much appreciated. Tatiana was named after Titan,our beautiful boy we rescued last year. He came in to us in about the same shape, but the damage the starvation did to him was too severe. He had a year of love and happiness, but yesterday he was done.

Please help us save her and honor his memory. She truly needs a miracle, and if we can save her, she most likely will end up a permanent rescue in our blind pen with the other kids.

Please help today!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

Donate to Help

45 WASN’T ENOUGH – 26 MORE BABIES COMING TODAY!! OUR TOTAL FOR THE LAST 2 WEEKS IS 71 – BABIES NEED MORE HELP NOW!

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

WOW – ANOTHER 911 CALL – 26 MORE babies today. I should have stayed home lol. I am in WA State as we got called for 5 babies last week. Received another phone call this morning and now we have another 26 babies to save. THESE BABIES NEED FOLKS TO HELP ASAP!

Between NV and WA, we have now pulled in 71 babies and yearlings in the last 2 weeks. Talk about running on faith. The wonderful donations we received have pretty much been spent rescuing these kids, feeding them, and on some initial veterinary care. God has always provided us with such amazing Angels (YOU) who donate so we can keep saving these PRECIOUS LIVES.

However, this one is especially based on faith, as we need so much help to be able to save these kids. Again, everything is a deadline, and we need to be able to commit to and pick up these babies tonight.

PLEASE HELP US SAVE THESE ADDITIONAL 26 BABIES!

AS ALWAYS, THIS IS A 911, as we are the only chance these babies have to start their new lives. So once again, our CHILLY PEPPER FAMILY is on the FRONT LINES! Let’s do what we always do and “git ‘er done”!

THANK YOU from each and every baby!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

Donate to Help

Action required: Wild horses on brink of destruction

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Right now, the Senate is considering partial funding for a plan that, if approved, could mean the beginning of the end for free-roaming horses and burros. The plan, ill-conceived and full of dangerously vague language, is hidden within the Interior budget bill and it’s on track to be negotiated in September.

Take action now: Sign our petition to protect America’s wild horses and burros.

What is this plan? It’s a ten year attack on wild horse populations, and nothing short of a surrender of the decades-long fight for fair treatment, humane management, and preservation of our nation’s wild horse and burro herds.

The plan is billed as a compromise between the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, other livestock lobbying groups, and the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), the ASPCA and Return to Freedom, but there’s nothing in it for wild horses.

In fact, it calls for the roundup of 130,000 wild horses and burros over the next decade – more than exist today on the range. This will triple the number of wild horses and burros incarcerated at taxpayer expense, at a cost of close to $1 billion over the next decade, without any guarantee of long-term funding to ensure safety from slaughter for these cherished animals.

And there’s more. Herd numbers will diminish beyond minimum viable populations, gruesome sterilization experiments for wild mares will remain on the table, and herds left on public lands will be manipulated with unnatural sex ratios that will wreak havoc on social organization and dynamics.

We’ve seen the power Americans have to affect change at a national level. We must band together to demand an absolute NO to this disastrous plan.

Take action now, and sign our petition to make sure your Senators vote against this dangerous proposal.

Thank you,

– AWHC Team

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Tell Your Senators to Co-Sponsor the PAST Act!

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The following is from the American Horse Council:

American Horse Council Action Alert

Tell Your Senators to Make History! Push PAST Act Over the Finish Line!

Before breaking for the August recess, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted the Sen. Joseph Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act of 2019 (H.R. 693) by a vote of 333 to 96.  In the wake of this historic vote, the horse industry is focusing efforts on the Senate, where there is an opportunity to gain a “super-majority” of cosponsors for the senate version of the bill (S. 1007), championed by Sens. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Mark Warner (D-VA).

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Take 2!! New Items Live in our 2nd Chance Auction!!!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

Thank you all for your continued support!

New horses and the story of an intake:  Sawyer and Jasper

Sawyer and Jasper recently came to AAE when their owner fell on very hard times.  They are super sweet, pony-sized kids coming three this Fall.

Sawyer

Sawyer’s was born November 2016, and her dad was a Spanish QH and mom QH/Shetland.  At intake, Sawyer weighed in at about 825 pounds and measured about 13.1 hh.  Sawyer is a fancy lil’ gal that came in with a bit of a spoiled/pushy ‘tude.
Sawyer is learning her manners, as hard as it may be because she really loves her human friends.  Sawyer is easy to bring in from pasture, and she’s lower gal on the totem pole in the herd.  She is enjoys grooming and lots of attention.  She has been trimmed once and is learning to stand patiently and give her hooves freely.  Sawyer is improving her ground skills, working in the round pen and will soon be learning to ground drive with a surcingle.
She’s taking it all in stride.  This little character will make a fun project for an experienced person.  Sawyer is available for adoption and will be ready to go to her new home after her dental appointment next week.  She is current with vaccines, deworming, and hoof care.  She has a microchip in place, and her DNA results are in ( 1st Galiceno, 2nd Quarter Horse, 3rd Belgian Draft).
If you are interested in adopting Sawyer, please visit her page for more info and submit an Adoption Inquiry.

Jasper

Jasper was born October 2016, and his dad was a Spanish QH and mom a registered Paint.  At intake, he weighed in at only 700 pounds and measured 14.0 hh.  Jasper is a laid back kinda guy that came in a little bit shy.  He was thin, and his hooves were long and flared.  He had not been gelded, so we made immediate plans to take resolve that “issue”.
Jasper was warming up quickly with only a minor setback when his personal space was invaded, and we learned he was hiding both of his gems.  Wait, it wasn’t Jasper that had the setback, it was AAE when we learned he was a bilateral cryptorchid.  Neither of his testicles had descended.  To be sure he actually had testicles and wasn’t magically gelded by some equine angel in the night, we confirmed with a blood test.  “He does have testicles”, just what we really didn’t want to hear.  Needless to say, Jasper made his way to Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center for brain surgery, I mean castration.  Thankfully, surgery went well, and Jasper recovered nicely.
Jasper has come around to enjoy humans with little concern.  He still needs to build a bit of confidence, but all in all, he’s a sweetheart of a guy.  He’s learning his manners, and he’s learning patience, relatively well.  Jasper, the lil stud colt that he was, had some inherently strong, manly beliefs.  He’s slowly losing his enthusiasm around other horses, and he’s learning to be more respectful in the presence of others.  He has not made a transition to pasture yet, because he still has some belief that he’s “the man”, a stud, and he really likes the girls.  When recently introduced to pasture, he thought he’d show Blue up a bit.  Oops, not how we thought that introduction would go.  For now, he’ll spend more time appreciating the herd and pasture from the other side of the fence.  In the meantime, Jasper is enjoying grooming and attention.  He has been trimmed twice and is still learning to stand patiently and give his hooves freely; however, there was big improvement with the second trim.
Now that Jasper has recovered from surgery, he has been improving his ground skills, working in the round pen, and he will soon be learning to ground drive with a surcingle and wear a saddle.  He has some growing to do.  He’s filling out nicely, but seems delayed a bit due to malnourishment early on.  Like Sawyer, he’s taken it all in stride.  Jasper will also make a fun project for an experienced person.  Jasper is available for adoption and will be ready to go to his new home after his dental appointment next week.  He is current with vaccines, deworming, and hoof care.  He has a microchip in place, and his DNA results are in ( 1st Quarter Horse, 2nd Turkoman, 3rd Holsteiner).

If you are interested in adopting Jasper, please visit his page for more info and submit an Adoption Inquiry.

The Story of an Intake:

While Sawyer’s intake was unusually straightforward, she’s waiting for her person to find her.  She’s getting an education and hoping the next inquiry is for her.  Might you be hers?
If you are interested in adopting Sawyer, please visit her page for more info and submit an Adoption Inquiry.
Jasper is a great example of the many needs and challenges encountered with each intake.
He is also available for adoption and waiting to find his person.   If you are interested in adopting Jasper, please visit his page for more info and submit an Adoption Inquiry.
Stay tuned for the rest of the story, The Story of an Intake.
In the meantime, thanks for following, and check out our auction below.
Though our Boots event is a big boost to our budget, the calls for help with horses never ends, and sadly, neither does the need for fundraising.
For those of you that were unable to attend Boots (and those that attended, too), we had some auction items that were not bid on, and we thought it would be fun to have a second chance auction, online….a second chance for items to be won, a second chance for you to win, and another chance for you to keep helping horses!  We’ve added some cool new items, too.
We have a series of auctions lined up, so visit often and share broadly!
Our first auction was a success with bids on all six items.  The second round is here!
All About Equine’s Second Chance Auction is live on our Facebook page.  Like our horses, these items are in need of a new home and a second chance!
We hope to will find something you can’t live without, so help the horses by bidding!  All the proceeds from the online auction go directly to care for horses and ongoing operations at AAE!
We are so grateful to all of our donors for providing AAE with these items to feature!  If you have an item you’d like to donate and be featured in one of our online auctions,
please contact dani@allaboutequine.org.
THANK YOU for your continued support!
 Our current 2nd Chance Online Auction is open!  
 
Bidding closes at 1pm PST on August 15, 2019
 
Featured Items
Two Night Weekend Stay for Two in a Standard Room with Regency Club Access for two guests at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. Valid Friday, Saturday or Sunday, based on availability. Certificate cannot be combined with any other packages. Certificate Expires 3/21/2020.
Value: $800 
Starting Bid:  $300
Thank you, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, for donating this wonderful getaway!
Swiss Blue Topaz and Kingman Arizona Turquoise Drop Earrings.
Value: $250
Starting Bid: $100
Thank you, Talisman Collection, for these beautiful earrings!
This signed print by local photographer Jack Nissan captures the High Sierra Nevada in digital infrared. This print was produced by a Pentax K1000D (IR) digital SLR that has been modified so that it is sensitive only to infrared radiation which is in invisible to the human eye, The resuting image is true “infrared”, in that they are produced onl by reflected infrared radiation. Print is framed and matted. Print comes with Certificate of Authenticity.
Value: $250
Starting Bid:  $100
Thank you, Jack N. for donating your beautiful photos!
We have a large selection of Jack’s photos at the All About Equine Used Tack Store!
In this lovely cloth tote is a vintage tea set by Overland Stoneware. The Tea pot consists of 3 pieces including an infuser for loose leaf tea. The set is complete with matching Creamer Cream Jug and Sugar Bowl. Also included is Variety Tea Sampler, Winter Solstice Black Tea, Chocolate Orange Rolled Wafers and Green Tea Scone mix. Everything you need for your own Tea Party!
Value: $65
Current Bid:  $30
Thank you, Lori R, for donating this beautiful set and goodies!
The Ozark Trail 7-Person Teepee Tent provides a comfortable shelter at the campground, in the wilderness or in other outdoor areas. A unique frame eliminates the center pole interference and provides flexible space for up to seven people while also allowing for easy installation. The Ozark Trail teepee tent has enough room to accommodate sleeping bags or cots. This 7-person tent also includes a bag for storage and carrying between camp sites. Floor dimensions: 11’8″ x 11’8″, Center height: 92″, Square footage: 105 sq ft. Also included is two (2) Ozark Trail Folding Camp Cots. The Ozark Trail Basic Comfort Folding Cot in brown polyester gets you off the ground and onto comfort with a weight capacity of 250 lbs. Made with a durable, corrosion-resistant steel frame and 600D polyester, this camping cot is designed for quick and easy setup so you’ll have a place to slumber in a flash. You can rest easy on a solid bed without the hassle. This model includes a carry bag, making moving and storing it simple and painless. These items are in like-new conditions. The zipper is broken on one of carry bag for a cot.
Value: $100
Current Bid:  $25
Thank you, Gaylon & Alayne B, for encouraging more outdoor adventures!
This Oak framed print of an native american woman at the rivers edge would make a great addition to you home. It measures 33×27 inches and is double matted.
Value: $100
Starting Bid:  $50
Thank you, Donna N. for this beautiful art work!
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Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

Ranchers call for a roundup of wild horses on our public lands. Don’t let the cattle industry win

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Earlier this week, a federal court judge in California issued an order granting us the right to intervene in a lawsuit, filed by public lands ranchers, seeking the immediate round up and removal of 2,000 wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest.

At the same time, our attorney is in San Francisco today, participating in court-ordered negotiations with the U.S. Forest Service on a separate lawsuit, filed by AWHC and the Animal Legal Defense Fund, to stop the agency from selling Devil’s Garden horses for slaughter.

Please, support our ongoing legal efforts to protect the Devil’s Garden wild horses in California from special interests that seek their mass removal and slaughter.

The Devil’s Garden Territory is home to one of California’s largest remaining wild horse populations. Yet under pressure from local ranching interests, the Forest Service seeks to reduce the wild horse population to 200 – 402 horses, while allowing over 3,700 cows and 2,900 sheep to graze the public lands there.

The situation that has been unfolding in Devil’s Garden — from the roundups to the proposal to sell the mustangs without limitation on slaughter — represents one of the more serious attacks on wild horses by the public lands ranching industry.

Enough is enough. We’re waging two separate legal battles to defend Devil’s Garden mustangs from this existential threat.

Please help us fund this crucial fight today. Your donation will be earmarked for the legal efforts to protect the right of the Devil’s Garden wild horses to live wild and free on our public lands.

As always, we are the last line of defense for America’s wild horses and we must keep fighting until their safety is assured.

—AWHC Team

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THE ROUNDUP BEGINS – SIXTY PLUS BABIES EXPECTED???? WILL YOU SAVE THEM? A CHANCE TO GET THEM BEFORE THE KILL BUYER.

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

THEY JUST KEEP COMING! Got ANOTHER CALL!!!!l for UP TO SIXTY (60) – YES, 60 or more, ORPHAN BABIES. The roundup in NV has already started, sorting has begun and we are on call for this afternoon!!.

We have been given the chance to purchase these orphans BEFORE the kill buyer gets their hands on them. Praising the Lord for that one. Although no one likes the roundups, this makes saving the ones we can so much easier.

We are also on call for any other “special needs” kids that might come in!, whether it be injuries, starving etc. We will be there for the ones that need us!

This will save about $300 per baby just to rescue them. By being offered this “pre-purchase” opportunity, we will save about EIGHTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($18,000) IF we can raise enough funds and are able to rescue the 60 we were told about.

We are estimating to purchase the babies, get Coggins, health Certs etc. and to provide the milk and feed they will need to get buy for a couple months, we should plan on about $500 per baby. That will give us a couple? month’s worth of feed. Most of these babies are not weaned, and will need their milk replacer!

It is definitely going to take awhile to find homes for that many babies. There could be more! Everyone is always saying that rescues should get them before they get to the kill buyer. Well, here is our chance. I believe they only have to be about 400 pounds to ship, so we need to save as many as possible.

We are shooting for $30,000 so we can save up to 60 babies and actually be able to start providing care for them until we find them homes That is just the start, as there will most likely be at least a few who need vetting.

Once again I was given a deadline to commit, and as always, I went on pure Faith. Y’all have saved so many lives and I know that no one wants these babies to die.

It is time for EVERYONE to come together.

We still have babies at the Shipper’s in WA, and the 4 (3 stallions) in Idaho that I wrote about yesterday. We are hoping other rescues will take on even a few of the babies. We need to work together!

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, Help us get this done. We have had miracle after miracle because YOU GUYS SAVED THE DAY! Let’ keep it going and save these lives.

(Babies pictured here are some of the groups you have saved in the past.)

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

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911 FOR 2 STALLIONS, 1 GELDING & A YEARLING!! WILL YOU HELP SAVE THEM? 48 HOUR DEADLINE – PLUS ONE VERY HAPPY SINBAD!

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

 

Another 911, Received an emergency call for the horses shown above, a couple hours ago. We have until Friday to save them. There are two stallions and a yearling who all need to be gelded. Stallions have so much less of a chance to find homes, but we can “git ‘er done”, with Your help!(Sometimes it is a bummer being the ones who can “do stallions”, but these lives matter!)

All four need saved, and we need your help to have their Coggins drawn, get their Health Certs etc. and be able to transport them to safety.

As usual, we need immediate help to save these beautiful souls. The good news is that we can save them, and the great news is that 3 of them already have a safe place to land, once we rescue and vet them. The gelding needs some serious hoof care, and then we can work on placing him also.

But the timing is critical and it is urgent as there is no leniency on the deadline.

THANK YOU for saving Sinbad. (aka Hero) (Shown above left)

Great news!! He is on his new Mama. They are with our friends Bev Boshart and her group, and Mama and Baby are loving each other. Mama needs some serious groceries as well, and both are getting everything they need and the best care possible. We so appreciate Bev taking on this little one. This is the 2nd Mama and baby this year, that they have matched up with a little magic from the vet.

Another reason to celebrate. Remember poor Obsidian? Well, here he is today. He now has his permanent home, and he is thriving there. He still has serious emotional issues, but is improving every day. He is comfortable where he is living and starting to interact a bit more on his own. Physically he is thriving. Every day this beautiful boy is healing and enjoying his life, and it is all “THANKS TO YOU”!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

https://www.gofundme.com/f/save-orphan-foals-amp-horses-from-slaughter?

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

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There’s no recess for wild horses… and more news

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

News & Alerts

Photo by Kimerlee Curyl

No Recess for Wild Horses – Take Action!

Where does your member of Congress stand on protecting wild horses? If you don’t know, now’s the time to find out. And if they’re supporting mass roundups and sterilization, it’s the time to change their minds. Your Representative and Senators are back home for the August recess and will be holding town halls and taking meetings – so now’s your chance to speak up for our wild horses and burros! Learn how at the link below. 

 

Response to Alta Magazine’s, “Feral Horses, Fierce Controversy”

Our wild horses and burros are often the subjects of inaccurate, misleading, agenda-driven reporting. A recent example is Jason G. Goldman’s “Feral Horse, Fierce Controversy” that was published in the July issue of Alta, a magazine that promises “a celebration and examination of all things about California.”  If you shopped at Whole Foods in California this summer, you will have likely seen this cover story on the magazine prominently displayed in the check-out lines.  It’s a biased, sensationalized piece far below the journalistic standards that Alta says it aspires to. Read our response below.

 

U.S. Forest Service Seeks to Weaken Environmental Review Regs. and Limit Public Comment

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing rules that will significantly weaken its regulations under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) which requires federal agencies to assess the environmental effects of proposed actions prior to making decisions. The Forest Service proposed rules would limit the opportunity for public input and make it easier for the agency to make decisions on proposed actions, like wild horse roundups, without analyzing the environmental impacts. Please read more and weigh in against the proposed rule change by clicking below.

 

Video Highlight of the Week: Issue Overview

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HELP SAVE SINBAD! MAMA DIED AND BABY NEEDS IMMEDIATE AND URGENT CARE! PLEASE HELP NOW!

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

Another emergency for an emaciated foal. I received another 911 call today. One of the babies at the shipper’s is in dire shape. His Mama passed away, and he needs our help now!!!

Please help us Save Sinbad. He needs urgent and lifesaving care immediately.He will be at Mama Mel’s Urgent Care Nursery for now. I have a call in to one of our folks in WA who has had success in the past, hooking up Mama’s and orphan foals, and we have high hopes that he may be one of the lucky ones. This will be done under veterinary care, and he will have 24/7 care.

But for now we need to save him and we need to stock up on all of our supplies for the rest of the babies who are still at the Shipper’s. We know there are already more coming, and as usual, we need your help now! We are short on all our baby supplies and we still have 8 babies at this time,

Thank you!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

https://www.gofundme.com/f/save-orphan-foals-amp-horses-from-slaughter?

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

Donate to Help

Thank you

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Today marks the end of our Summer Roundup Campaign. Thanks to your support, we were able to exceed our fundraising goal – we’ll have what it takes to document fall and winter roundups and keep fighting to protect wild horses across the West.

Over the last few days, our field representative at the Pine Nut roundup has witnessed helicopters stampeding small numbers of horses for hours at a time to no avail. By the end of the roundup, which concluded yesterday, only 36 horses were captured in total. One beautiful black mare broke her leg and was killed as a result.

The few remaining Pine Nut wild horse families have evaded the trap, despite 90+ degree temperatures and days of relentless chasing. We’re sickened at this cruelty. We’re angry that these actions are taken at taxpayers’ expense.

Because of your generosity during this campaign, we have the funding to continue the fight. And, in the spirit of the Pine Nut mustangs still living free, that’s just what we’ll do.

We started this fundraising campaign to fuel our government relations team in educating Congress about the BLM’s inhumane practices, to support our litigation fund for roundup-related lawsuits, and to broaden our education and advocacy programs documenting how taxpayer dollars are being used and wasted.

As summer roundups continue into fall and winter, we’ll be there to hold the BLM accountable and raise our voices to keep wild horses and burros protected from undue harm and danger.

It’s not too late to chip in and help us protect the wild horses that we hold dear.

Thank you for being part of our herd as we continue to make sure wild horses stay wild.

—AWHC Team

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Speak up for Utah’s wild horses and more news

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

News & Alerts

 

Take Action for Utah’s Wild Horses in the Range Creek HMA

The BLM is seeking public comments on a roundup and removal plan for the wild horses that live in the Range Creek HMA in Utah. The HMA includes 55,000 acres of public and private lands, on which the BLM has set a wild horse population limit (AML) of just 75-125 wild horses. The agency seeks to remove over 200 horses and reduce the population to the low AML of 75, a density of one horse per 733 acres! The BLM’s plan also includes the implementation of fertility control, including the use of unproven IUD’s, and the skewing of wild horse sex ratios to favor of males. Please weigh in today against yet another roundup and urge the BLM instead to implement proven humane and sustainable wild horse management tools.

 

BLM Reorganization Will Have Major Impact on Public Lands and Wild Horses 

A massive reorganization of the BLM that involves moving its headquarters to Grand Junction, CO and transferring most of its Washington, D.C. staff out west — combined with the Administration’s installment of a lawyer who advocates for the sell-off of federal lands in the top agency post — is raising concerns about the future of our public lands and the agency tasked with managing and conserving them. The developments forbode further dysfunction within the BLM, increased control by local and corporate interests over federal public lands policy, and a growing threat to the environment and wild horses and burros. Read more below.

 

New Census Shows Devil’s Garden Mustang Population Half the Size Claimed by Ranchers

On Tuesday, the U.S. Forest Service announced its plan to conduct another roundup of California wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest. At the same time, the agency released new census numbers showing far fewer mustangs actually live in the Forest than previously claimed by the ranching interests that have waged a propaganda campaign against the horses. The ultimate goal is the removal of most of these cherished California mustangs from the public lands that comprise the Modoc Forest. Read more below. 

 

Video Highlight of the Week: The Rescue of the ‘Oklahoma 6’

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Our next deadline

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Here’s your latest wild horse status report.

With the dust barely settled after the Triple B roundup last week, we’re headed to the Pine Nut wild horse roundup in Nevada on Monday.

As I write this, tens of thousands of wild horses stand in government holding facilities, and we wait with bated breath for the BLM’s decision on whether or not it will proceed with gruesome sterilization experiments on wild mares.

With tactical lawsuits, advocacy on the Hill, implementation of humane fertility control, and documentation in the wild, we continue with crucial actions to make roundups a thing of the past. That’s why, last week, we extended our fundraising goal to $100,000 to fight these cruel stampedes.

Your donation today will help us gear up for the next fights to protect wild horses on Monday – and save more of these beautiful creatures from suffering the same cruel fate we’re witnessing now.

Here are some of the actions we take to end roundups:

  • With field representation and filmmakers on the ground at each roundup, we’re gathering footage for educational videos to share with the public and lawmakers.
  • On Capitol Hill, our legal team is educating key members of Congress to combat a dangerous plan to round up and remove up to 130,000 wild horses over the next 10 years. (That’s more than exist on the range today.)
  • With litigation funding, we’re building specific cases for roundup-related lawsuits — like our case to save wild horses near Caliente, Nevada where BLM is planning to remove 100% of the herds.

Donate today to take action with us. Your support is key as we continue asserting to stand as the last line of defense between our wild horses and burros and the corporate livestock industry that seeks their destruction.

Thank you for standing with us,

Suzanne

2nd Chance Auction is Live!!!

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The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:

Thank you for helping horses!
It’s been incredibly busy the last few months.
We wrapped up our Boots and Bling event, and we’re so grateful to everyone that volunteered, donated, purchased tickets, attended, bid on auction items, and supported the event in every way.  Thanks to  your support, we sold out (over 400 tickets), and with immense gratitude for the folks at the Western States Horse Expo, we had a fun-filled event at the fabulous Murieta Equestrian Center.  With your support, we raised approximately $55,000 to support AAE operations and assure ongoing rescue activities!
Though our Boots event is a big boost to our budget, the calls for help with horses never ends, and sadly, neither does the need for fundraising.
For those of you that were unable to attend Boots (and those that attended, too), we had some auction items that were not bid on, and we thought it would be fun to have a second chance auction, online….a second chance for items to be won, a second chance for you to win, and another chance for you to keep helping horses!  We’ve added some cool new items, too.
We have a series of auctions lined up, so visit often and share broadly!
All About Equine’s Second Chance Auction is live on our Facebook page.  Like our horses, these items are in need of a new home and a second chance!
We hope to will find something you can’t live without, so help the horses by bidding!  All the proceeds from the online auction go directly to care for horses and ongoing operations at AAE!
We are so grateful to all of our donors for providing AAE with these items to feature!
THANK YOU for your continued support!
Our current 2nd Chance Online Auction is open!  
 
Bidding closes at 1pm PST on July 31, 2019
 
Featured Items
 
Pink Tourmaline and Pink Turquoise Earrings set in sterling silver.
These are a rare find!!
Value: $250 
Starting Bid:  $100
Thank you, Talisman Collection Fine Jewelers, for donating these beautiful earrings!
New San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame football. This football has never been inflated. Football comes with Certificate of Authenticity issued by the San Francisco 49ers.
Numbered 108 of 1000.
Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $25
Thank you, San Francisco 49ers, for such a cool gift!
Lightweight and easy to maneuver this 8 foot boat features heavy duty pontoons, aluminum oars, oar locks, temperature resistant bladders, and a powder coated steel tube frame. Special features include an under-seat stripping apron, zippered armrest pockets, a rear storage platform, molded plastic fold-down seat, and adjustable foot rests. Designed to hold up to 350 lbs of weight, this boat has a Class 1 river rating. Roanoke assembled size: 96″L x 55″W x 29″H, Weight: 43 lbs Used only once. Looks New!
Value: $250
Current Bid:  $140
Thank you, Gaylon & Alayne B!
Enjoy a steaming hot cup of hot cocoa in these two (2) cute oversized mugs and matching serving plate. Includes four (4) hot cocoa mixes, a box of caramel stroopwafels, scone mix, cocoa flavored cookies and raspberry panna cotta signature chocolates.
A chocolate lover’s dream!
Value: $50
Starting Bid:  $25
Thank you, Lori R, for donating this yummy basket!
New in box candy dispenser from Lefonte.
Features a glass globe and a 2lb. bag of M&M Chocolates.
Value: $35
Current Bid:  $25
Thank you, Judy G, for such a sweet gift!
New in box!  6 foot Grandfather Clock. Oak color finish.
Features Key wind function, special moon phase accents, and
classic European traditional strike chime.
Value: $200
Starting Bid:  $50
Thank you, John G for this gift of time!

ADOPTABLE HORSES

 
We have several new horses we’ll be sharing soon.  In the meantime, if you have room in your heart and home, please check out our horses looking for homes.
Visit our website to see who’s available.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED NOW!!

 
Do you have four hours a week to give to support horses in need?
Daily Horse Care, especially pm shifts needed now
(Daily 8a-12p or 3p-6p)
Used Tack Store Support, all areas 
(Fri – Mon, 12-4p)
Barn/Facility Maintenance
Foster Homes, Long-Term Foster/Sanctuary Homes
Capital Campaign Support
Board Members
Fundraising/Events
Grants – Writing and Research
Volunteer, Project, and Activity Coordinators
Outreach Activities
Youth Programs
Therapy Programs
Veteran Programs
Special Projects
Admin Support
Marketing
Graphics
Social Media
Bloggers
Photographers
Media and/or Photo Librarian
More, more, more
Interested in volunteering or volunteering in other areas?

Employers Match Donations, Does Yours?

Hey volunteers!
Did you know YOU could earn grant money for AAE from your employer just by volunteering?
Many Employers offer money when their employees volunteer.  Here are a few examples:
  • Intel

    provides a $10 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $5,000 per employee or retiree.

  • Microsoft provides a $17 grant to a nonprofit per every hour volunteered by an employee.
  • Apple provides a $25 grant to a nonprofit per every volunteer hour by an employee, and matches funds dollar for dollar up to $10,000 per employee.
  • Verizon provides a $750 grant to a nonprofit when an employee volunteers for 50+ hours.
  • State Farm provides a $500 grant nonprofit when an employee volunteers for+ 40 hours.
  • Others top 20 matching gift and/or volunteer grant companies include
    • Starbucks 
    • CarMax
    • Home Depot 
    • JP Morgan
    • Chevron
    • Soros Fund Management 
    • BP (British Petroleum)
    • Gap Corporation
    • State Street Corporation 
    • ExxonMobil
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Boeing
    • Disney
    • Google
    • Merck
    • Aetna
    • Dell
    • Outerwall (CoinStar and RedBox) 
    • ConocoPhillips
    • RealNetworks
    • Time Warner and subsidiaries
    • AllState
    • and more
Check with your employer.  You could help purchase our next load of hay!

ANOTHER URGENT CALL – SUFFERING ENDED, AND 4 MORE BABIES AT THE SHIPPER’S

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The following is from Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang:

Another call for 4 more babies, and maybe more. At least this one is not a 24 hour deadline. Pickup could be in a day, or a week, or even longer. Luckily the Shipper does not have a full load right now. So every day is a gift for these poor babies. Sadly, we have no option to save the moms. But we need to raise funds to secure the safety and rescue of these little babies.

We deal with so much heartbreak it is beyond comprehension. It drains you to the point of almost not being able to function. I know this is God’s rescue and He puts this all in front of us. So I am supposed to be able to handle it :( We run on so much faith, and He does always provide, even when we are down to pennies, but it takes every last thing.

THANK YOU so very much for making the last rescue possible. The mare’s leg was horribly broken. When she stepped out of the trailer she fell down, so she was humanely euthanized within hours. It of course was extra spendy, but it had to be done. THANK YOU for giving her the respect she deserved, and the gift of an end to her pain. The other gelding is now in his forever home. He may or may not have a long life, but his teeth were fixed so his horrible pain has also ended. The vet said the cancer is not painful, so he will live out his days in peace, surrounded by love. The orphans were also picked up and are home safe.

We were called on a beautiful little filly from Nevada, named Tyla. She had been caught in the middle of a stallion fight and had been laying there for hours. Everyone came together and we picked her up.

She was in horrible shape, and we took her to the vet on our way home. I also consulted our vet in CA. She is a foal specialist and is one of the best vets out there. Both of my “excellent” vets had exactly the same treatment plan. However, even with proper meds, the damage to her spine was too much and she let us know she was done. Her pain was getting worse and worse and her spinal injury was not improving.

Sadly, we had to set her free from her pain and this world. The only good thing was that for once, EVERY person in her life DID THE RIGHT THING FOR HER. If caring folks had not taken the time to make sure she was rescued, she would have literally been eaten alive on the range, as she was paralyzed when she was lying down. (She could literally only move her head and neck.) Another heartbreak for us, but a beautiful gift for an amazingly beautiful little baby. She couldn’t stay lying down, even when we helped her down. Her pain was too much.

She would stand beside my bed for literally hours, with her nose mushed into my tummy and sleep. We spent nearly 24/7 with her, but even with the best care, she never had a chance. When a baby wants to fight, and there is even the slightest chance of getting better, we will always fight with them. But that moment they tell you they are done, we have to honor and respect that, no matter how painful it is for us. That is true rescue. Always doing what is best for the critter in front of you.

So we have lots of vet bills again, and our milk and rescue funds have been depleted. We are getting ready for the new kids, and praying there will only be 4. However we all know that can change in a minute. So once again, we need your help now!

Y’all are amazing, and YOU HAVE SAVED SO MANY LIVES! Thank you for always being there for the horses.

Thank you as always, for your amazing love and support. We treasure all our Chilly Pepper Family and appreciate the fact that YOU MAKE THIS ALL POSSIBLE! We will keep on fighting as long as we have the funds to make it happen, even though on days like today it is simply too much. :(

Below – Honey Bandit and Lucky. 2 of the amazing lives that y’all have saved!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO:

You can go to gofundmel

https://www.gofundme.com/f/save-orphan-foals-amp-horses-from-slaughter?

You can go to Paypal

if you would like to help these horses.

->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #)

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang,

PO Box # 233

Golconda, NV 89414

You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458.

NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL – WE SAVE THEM ALL!

SAVING GOD’S CRITTERS – FOUR FEET AT A TIME

Chilly Pepper – Miracle Mustang, WIN Project – Rescue & Rehab

We are now part of the WIN Organization

WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_

If there are ever funds left over from the cost of the rescue itself, the monies are used to feed, vet, care for and provide shelter and proper fencing for the animals once they are saved.

Donate to Help

In photos: Why we fight for 🐴🐴🐴

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

It’s hard to fathom the shocking reality of roundups unless you’ve witnessed one. Helicopters stampeding terrified herds across public lands in the brutal summer heat. Foals separated from their mothers, often dropping to the ground due to exhaustion. Crowded pens pulsing with masses of wild horses, trapped within.

When the Triple B wild horse roundup concluded last week, 802 horses were captured. Fourteen wild horses died.

That’s why we work hard to keep representatives in the field — present for every roundup — so we can document the stampede and keep you informed, as gut-wrenching as it truly is.

Below are images and videos we captured of the recent Triple B roundup.

We are in court, in Congress, and on the range fighting to keep wild horses in the wild. Will you make a contribution to AWHC right now so we have the resources to keep up the fight?

This documentation demonstrates greed and cruelty, a reality in which private ranchers and commercial interests dictate what happens to your wild horses roaming your public land.

Donate today to fund our field representation so we can keep you informed and strengthen our case against the Bureau of Land Management.

Until roundups cease, these wild horses and thousands more across the West await an uncertain fate. Until then, our work continues.

– The AWHC Team

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We are the last line of defense for America’s wild horses

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The following is from the American Wild Horse Campaign:

Earlier this month, we set an ambitious fundraising goal of $50,000 to document the BLM’s roundup season, which began in Nevada’s Triple B Complex. That was before this week’s Senate hearing on the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program – a one-sided affair for cattle industry lobbyists, and not a single advocate for preserving America’s wild horses in the wild.

Thanks to you, we hit our $50,000 goal this week. The response from supporters like you has been an incredible boost during the hardest time of the year for wild horses. But to fight back against the stacked proceedings in the Senate – at the same time as the BLM’s terrifying and cruel roundups continue in the West – we’re now raising our goal to make sure everyone, from the American people to their elected leaders on Capitol Hill, sees how inhumane and unnecessary the BLM roundups really are.

We’re doubling down to fight the threats to wild horses and burros. Will you make a donation to help reach our new $100,000 fundraising goal, so we can continue fighting for wild horses in Washington, DC and on our Western public lands?

Thanks to your support, we’ve been out at the Triple B roundup in Nevada these past few weeks — with heartbreaking photo and video evidence that will long outlast this roundup. Just over 800 horses lost their freedom at Triple B this month; 16 of them lost their lives. These include five tiny foals, one of whom was too weak to stand after withstanding a miles-long helicopter stampede and another who died of water toxicity, likely a result of the BLM’s failure to give the vulnerable baby electrolytes after an arduous run in summer heat left him stressed and dehydrated.

We’ll use this evidence for the battles ahead. This week’s Senate hearing wasn’t just about laying the groundwork for more roundups. The cattle industry lobbyists and BLM want money to surgically sterilize wild horses who remain in the wild, by castrating stallions and ripping out the ovaries of wild mares in dangerous and painful surgeries.

The cattle industry’s path forward leads to one place — mass destruction… of wild, free-roaming horses in the wild, and of those in captivity whose days will be numbered when the government funding to care for them runs out.

We’ve increased our fundraising goal because this week’s Senate hearing proved, once again, that we are the last line of defense for keeping wild horses wild on the public lands where they belong. Please make a donation to support our work today.

Thank you for everything you’re doing during this critical time for wild horses and burros. We could not do this work without you.

Thank you,

Suzanne

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