Mustang Contraception, Adoption Proposed as Alternatives to EuthanasiaA bill in Washington would allow thousands of wild horses to be humanely euthanized because of overpopulation and lower adoption rates. Now, wildlife advocates are pushing for birth control as part of the solution.
Senate Bill Could Trigger Wild Mustang Kill-OffThe fate of thousands of wild horses hangs in the balance. The Senate is set to vote on an amendment to a spending bill that would allow euthanasia of mustangs and burros roaming free on public land.
Wild Horse Advocates’ Legal Victory Halts Roundups In NorCal ForestProtect Mustangs, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, and Citizens Against Equine Slaughter won their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service to halt the government’s two-year roundup agreement.