Horse Fund News

Przewalski’s– are they last wild horses on Earth?

The Przewalski’s horse is named after Russian explorer and geographer Nikolaj Przewalski. Nikolaj Przewalski found a skeleton of the horse during his expedition in 1881 and was the first person to recognize it belong to the species previously unknown to European science. The name Przewalski is of Polish origin and is pronounced as she-val-skee. The […]

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Utah Governor Takes Aim at Wild Horses & Burros If Utah Governor Gary Herbert (pictured at left) had his way, his state would clear the public lands of wild horses “to keep ranges open for cattle grazing.” In public statements made last week, he proposed “aggressively” killing some mustangs and surgically sterilizing the rest! On […]

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Appropriations Budget Says No Horse Slaughter Funding Allowed

The House of Representatives passed the bill funding the government for Fiscal Year 2014 on Wednesday including language banning the United States Department of Agriculture inspection funding for equine slaughterhouses reported The bill will now move to the Senate where it is expected to pass and be signed into law by President Obama. United States […]

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Become a Corolla Wild Horse Fund Member

Help Keep the Corolla Wild Horses Wild and Free! The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is a non-profit, registered 501(c)3 public charity, whose mission is to protect, preserve, and responsibly manage the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks. You can be a part of protecting and preserving this historic herd! […]

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Corolla Wild Horse Bill Gets House Nod

On June 3, the full U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would help protect a herd of wild horses residing on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. But the executive director of the organization that manages the herd says the battle to ensure the horses’ future is only half won. More than 100 feral horses […]

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Until the Last Wild Horse is Gone

This has been a devastating year for the American wild horse. In the west, as if the cruel helicopter roundups, confinement of nearly forty seven thousand wild horses in government holding pens, and their sale to kill buyers for slaughter in Canada and Mexico is not horrific enough, other insidious ways to rid the land […]

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