SRWHMG Volunteers Keep Eye on Horses During Fire

SRWHMG Volunteers Keep Eye on Horses During Fire
Salt River Wild Horses Survive Cactus Fire Fox10 MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - It was a busy day for fire crews as they worked to get control of several wildfires in our state, including the Cactus Fire, which is burning close to home in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa. There is concern about a herd of wild horses that live in the area. Volunteers with the Salt River Wild Horse Management group are monitoring the horses, which have moved to safety. It appears that they've taken shelter under trees and not in danger. Read More: http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/mesa/group-concerned-for-salt-river-wild-horses-near-cactus-fire ABC15 Ashley Loose, MESA
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First Colt of 2017 Named “Ducey”

First Colt of 2017 Named “Ducey”
First wild horse baby of 2017 is named after Governor Doug Ducey The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG)  announced that the first colt of the year has been born and was named “Ducey” in honor of the Governor of Arizona. Governor Doug Ducey has played a leading role in saving the Salt River wild horses and the Governor himself listed protecting the horses as one of his six major accomplishments of the year 2016. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script',
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Arizona House Congressional leaders call for humane fertility control of Salt River wild horses

Arizona House Congressional leaders call for humane fertility control of Salt River wild horses
Phoenix, AZ (November 23, 2016)... In a sign on letter sent to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week, Republican and Democrat members of the Arizona House Delegation called on the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), a division of the USDA, to immediately approve a humane fertility control program to manage the Salt River horses of the Tonto National Forest. The letter was written by Congressman Trent Franks and signed by his House colleagues, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema, Paul Gosar, Raul Grijalva, Matt Salmon and Martha McSally. The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group and its national partner, the American Wild Horse Preservation
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Wild Horse Advocates Call For Humane Wild Horse and Burro Management at Regional AZ BLM Meeting

Wild Horse Advocates Call For Humane Wild Horse and Burro Management at Regional AZ BLM Meeting
Salt River Wild Horse Management GroupBreaking: Please help share and make your voice count! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Simone Netherlands, SRWHMG, 928-925-7212 Rally & Press Conference Thursday: Wild Horse Advocates Call For Humane Wild Horse and Burro Management at Regional AZ BLM Meeting Salt River Wild Horse Management Group to Decry Recommendation for Mass Killing of 45,000 Captured Mustangs Phoenix, AZ (September 13, 2016).... The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) will hold a rally and press conference on Thursday, September 15th at a meeting of a Bureau of Land Management regional advisory board for Arizona, to call for
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Victory for Salt River Wild Horses: Bill to Protect the Herd Passes the AZ Senate!

Victory for Salt River Wild Horses: Bill to Protect the Herd Passes the AZ Senate!

Phoenix, Arizona (April 11, 2016) . . . . Wild horse advocates are declaring victory for the Salt River wild horses after today’s Senate vote of 27-2 in favor of HB 2340, legislation to protect the cherished wild horse herd. The House passed the bill on Feb. 25, and the legislation will now head back there for concurrence on amendments added in the Senate to strengthen the legislation, before moving on to the Governor’s desk for signature into law. The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign are applauding the vote and celebrating this

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Forest Service to Withdraw Notice to Impound Salt River Horses

Forest Service to Withdraw Notice to Impound Salt River Horses

A WILD AND FREE HOLIDAY FOR THE SALT RIVER WILD HORSES Salt River, AZ (December 10, 2015). . . . The U.S. Forest has informed the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) that it intends to withdraw its July 31, 2015, notice to round up and impound the wild horses that roam the Tonto National Forest along the Salt River. The withdrawal comes within days of the expiration of the 120-day stay of the roundup that was negotiated by the SRWHMG shortly after the impound notice was published. Since August, the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group, the local

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Annihalation of the Salt River wild horses temporarily halted but removal still impending

Annihalation of the Salt River wild horses temporarily halted but removal still impending

The Salt River wild horses are in danger of removal by the US Forest Service.  The Salt River Wild Horse Management Management Group is leading the charge to secure lasting protection for the iconic Salt River wild horses in their habitat in the Tonto National Forest. Members of the Salt River Management Group have closely monitored and recorded data on the Salt River wild horses for almost 20 years. After the U.S. Forest Service published a July 31, 2015 notice of intent to roundup and eradicate this iconic wild horse herd, our group organized a press conference and rally attended

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Annihilation of the Salt River wild horses temporarily halted, but removal still pending

Annihilation of the Salt River wild horses temporarily halted, but removal still pending
Historic Herd Still In Danger of Removal by The US Forest Service On July 31, 2015, the U.S. Forest Service posted its notice of intent to roundup and impound the publicly-cherished Salt River wild horses. It states: “all unauthorized livestock found upon National Forest System lands, will be impounded by the United States Forest Service on or after 8/07/15. ... livestock will be offered for sale at public auction. Livestock not sold at public sale may be sold at private sale or condemned and destroyed, or otherwise disposed of.” In response, we, the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group, alerted
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