BREAKING NEWS:  President’s Budget proposes to murder wild horses.

BREAKING NEWS:  President’s Budget proposes to murder wild horses.
The budget, if approved, will allow for the murder and slaughter of Americas wild horses and burros on a national scale! The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group is once again outraged! While it may not affect the Salt River wild horses directly, this budget will put all wild horses and burros under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in great harm. The BLM manages approximately 60,000 to 70,000 wild horses left in the wild and 45,000 of them that are stuck in holding pens. We consider those wild horses and burros just as valuable and cherished

Thank You Firefighters

Thank You Firefighters
The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) reports that all wild horses in the  vicinity of the Cactus Fire have been located and are safe including the very pregnant mare we were monitoring, who gave birth on Wednesday morning not even half a mile from where the fire was raging. Despite starting his life at such a dangerous time with ashes falling all around, the little wild colt is doing great. His name; "Cactus Fire"! A lot of this spectacular habitat might have been lost, but thanks to the successful efforts by the forest service we estimate that less

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

Amazing Recognition of Death in Wild Horses: Sad, but Beautiful.

Amazing Recognition of Death in Wild Horses: Sad, but Beautiful.
We did our very best today, to help a young wild mare who's baby had gotten stuck and died during delivery. Our experienced field team had jumped into action and our vet was getting there as fast as she could, but sadly the mare went into septic shock and passed, the baby had simply been stuck for too long. She was a beautiful dun mare, just 2 years old, her name was Clydette, daughter of Bonnie. But just as nature gave us heavy hearts and reminded us of how harsh it can be sometimes, it then immediately showed us how

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',

Wild Horses Trapped in a Fountain Hills Neighborhood.

Wild Horses Trapped in a Fountain Hills Neighborhood.
 Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) guides them Home for the Holidays  azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport Fountain Hills, AZ (December 17, 2016) . . . Many Fountain Hills residents noticed the pair of wild horses in their backyards and neighborhood streets for the past several weeks. The horses were welcomed by some and chased by others and have even caused some disputes between neighbors. No one knew where they came from or why they were not leaving the neighborhood, until the Town of Fountain Hills called the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG).   Following

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

Reward Offered, Help From Public Sought in Salt River Wild Horse Shooting

Reward Offered, Help From Public Sought in Salt River Wild Horse Shooting

The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot three Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest on Friday. At least one horse – a beautiful 6-month foal named Kai – died, and two other young members of the same band have been observed alive, but with possible bullet wounds, and may need to be rescued by the SRWHMG. “The coward who shot these innocent and beloved horses deserves to be

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