Legislation

Opinion: Sen Murkowski can help determine the future of the American wild horse

By Suzanne Roy, Special to Juneau Empire

September 3, 2020

The great Alaskan wilderness is home to iconic wildlife, and it would be very hard to imagine Alaska without its majestic bears, caribou, moose and other wild creatures.

In the Western Lower 48, the wild mustang is the iconic image of rugged American freedom, the loss of which would be just as devastating. These unique resources should be carefully stewarded for future generations to enjoy, and Alaskans can play an important role in making sure this happens.


Titus amendment directs $11 million to wild horse birth control program

By Jeniffer Solis, Nevada Current

July 28, 2020

The House of Representatives has approved $102.6 million for the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, a portion of which will be spent on implementing a humane fertility control vaccine used to manage wild horse populations.

The Senate has yet to take up companion legislation.


On World Donkey Day, AWHC Calls for Support for Burros and Congressman Don Beyer’s Ejiao Act-H.R. 6021

 On World Donkey Day, AWHC Calls for Support for Burros and Congressman Don Beyer’s Ejiao Act-H.R. 6021.

 


Wild horses facing removal in a North Dakota national park just got another strong ally: Congress

By Jack Dura, March 12, 2024

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Advocates for some 200 wild horses roaming North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park are hoping a signal of support from Congress will prevent the removal of the beloved animals from the rugged landscape. 


Honoring Wild Horse Champion Rep. Dina Titus

(Jan 2024): It is with great honor that AWHC presented the 2023 Freedom Award to Congresswoman Dina Titus in person this month. It was a privilege to have our Awareness Ambassador Chloe Gosselin, Nevada State Director Tracy Wilson, and the Nevada lobbyist Helen Foley join Executive Director, Suzanne Roy for the occasion. Representative Titus is an unwavering advocate for the protection of wild horses and burros, dedicated to putting an end to inhumane and unsustainable helicopter roundups on public lands. She truly deserves our gratitude and support!


Rep. Titus Calls for Urgent Reform in Wild Horse and Burro Management After Tragic Semi-Truck Accident Claims Lives of 7 Recently-Captured Horses

.Reno, NV (November 17, 2023) - Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the nation's leading wild horse advocacy organization, applauds Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) for authoring a letter calling on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to investigate and disclose the circumstances surrounding a 


U.S. Senate Committee Urges National Park Service to Maintain Historic Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horse Herd

Language, championed by Senator Hoeven, calls for the National Park Service to preserve North Dakota’s only wild horse herd