Sheldon, The Final Countdown

Wild Horse Education

One of the last free Sheldon Mustangs One of the last free Sheldon Mustangs

The final countdown has begun for the removal of wild horses and burros on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

We have written numerous articles on the history of the horses and burros that inhabit the Refuge. You can access many of them here: http://wildhorseeducation.org//?s=Sheldon In addition we created a “stand alone” site to preserve the legacy of the Sheldon, America’s “War horse,” http://SheldonHorses.wordpress.com

Last week a case status conference was scheduled in ongoing litigation against Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) for July 1, 2014. The litigation brought by Bonnie Kohleriter and Laura Leigh, founder and President of Wild Horse Education, addresses both an historic lack of access to horse and burro roundups at the Refuge and Sheldon Mustangs repeatedly finding themselves in the slaughter pipeline.

Three of the last of the free Sheldon burros Three of the last of the free Sheldon…

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