Sheldon Mustangs Protected From Slaughter Past

it is so sad ,i might end up in a wheelchair but everything these guys know will be striped from them and their future families . so sad.

Wild Horse Education

Kidron today, our rescued Sheldon foal from the 2013 roundup. Kidron today, our rescued Sheldon foal from the 2013 roundup.

Sheldon Mustangs Protected From Known Slaughter Past

(DENIO,NV) Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge has issued a “stop work order” to a contractor that has failed to follow mandates of the contract to ensure Sheldon mustangs sent to them do not go to slaughter.

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.

In federal court John Kasbohm, Director of the Refuge, told the Judge that Sheldon changed it’s contract from the year prior and that horses removed in 2013 would be protected. Very quickly it was discovered that these “changes” were…

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