FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONDITIONS WORSEN AT BLM’S PALOMINO VALLEY CENTER, FOR CAPTIVE NATIVE WILD HORSES AND BURROS
BY: Jetara Séhart, Native Wild Horse Protection
August 30, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management, Native Wild Horse & Burro holding facility, located in Palomino Valley, Nevada, has taken a turn for the worse.
Last year, citizens of Nevada and from across the country, including veterinarians, many animal and equine welfare organizations expressed deep concern, for the welfare of the horses and burros held within this facility, over inhumane treatment, animal abuse and neglect, caused by failure to simply provide basic needed shelter and more drinking water troughs, to prevent doctor warned heat related and suffering and death, for many horses and burros.
Located in high desert, approximately 1,800 horses and burros held within the BLM’s, Palomino Valley Center, are fenced within cages, with no shelter, provided…
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