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Dear Supporter,                                     October 9, 2012

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Tell Secretary Salazar: Stop Selling America's Wild Horses to Slaughter

Federal wild horse roundups continue even as the government has been exposed for selling thousands of America's cherished wild horses to a known kill buyer who ships horses to slaughterhouses in Mexico. AWHPC's Deniz Bolbol is just back from the latest helicopter roundup in Nevada and has filed this devastating video of a wild stallion breaking his leg as he tries in vain to escape the trap. Enough is enough. It's time to make your voice heard! Please stand with us in telling Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that he must order an emergency stop to the wild horse roundup program. Our petition campaign has generated 12,000 signatures in three short days. Can you help us triple that by signing & sharing this petition and forcing Salazar to address this issue?

Just 2 Days Left to Oppose California Mustang Roundup!

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to roundup wild horses in northeastern California and reduce the herds to just 50-59 horses in the same areas where the hundreds of cows and thousands of sheep are allowed to graze.

Please take a minute to register your opposition to this unnecessary roundup of two of California's few remaining wild horse populations. Encourage the agency to utilize humane fertility control to suppress population growth when necessary.  To submit comments, please click here or below.

The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) is dedicated to preserving American wild horses and burros in viable free-roaming herds for generations to come, as part of our national heritage. Supported by a coalition of over 50 organizations, its grassroots campaign seeks:

    * A suspension of roundups in all but verifiable emergency situations while the entire BLM wild horse and burro program undergoes fiscal and scientific reform;

    * Higher Appropriate Management Levels (AML) for wild horses and burros on those rangelands designated for them based on a fairer allocation of resources on our public lands;

* Implementation of in-the-wild management, which would keep wild horses and burros on the range and save taxpayers millions of dollars annually by avoiding the removal and stockpiling of wild horses in government holding facilities.



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