EQUUS Film & Arts Festival Presents a TED-like Talk about How Wild Horses Manage Wildfire Fuels

On Saturday Dec. 3rd at 10:00 AM, EQUUS Film & Arts Festival will present a TED-like talk about Wild Horse Fire Brigade at the historical Guild Theater in Sacramento California. Wild horse ethologist and researcher William E. Simpson II will speak about how wild horses cost effectively manage wildfire fuels, make trees more fire resilient, …

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S.M.A.R.T. Plans for Survival Preppers

There’s an old saying that goes, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” As someone who is engaged in survival prepping, that saying might not seem as if it applies to you. After all, you’re digging into the topic to see how you can best prepare for any disaster and protect your family – and you should be applauded for that.

Together, We Make a Difference

Giving Tuesday — the single MOST IMPORTANT day for charities — is just 1 week away! Giving Tuesday is not just about donations. It’s a global movement and a reminder to GIVE – not just money, but time, a voice, compassion, empathy…. It’s a reminder that we’re ALL in this together. We have this ONE …

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More Mustangs Rewilded by Wild Horse Fire Brigade and an Extended Team of Great People

Here is the latest video posted on our Twitter page about 6 more mustangs that were saved from the kill pens and are now safely rewilded in a wilderness area: Please help us grow the Wild Horse Fire Brigade (‘WHFB’) plan to save our forests, wildlife (and habitat), and watersheds, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and …

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BLM Proposes Livestock Grazing Where Wild Horse Roundup Is Planned

BLM wants to create new livestock grazing permits in the same area where they propose a massive wild horse roundup in the Stone Cabin Complex. Coincidentally, Tonopah NV BLM also proposes to re-start livestock grazing in two allotments (Monitor and Ralston), which are adjacent to the Stone Cabin Complex. Ranchers have illegally grazed livestock in …

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Equestrian Living Readers Vote EQUUS Foundation as Favorite Equine Charity

“There’s no better way to kick off our 20th Anniversary than being voted the favorite equine charity in 2022 by the readers of Equestrian Living,” said Lynn Coakley, EQUUS Foundation President. Read the feature story in the November-December issue of Equestrian Living here. The EQUUS Foundation was born from love of the equestrian sport and …

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‘Just Doing My Job’ – A Bureau of Land Management Excuse for Mismanaging Wild Horses

History is replete with examples of people and agencies causing great harm or that have been caught in the act of some form of wrongdoing, only to offer the excuse, “I was just doing my job…” On 16 March 1968, First Lieutenant William L. “Rusty” Calley, Jr., and his platoon murdered at least 300 Vietnamese …

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Preventing Wildfire with the Wild Horse Fire Brigade

Like a growing number of people in the American West, naturalist William Simpson is intimately familiar with wildfire. He lives in California’s rural Siskiyou County where overgrown grass and brush routinely fuel hot-burning and deadly wildfires. This year, the McKinney fire killed four people and burned more than 60,000 acres. But it was a wildfire …

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