Letter of Concern

The following letter of concern, dated August 3, 2018,  was sent to all parties involved in the horse removal program at Fort Polk. Please take a moment to read the entire letter by clicking the picture below or on this link below. Letter of Concern Regarding Fort Polk Horse Removal   The US Army Corps Awarded … Continue reading Letter of Concern

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Louisiana’s Wild Horses Need Your Help

May 2018 caring individuals answered our call for help in saving Louisiana’s Wild Horses evicted by Fort Polk Officials. Today, 15 of those Fort Polk horses rescued need a permanent home. Currently, a “documented” 206 Wild Horses have faced eviction since 2016. Until recently there were legitimate rescues involved in protecting the welfare of these horses who … Continue reading Louisiana’s Wild Horses Need Your Help

Help Needed: Fort Polk Horses Need a Home!

May 2018 caring individuals answered our call for help in saving Louisiana's Wild Horses evicted by Fort Polk Officials. Today,  17 Fort Polk horses rescued need a permanent home. See Video #1 - Fort Polk Horses saved May 2018 HOMES NEEDED! Given the current situation regarding the organizations working with the Army to remove horses, … Continue reading Help Needed: Fort Polk Horses Need a Home!

Federal Grant Money Funding Felons: Thompson Horse Lot

Information acquired as a result of a public records request Pegasus Equine Guardian Association submitted to Texas State University has uncovered that federal grant money is being paid to Jacob Thompson Cattle LLC, also known as Thompson Horse Lot & Co. by Texas State University. ​Based on the info we received from TSU the $80k+ … Continue reading Federal Grant Money Funding Felons: Thompson Horse Lot

Inadequate handling practices pose added threat to Louisiana’s Wild Horses

Regarding the Current Round Up of 37 Horses, Round Up #5  It’s very important to remember any time you deal with Kill buyers, Kill Pen Horses... etc. the risk of exposure to disease is far greater. Especially for wild horses whose immune systems are not exposed to such pathogens in the wild as would be … Continue reading Inadequate handling practices pose added threat to Louisiana’s Wild Horses

Permanent vs. Non-Permanent Fertility Control

PEGA would like to express the difference between herd management methods when discussing Wild Horses vs. Domesticated Horses. The domestic horse mentality uses the term “Sterilization” which implies gelding of stallions and/or ovariectomy of mares. These methods of sterilization have been shown to be detrimental to the health and nature of these horses, should never recommended as solutions for Wild … Continue reading Permanent vs. Non-Permanent Fertility Control

US Army, Civilian led Environmental Division / Range Control at Fort Polk, and Texas State University fund Thompson Kill Buyers

Despite ongoing litigation the US Army - Civilian led Environmental Division / Range Control at Fort Polk again has decided to proceed with unethical capture of horses using damaging capture methods. Sadly, the US Army and Civilian Officials managing this initiative have completely ignored direct request and public sentiment by subcontracting with the Thompson’s of … Continue reading US Army, Civilian led Environmental Division / Range Control at Fort Polk, and Texas State University fund Thompson Kill Buyers

Amicus Brief Filed By Dr Phillip Sponenberg in support of Louisiana’s Unique Wild and Free Roaming Horses 

On April 16th, 2018 Dr Phillip Sponenberg, a Choctaw Horse expert with 45 years of experience studying Choctaw Horses, filed an Amicus Brief in support of  the protection and preservation of Louisiana's unique wild and free roaming horses. The Brief states: In the Army's Environmental Assessment (EA), the Army failed to consider: the impact horse removal would … Continue reading Amicus Brief Filed By Dr Phillip Sponenberg in support of Louisiana’s Unique Wild and Free Roaming Horses 

Video Footage of Louisiana’s Wild and Free Roaming Horses – March 2018

The Peason Ridge Annual Tour, held on March 30th, 2018 was truly amazing. Mr. Rickey Roberson, our tour guide and local historian, shared his extensive knowledge about an area in west central Louisiana, known as Peason Ridge. The Ridge is situated between the Sabine River and the Red River, called the Neutral Zone where Native Americans … Continue reading Video Footage of Louisiana’s Wild and Free Roaming Horses – March 2018

Objections Filed in Case to Project Louisiana’s Free Roaming Wild Horses

Objections to the March 9th Report and Recommendation were filed on March 23rd, 2018 Link to Objections here: https://pegasusequine.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/03-23-18-68-1-mem-re-objections-to-rr-1.pdf Link to Report and Recommendation here: https://pegasusequine.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/03-09-18-67-rr-on-pi1.pdf Recap: On Friday, March 9, on narrow grounds a Western District U.S. Magistrate Judge chose not to recommend that the Court stop the elimination of wild and free roaming horses at … Continue reading Objections Filed in Case to Project Louisiana’s Free Roaming Wild Horses