Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses

Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses Fort Polk, Louisiana (December 14, 2016) Pegasus Equine Guardian Association, represented by Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, filed a lawsuit in the Louisiana District Court against the US Army at Fort Polk Louisiana, charging that the Army's plan to eliminate herds of horses violates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) … Continue reading Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses

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Advocates Oppose Wild Horse Removal Program

Ft. Polk, Louisiana                                                                                                         … Continue reading Advocates Oppose Wild Horse Removal Program

Press Release: The US Army is proceeding with the removal of wild horses from Louisiana’s ranges and piney forests.

November 3rd, 2016 The US Army is in the process of removing wild horses from Louisiana's ranges and piney forests. These horses have inhabited this area for generations. There are two things seriously wrong with this: First, taking the horses out of their natural environment of which they are a part, destroys their standing as … Continue reading Press Release: The US Army is proceeding with the removal of wild horses from Louisiana’s ranges and piney forests.

Press Release: Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana’s Heritage Horses

Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana's Heritage Horses In a recent article published in the Beauregard Daily News titled, “Making Sense of Fort Polk Horses Plan“, discusses a controversial wild horse removal plan.  Pegasus Equine Guardian Association (PEGA) feels there is still so much to make sense … Continue reading Press Release: Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana’s Heritage Horses

U.S. Army’s Removal Plan Designed to Benefit the Kill Buyer COA 7

COA 7: The Break Down To see the actual document detailing the Army’s chosen Course of Action link this link (this is a very large document) http://www.jrtcpolk.army.mil/Trespass_Horses/Environmental_Assessment.pdf To see the breakdown of this Course of Action continue reading below 2.3.7 Course of Action 7 – Adopt, Give Away, Sell  and Relocate  This COA would start with … Continue reading U.S. Army’s Removal Plan Designed to Benefit the Kill Buyer COA 7

The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest While free roaming wild equine herds in early settlement regions of the United States are quickly disappearing from our American landscape, they can still be found in Kisatchie National Forest (KNF), Louisiana. While each herd member … Continue reading The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES of Pegasus Equine Guardian Association

Updated article on PEGAs Purpose & Objectives including VITAL POINTS for adoption & information regarding Army’s EA/Plan. Pegasus Equine Guardian Association (PEGA) is a registered Louisiana Non Profit Organization that formed to help preserve and protect these animals. With an awareness that wild equines are much better left in the wild such as their home in the Kisatchie … Continue reading PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES of Pegasus Equine Guardian Association

Immediate Press Release: Fort Polk Army Base, Louisiana announces Decision on Horses in midst of Historical Flood Disaster

The Silent Echoes in Feedlots: 08/16/2016 UPDATE In the midst of torrential downpours and catastrophic flooding in South and Central Louisiana, when 10,000 plus displaced Louisiana citizens have sought refuge in shelters because they have lost everything, rescues of every size and type are desperately trying to absorb the great need of feeding and caring … Continue reading Immediate Press Release: Fort Polk Army Base, Louisiana announces Decision on Horses in midst of Historical Flood Disaster

Louisiana’s Heritage Horses and the Struggle to Protect Them | The Timeline

This is a working document... a summarized timeline of our struggle to protect the Heritage Horses at US Army base in Fort Polk, Louisiana. It is documented that horses were distributed across the Kisatchie region as early as mid 1600’s when the Caddoan tribes traded A type of horse commonly  referred to as Spanish Colonial … Continue reading Louisiana’s Heritage Horses and the Struggle to Protect Them | The Timeline

Tulane Environmental Law Clinic Receives Response to FOIA Request for Comment period ending September 2015

Tulane Environmental Law Clinic Receives Response to FOIA Request for Comment period ending September 2015 Tulane Environmental Law Clinic  submitted a request for information to U.S. Army regarding the proposed elimination of horses on  December 14th, 2015 in reference to the First comment period ending September 6th, 2015 . After a few follow up letters … Continue reading Tulane Environmental Law Clinic Receives Response to FOIA Request for Comment period ending September 2015