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

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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

ALDF and Tulane Environmental Law act on behalf of PEGA and the Horses at U.S. Army base in Fort Polk, Louisiana

Please see the attached letter from Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) to Fort Polk. This letter is part of the Public Comments regarding the U.S. Army's  Final Environmental Assessment and proposed Elimination of Horses at Fort Polk, Louisiana. This public commenting period , was extended to June 17th, 2016. ALDF Comments 06022016 Tulane Environmental Law Clinic … Continue reading ALDF and Tulane Environmental Law act on behalf of PEGA and the Horses at U.S. Army base in Fort Polk, Louisiana

Proposal to Protect Heritage Horses at Louisiana Army Base – Fort Polk

Proposal to Protect Louisiana's Heritage Horses In response to a 2016 Environmental Assessment regarding the Army's proposed elimination of our Louisiana Heritage Horses a copy of a proposal submitted by Pegasus Equine Guardian Association to the US Army at Fort Polk Army Base on June 16th, 2016.  JRTC and Fort Polk, Public Affairs Office Attention: Public … Continue reading Proposal to Protect Heritage Horses at Louisiana Army Base – Fort Polk

ALDF Lends a Voice to Save Louisiana Horses

Animal Coalition Condemns Army’s Cruel Plan to Eliminate Horses   http://aldf.org/press-room/press-releases/interview-opportunity-animal-coalition-condemns-armys-cruel-plan-to-eliminate-horses/ Posted on June 21, 2016 "For Immediate Release Contacts: Natalia Lima, Animal Legal Defense Fund, nlima@aldf.org, 201-679-7088 LAFAYETTE, LA – A coalition of animal protection groups is speaking out against the Army’s new plan to address the longstanding population of hundreds of horses whose home … Continue reading ALDF Lends a Voice to Save Louisiana Horses