Our goal

Our goal is to protect America’s wild horses and burros by stopping the federal government’s systematic elimination of these national icons from our public lands. It’s not too late to act to save the mustangs! Please watch the video and get involved today.

By the Numbers

  • Cattle vs. wild horses on public lands

    50: 1

    Wild horses are stockpiled in government facilities

    5 out of 8

    Horses removed from public lands since 1971


    Acres of Wild Horse & burro habitat lost since 1971

    22.2 Million

    of Herds reduced below genetic viability level

    70 %


Using low flying helicopters to terrorize and stampede wild horses into trap pens is far below the standard of humane treatment of animals that most Americans will tolerate. Yet our government has been doing it for decades.


We support safe and proven fertility control to maintain healthy population levels. The method has proven very successful, is easy to administer and is cheaper and more humane than costly and traumatic roundups and confinement.

How You Can Help

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    AWHPC In The News, News

    Utah ends inmate wild horse program with BLM

    By Associated Press

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prison officials said Friday the federal government has 30 days to relocate 1,100 wild horses after the state ended a program in which...

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    Eyewitness Reports

    Devil's Garden

    On March 24, 2014, AWHPC, Return to Freedom and wild horse advocate Carla Bower -- represented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the Los Angeles-based law firm Caldwell Leslie and the D.C...

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    AWHPC News Releases, News


    SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 10, 2014)…. Late last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah granted a motion by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC),...

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    BLM to Relocate Utah Mustangs from Utah Corrections' Program

    By Pat Raia, The Horse

    More than 1,000 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs will be relocated in the wake of a dispute between the federal agency and the Utah Department of Corrections...

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