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Updates from Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade


    We have now some thrilling information from our participation on the tenth Annual EQUUS Movie & Arts Pageant that was held in Sacramento, CA from Dec. 2-4.

    The skies opened up and deluged many outside occasions. The snow that hit the mountains to the east of Sacramento (Tahoe, and so on.) was heavy, so Pageant attendance by some of us who deliberate on attending the reside Pageant by driving was restricted because of hazardous journey circumstances.

    We nonetheless noticed many individuals who drove in from southern California and from up north, in addition to many attendees who made early reservations and flew in. The Murieta Resort and Spa was absolutely booked for the weekend as a result of two horse associated occasions: a hunter/jumper present and the EQUUS Movie Pageant.

    On Saturday Dec. third at 10:00 AM, William Simpson gave a TED-like discuss (reside presentation) on the Guild Theater concerning the Pure Wildfire Abatement and Forest Safety Plan (a.ok.a. ‘Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade’). That discuss had the biggest viewers attendance on the Pageant and lasted half-hour. The discuss was adopted by a 30 min. panel dialogue (Q&A) with the viewers.

    The next Board members have been in attendance:

    Deb Ferns – President
    Kelsey Stangebye – Vice President
    Michelle Gough – Treasurer
    William Simpson – Founder/Exec. Director

    The viewers supplied many good questions that addressed varied facets of how and why Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade advantages wild horses and ecosystems.

    The Bureau of Land Administration (BLM) despatched three representatives to the Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade discuss. Their workforce chief was Amy Ruhs who was from the BLM’s Idaho state workplace.

    One of many three women from the BLM, from the Sacramento BLM workplace, had an excellent query:

    “How would you amend the 1971 Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Act to permit rewilding?”

    The reply:

    Part 1339 of the Act presently prohibits the BLM from relocating wild horses from any Herd Administration Space (HMA) into one other non-HMA space, akin to designated important wilderness (115 million acres obtainable).

    By amending simply Part 1339 to state that:

    The BLM is allowed to humanely relocate wild horses as household bands from areas the place they’re deemed to be in battle with business enterprises and topic to roundups, and relocate them into designated important wilderness areas which are each economically and ecologically acceptable.

    An extra dialogue outlined how wild horses can presently be rewilded utilizing current regulation (Humane Switch of Extra Animals Act: H.R. 1625).

    Different questions from the viewers included these involving evolution of untamed horses and native species standing, depredation by north American apex predators, and the present dire state of affairs for wild horses created by the failed Adoption Incentive Packages (‘AIP’).

    This discuss and Q&A session was filmed, and we hope to have that presentation on-line for viewing someday subsequent week. It’s a large video file (~40 Gigabytes).

    The music video (“We Are the Wild Horses”) produced by a various collective of all volunteers round saving wild horses and introduced by Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade WON the Winnie Award (high honor) within the class of “wild horse music movies.” “We Are the Wild Horses” premiered on the tenth Annual EQUUS Movie Fest in Sacramento, CA and was very nicely acquired by the viewers and is now on-line, full size, for everybody to take pleasure in and share:

    NOTE: You don’t want any account or signup – simply watch!

    1. On Twitter:
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    3. On YouTube:

    The varied workforce at Wild Horse Fireplace Horse Fireplace Brigade believes that music is a crucial option to educate others in a manner that opens hearts and minds concerning the significance of American wild horses. We have now extra great things within the pipeline that we’ll be reporting later within the month.

    The whole workforce at Wild Horse Fireplace Brigade needs everybody an ideal vacation season!

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