Category Archives: Cerrillos State Park Wild Horse Sanctuary

State Wild Horse Sanctuary Will Boost Jobs, Tourism

Opinion column by Patience O’Dowd, President of WHOA, as printed in the Albuquerque Journal , 10/13/10 (after a week of WHOA prodding and urging the Journal editors):  The proposed 12,000-acre expansion of Cerrillos State Park will be a great asset to New … Continue reading

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Santa Fe County Commission Unanimously Approves Resolution

The Santa Fe County Commission voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of the State’s proposed expansion of Cerrillos State Park, which will include a wild horse sanctuary.   WHOA was in attendance, as was the Albuquerque Journal (which did some … Continue reading

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Placitas / Wild Horse State Park – Update – Pls Call Again

Hello All,     Senator Udall’s office states he is “prepared” to help us with the BLM in Placitas – but appears to be waiting to see if the Wild Horse State Park passes. The Albuquerque Journal has been railing away with 6 articles … Continue reading

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V is for Vendetta: The Albuquerque Journal’s Vendetta Against the Wild Horses

The Albuquerque Journal has now printed, over the past two weeks, six opinion pieces denigrating Governor Richardson’s proposed 12,000 acre expansion of Cerrillos State Park and creation of a wild horse sanctuary. Four of the opinion pieces masqueraded as news articles, with one … Continue reading

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Press Release: Governor Richardson Leads the Nation – Makes New Mexico Proud

Date: 9/18/2010 Press Release:  Governor Richardson Leads the Nation Creates First State Wild Horse Sanctuary Advocates for Wild Horses in Placitas NM Governor Richardson has taken a bold step toward protecting the nation’s remaining wild horses and wildlife with his … Continue reading

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Meeting with Governor Richardson

The Committee to Promote New Mexico’s Wild Horse Parks had an opportunity to make a presentation to Governor Richardson, and it went very well.  We are hopeful and optimistic for the Wild Horses of New Mexico!  Here’s out presentation: Committee for NM … Continue reading

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Committee to Promote New Mexico’s Wild Horse Parks

Governor Richardson recently anounced in Washington, DC his intention to establish a Wild Horse State Park in New Mexico. WHOA is much appreciative of his announcement and has aligned itself with several other New Mexico horse advocates in order to urge this project … Continue reading

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Wild Horse State Park Brochure

Here is WHOA’s mock-up of a brochure for a “Wild Horse State Park”, as part of WHOA’s proposal for a Wild Horse State Park in Placitas, NM and for utilizing New Mexico’s wild horses for eco-toursim.  The brochure, as originally posted in early 2007 on … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Eco-Tourism in New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment

Here’s a link to our archived Wild Horse Eco-Toursim webpage, which was last updated April 25, 2008.  This is a project WHOA has worked on since 2006.  Updates will be posted to this blog. Of special importance is the Wild … Continue reading

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