Category Archives: Wild Horse Ecotourism

Promoting Wild Horse Eco-tourism as an economically profitable industry

Placitas Wildlife Mural

These beautiful murals are an incredible testimony to the Love, Respect, and Support, of the Wildlife and Wild Horses of Placitas New Mexico, by over 95% of the beautiful rural mountain community of Placitas. Channel 13, and the NM media … Continue reading

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Executive Order to Ban Horse Slaughter in New Mexico!

NM Governor Susanna Martinez Can Make History as a Consummate Leader….or Not Governor Martinez is “SAYIN” she is opposed to horse slaughter, but is acting powerless. However, Attorney at Law Pia Gallegos states “There exists sufficient potentiality for public harm … Continue reading

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NM Livestock Board PZP Registration Disallows Use on NM Horses

The New Mexico Livestock Board granted approval of use of PZP in New Mexico, however,    it did so in a manner which effectively bars its use on any horses in New Mexico.  In the NMLB’s cynical statement , it … Continue reading

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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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