Tag Archives: Wild Horse State Park

DAVID BUENO – PHOTOGRAPHY

    David Bueno has graciously and generously donated the use of some of his award winning photography to help raise funds for the Pueblo of San Felipe Wild Horse Sanctuary.

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False Drums Beat On Horses and “Tribes” in New Mexico

There is an incredible force of New Mexico government officials, horse industry representatives, and special interests in New Mexico pushing for a horse slaughter house on US soil. Currently there is a bill at the NM State Legislature, HB90, that … 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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Sandoval County Gives Up on Loop Rd….(sort of and at least for now)

Sandoval County (NM) has passed a resolution that states: “NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANDOVAL COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS THAT CURRENT SANDOVAL COUNTY POLICY DOES NOT ADVOCATE THE DEVELOPMENT OR PLANNING OF A NORTHEAST ROADWAY CORRIDOR CONNECTING … Continue reading

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Wild Horses are Livestock? County Backs Down

Sandoval County Planning Departement recently proposed changes to the County’s Ordinances which included a new definition of livestock that would have resulted in the Placitas Wild Horses being defined as livestock, and thus being at immediate risk of capture and removal.  As has been the norm, … 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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