Our guests have included experts on wild horse and burro issues in the U.S. and other countries, and on diverse equine topics including horse slaughter, PMU mares, horse rescue, critical foal care and sanctuaries. We are also planning upcoming shows regarding public lands issues. We maintain a library of these archived shows as a resource for public education.
1/17/18 – Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, on efforts to get the BLM to allow her to photograph wild horses at Axtell (Utah) and Bruneau (Idaho) off range corrals (where the public is not allowed to see them) to help facilitate adoptions. Listen HERE.
1/19/18 – Erik Molvar, Executive Director of Western Watersheds Project. Erik is a contributor to The Hill and his blog posts can be found here. Western Watersheds Project (WWP) aims to protect and restore western watersheds and wildlife through education, public policy initiatives and legal advocacy. Listen HERE.
2/15/17 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation and donkey advocate David Duncan (Donkey Rescue World) on donkeys around the world being slaughtered for their skins to make ejiao, a Chinese health fad and beauty tonic. Listen HERE.
3/8/17 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Australian donkey advocate Andrea Jenkins, a member of Good Samaritan Donkey Sanctuary, on the ejiao issue in Australia. Listen HERE.
4/12/17 – Dawn Vincent, Head of Communications for The Donkey Sanctuary (UK), and Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, on The Donkey Sanctuary’s report titled “Under the Skin.” about millions of donkeys being killed for their skins, to make ejiao. Listen HERE.
5/24/17 – Elaine Nash, Founder and Dir. of Fleet of Angels, and Palomino Armstrong, founder of CHILLY PEPPER – MIRACLE MUSTANG, on the logistics of the rescue of the ISPMB horses and about the many wild horses that still need to be adopted. Listen HERE.
6/14/27 – Nancy Turner, Pres. of This Old Horse, a Minnesota nonprofit providing sanctuary to rescued horses, and Elaine Nash, Founder and Dir. of Fleet of Angels, offering crisis management and transportation assistance during equine-related emergencies, on ISPMB horses that still need to be adopted. Listen HERE.
6/21/17 – Bonnie Gestring, Northwest Circuit Rider for Earthworks, on contamination of U.S. waters in perpetuity, caused by mining. Bonnie is co-author of the report Polluting the Future: How mining companies are polluting our nation’s waters in perpetuity. Listen HERE.
6/28/17 – Neda DeMayo, Founder and Pres., and Cory Golden, Advocacy & Communications Dir., of Return to Freedom, talk about the need for ALL of us to urge Congress to stand against a presidential budget proposal that threatens the lives of tens of thousands of horses. Listen HERE.
7/8/17 – Ginger Kathrens (Founder and Exec. Dir. of The Cloud Foundation), John Holland (Pres. of Equine Welfare Alliance), Katlin Kraska (Equine Lobbyist for ASPCA), Cory Golden (Advocacy Coordinator for Return to Freedom), and R.T. Fitch, (Pres. of Wild Horse Freedom Federation), on what you can do to help save the wild horses & burros from slaughter from language in the 2018 Budget. Listen HERE.
7/12/17 – Gayle Hunt, President & Founder of the Central Oregon Wild Horse Coalition, on their efforts to preserve the wild horses on the Big Summit HMA, in the Ochoco National Forest, about 30 miles east of Prineville, Oregon. Listen HERE.
8/16/17 – Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Exec. Dir. of The Cloud Foundation, and member of the BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board and Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, on the need for you to tell Congress not to kill over 46,000 wild horses & burros. Listen HERE.
8/23/17 – Terri Farley, best selling author of the Phantom Stallion series for young readers and Susan Wagner, President & Founder of Equine Advocates, on the 2018 Budget language that would mean the killing of over 46,000 wild horses and burros in BLM holding facilities, and tens of thousands more on public lands, the National Wild Horse and Burro Management Summit (aka the “Horse Killer Summit”) in Utah, Protect the Harvest and secret spaying. Ginger Kathrens, Exec. Dir. of The Cloud Foundation called in, too. Listen HERE.
8/30/17 – Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Exec. Dir. of The Cloud Foundation, and member of the BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board. The countdown is ticking quickly on the fate of our wild horses and burros. Listen HERE.
9/6/17 – Russ Mead, Esq., the Vice President & General Counsel of Animal Law Coalition, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization that lobbies for legislation in support of animal welfare, on wild horse & burro legislative issues and advocacy. Listen HERE.
9/13/17 – John Holland, Pres. of Equine Welfare Alliance and Simone Netherlands (Pres. of The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group, and Spokeswoman for American Wild Horse Campaign), on issues stopping horse slaughter from being approved in the U.S., and language in the 2018 Budget to kill over 46,000 wild horses & burros in holding, and tens of thousands more on public lands. Listen HERE.
9/20/17 – Cathy Liss (Pres.) and D.J. Schubert (Wildlife Biologist) of Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) on the USDA’s Wildlife Services program that kills approximately 5 million animals each year in the name of “managing problems caused by wildlife,” endangered species, wildlife issues and wild horse & burro issues. Listen HERE.
9/27/17 – Stephen Nash, the author “Grand Canyon for Sale.” An extraordinarily powerful few are controlling public lands that belong to all Americans. Grand Canyon For Sale is a carefully researched investigation of the precarious future of America’s public lands: our national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, monuments, and wildernesses. Listen HERE.
10/1/17 – Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation on the Bureau of Land Management’s roundups of wild horses in the Checkerboard area of Wyoming. This roundup that will result in the devastation of the three largest remaining wild horse herds in Wyoming. Listen HERE.
10/4/17 – Sam Jojola, a former Deputy Resident Agent-in-Charge for U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) Office of Law Enforcement in the Los Angeles area from 2006 to 2008, on wildlife trafficking, trophy hunting, Safari Club International, birds poisoned by the mining, kill permits for the wind energy industry and more. Listen HERE.
10/11/17 – Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, with an update on the BLM’s latest roundups of wild horses in Wyoming. Carol, who is a Co-Plaintiff, explains the lawsuit just filed to stop the BLM from illegally rounding up hundreds of wild horses in Wyoming. Listen HERE.
10/18/17 – Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Exec. Dir. of The Cloud Foundation, and Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, on BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting and the roundups of wild horses in Wyoming. Listen HERE.
11/1/17 – George Wuerthner, Exec. Director of Public Lands Media (a project of the Earth Island Institute), Vice Pres. of the Board of Directors for Western Watersheds Project and author of 38 books, on the multiple ways that the livestock industry impacts the West. Listen HERE.
11/17/17 – Carey Gillam, an investigative journalist, a former senior correspondent for Reuters’ international news service, a Research Director for U.S. Right to Know, a Board Member of Justice Pesticides, a contributor to Huffington Post, and author of Whitewash, a book about one of the most controversial stories in the history of food and agriculture, exposing new evidence of corporate influence. Listen HERE.
2/8/16 – Representatives of 4 major wild horse & burro advocacy groups and advocates speak out against BLM’s plans for barbaric sterilization experiments on wild mares. Listen HERE.
3/2/16 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League, joined by local wild burro advocates fighting to save the wild burros of the Black Mountain Herd Management Area in Arizona. Listen HERE.
3/23/16 – Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation interviews Susan W. Watt, Executive Director, Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, located in South Dakota. Listen HERE.
6/22/16 – Charlotte Roe, Founder of Wild Equid League of Colorado, on BLM’s cruel experiments on wild horses and burros, including sterilization of pregnant wild mares, that are a launching pad for widespread use as “population suppression.” Listen HERE.
8/3/16 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League with guests. Listen HERE.
8/17/16 – Advocates Carla Bowers and Bonnie Kohleriter on why 83% of wild horse and burro herds are on the brink of collapse. Listen HERE.
8/31/16 – Steve Hindi (President and Founder) and Janet Enoch (Investigator) of SHowing Animals Respect & Kindness (SHARK) on rodeo cruelty and more. You can see all of SHARK’s rodeo exposés on YouTube by clicking here. Listen HERE.
9/14/16 – Susan Wagner, Pres. & Founder of Equine Advocates, on how the upcoming Presidential election can affect the fate of wild and domestic equines and horse slaughter. PLEASE SIGN EQUINE ADVOCATES’ PETITION HERE. Listen HERE.
9/21/16 – Mae Lee Sun, co-author of “Brumby: A celebration of Australia’s wild horses” and Craig Downer, wildlife ecologist and the author of the book “The Wild Horse Conspiracy” on the culling of the brumbies (wild horses) of the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales. Listen HERE.
9/28/16 – Laird Lucas (Executive Director) and Talasi Brooks (Staff Attorney) of Advocates for the West, a public interest, nonprofit environmental law firm with an 85% record of legal success protecting the wildlife and wild places of the American West. Listen HERE.
10/5/16 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League reports on the 2016 Donkey Welfare Symposium. Listen HERE.
10/12/16 – Nancy Watson, President of SAFE Food SAFE Horses Coalition, has been raising worldwide awareness to the loopholes in U.S. legislation that allows U.S. equines (horses, donkeys, mules and burros) which are laden with pharmaceuticals, into the global food supply. Listen HERE.
10/26/16 – Hilary Wood, Pres. and Founder of Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) and Bruce Wagman, a partner with Schiff Hardin law firm in San Francisco, talk about the BLM, horse slaughter and more. Listen HERE.
11/16/16 – Elaine Nash, Founder and Director of Fleet of Angels, a grassroots movement of horse lovers who own trailers and help transport equines to safety when their lives are in danger, on recent rescue efforts. Listen HERE.
11/30/16 – Keith Nakatani, California Oil & Gas Program Manager, and Matt Davis, California Communications Director, of Clean Water Action, on fracking wastewater being used to irrigate crops, and aquifer exemptions that allow certain oil and gas and mining activity to occur in groundwater that would otherwise be protected as a drinking water source. Listen HERE.
1/7/15 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League, on pending extinction of burros in America. Co-Hosted by R.T. and Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation. Click HERE.
1/21/15 – Ginger Grimes, Founder and President of Dust Devil Ranch Sanctuary for Horses in Utah and volunteer Julie Smith, who’s working to get a stronger animal protection law (called Elsa’s Law) passed in Utah. Click HERE.
2/18/15 – Gail Fagan, spokesperson for Help Alberta’s Wildies (HAW), a group of concerned Canadians who have been fighting to save the remaining wild horses, called “wildies,” from being culled in Alberta, Canada. Listen HERE.
3/25/15 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation & Sean Paton, founder of BICEPS Bonaire and radio host of Forum Antilles, talk about the endangered donkeys of Bonaire. Listen HERE.
4/8/15 – Erik Molvar, the Sagebrush Sea Campaign Director for WildEarth Guardians, talks about retiring livestock grazing permits, oil and gas issues, a uranium mine in Wyoming and public lands issues. Listen HERE.
4/29/15 – Veterinarians Judy Batker (Board member), and Julia Wilson (co-founder and Pres.) of Equitarian Initiative, on providing veterinary care for hard-working horses, donkeys and mules in poor, rural, developing nations. Listen HERE.
5/6/15 – Marjorie Farabee, Director of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Simone Netherlands, founder of respect 4 horses organization, on the BLM’s plans to remove wild burros from the Black Mountain HMA in Arizona. Listen HERE.
5/13/15 – Howard Lyman, (featured in “Cowspiracy“ and author of “Mad Cowboy” and “No More Bull.”) Lyman stated his opinion of the risk of Mad Cow disease on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996, and he, Oprah and Harpo productions were sued by Texas cattlemen. Listen HERE.
7/29/15 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Sean Paton, journalist, radio host (Forum Antilles) and founder of Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) BICEPS BONAIRE, on saving the wild donkeys of Bonaire. Listen HERE.
8/7/15 – R.T. Fitch, Pres. of Wild Horse Freedom Federation, and Debbie Coffey discuss Forest Service plans to roundup the Salt River wild horses In the Tonto National Forest in Arizona, and misc. topics. Listen HERE.
8/12/15 – Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation. Ginger will be giving us an update on Cloud the Stallion and the wild horses in the Pryor Mountains in Montana. Listen HERE.
9/2/15 – Susan Wagner, Pres. & Founder of Equine Advocates, and Susan Kayne, creator of TV show Real Horse Rescues on ABC-WTEN, with Dr. Ray Kellosalmi and Paula Bacon, on mainstream media’s poor coverage of horse meat in the U.S. food supply, over 90,000 PMU mares trapped in torturous conditions while having their pregnant mare urine collected in China, and other equine welfare issues. Listen HERE.
9/9/15 – Sinikka Crosland, Exec. Dir. of Canadian Horse Defence Coalition, people and national groups that have joined together to ban the slaughter of equines for human consumption in Canada, as well as the export of live horses to other countries for the same purpose. Listen HERE.
10/28/15 – author Terri Farley, who will be talking about her new book, “Wild at Heart: Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them.” Listen HERE.
11/4/15 – Victoria Racimo, director of One Day, a film chronicling the life of racing champion Our Mims and the Thoroughbred retirement sanctuary that bears her name (which was founded by Jeanne Mirabito). Listen HERE.
11/11/15 – Elizabeth Forel (President) and Mary Culpepper (Vice President) of the Coalition to Ban Horse Drawn Carriages, a campaign dedicated to banning the inhumane horse-drawn carriages in New York City. Susan Wagner of Equine Advocates joined in to talk about rescued carriage horse Bobby II Freedom. Listen HERE.
1/15/14 – Victoria McCullough, equestrian and CEO of Chesapeake Petroleum and John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, on stopping horse slaughter from being reinstated in the U.S. Click HERE.
1/29/14 – R.T. Fitch, John Holland and others honor wild horse advocate Garnet Pasquale, who dedicated her life to save the wild horses near her home in Nevada, with the Spring Mountain Alliance. Garnet’s dear friend, wild horse advocate and wildlife photographer Arlene Gawne, talks about Garnet, wild horses and the Spring Mountain Alliance. Click HERE.
4/1/14 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs at Wild Horse Freedom Federation, on endangered (thought to be extinct) Bonaire donkeys. Carl Mrozak, videographer, with advocates Rona Aguilar, and Al Catalfumo. Click HERE.
8/13/14 – Susan Wagner, President and co-founder of Equine Advocates, on investigations and the miserable lives of PMU mares (continually impregnated and turned into 4-legged drug machines to produce Premarin, PremPro and Premphase). Click HERE.
10/15/14 – Dr. Ray Kellosalmi, expert on the PMU (pregnant mare urine) industry and horse slaughter in Canada, and Scientific Advisor to the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition with Susan Wagner, the President of Equine Advocates in a special show for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Click HERE.
10/22/14 – Elaine Nash, founder and Director of Fleet of Angels, a network of people that helps transport equines to safety when their lives are in danger, and also the Keep America’s Wild Equines in America program. Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs at Wild Horse Freedom Federation & equine mgr. (TMR Rescue, Inc.) Todd Mission Ranch. Click HERE.
11/13/13 – Marjorie Farabee, Director of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (home of TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League & Carl Mrozak, videographer. Click HERE.
11/27/13 – R.T. Fitch, President of Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation, talk about the Salt Wells & Adobe Town roundups. Click HERE.