https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record/ImageViewer?libID=o278595 The photo we have shared comes from the link above and shows park staff using outriders to capture the wild horses in Theodore Roosevelt National Park back in 1954. This shows us that horse captures in TRNP are nothing new. They have been capturing the horses since they realized they were fenced into theContinue reading “THE CAPTURES ARE COMING!!!! THE CAPTURES ARE COMING!!!!”
“You have to know the past to understand the present.” ~ Carl Sagan Today we wanted to take a moment to talk about birth control and the Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) wild horse herd. In 2009, Colorado State University (CSU) began what it called a “Birth Control Study” on the wild horses in TRNP.Continue reading ““You have to know the past to understand the present.” ~ Carl Sagan”
This is the article where Dr. Dan Baker, Colorado State University (CSU), talks about what a “perfect laboratory” Theodore Roosevelt National Park is back in 2014. https://www.horsesforlife.org/news-blog/contraception-study-on-the-wild-horses-of-theodore-roosevelt-national-park Laboratory = EXPERIMENTS CSU experimented on our horses for over 10 years. We will have more interesting information to share on this later today so stay tuned!
Hello! I wanted to share some updates and information with you regarding Chasing Horses Wild Horse Advocates. The photos attached to this post are from the spring of this year when the park was capturing the horses. This is Mare Papoose chasing the sled that carried her 1-year-old filly named Betsy that was captured andContinue reading “Update on our Advocacy Efforts”
As we continue with our series, today we will talk about everyone’s favorites – the babies!This is a photo of 2021 colts Cody (Frosty) and Beau (Pretty Girl) – half-brothers in Stallion Red Face’s band. From 2015-2018, TRNP removed 94 horses between the age of 4 months old to 3 years old. The only 8Continue reading “TRNP Babies”
NOT having a roundup in 2014 spared 9 horses that were born in 2013 and 23 from 2014, that would have most likely been removed from the park. While leaving those horses was good, leaving such a large age group was something that was not done in the past and would mean changes for thisContinue reading “The Bachelor Stallions”
Another thing that is often talked about or asked as a question is “Are these horses safe?”As we said, these horses are managed by the National Park Service (NPS) NOT the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) used to conduct round ups every couple of years using a helicopter and outridersContinue reading “Are the Horses in TRNP “safe””
When we talk about the wild horses of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, ND, a crucial part of their story includes the Nokota horses.For those of you who are new to our page, you may have noticed that we share trailers for the upcoming move, Vanishing Knowledge The movie shares the story of FrankContinue reading “Nokota Horses”
Hello and welcome to our new Chasing Horses Wild Horse Advocates page! We have been so busy trying to get content on this website, that we completely forgot to say a proper hello! So, who the heck are we anyway? Chasing Horses Wild Horse Advocates (CHWHA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was founded byContinue reading “Who is CHWHA?”
Here is an interesting piece that was printed in The Badlands Cow Boy on February 14, 1884. It is interesting to hear them talk about the horses of the ND Badlands.