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Bill allows tribes to manage wild horse herds from federal land

July 15th, 2014 Comments Off
It sounds like a wonderful idea. Let the Native Americans manage the wild horses of the West. Except not all the tribes revere the survival of the Wild Horses and Burros. Recently Navajo tribes promised to protect them, but ...

2014 BLM Roundup Schedule Devastating to Red Desert Wild Horses

July 14th, 2014 (3)
From: PPJ Gazette By: Carol Walker “Week by week, month by month and year by year the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) chisels away at what few herds of wild horses and burros remain on public lands while giving ...

The Last of the Real Cowboys

July 14th, 2014 (3)
This was originally published a couple of years ago on our old WordPress blog, but Jerry’s words still ring strong and true today. ~ HfH The Last of the Real Cowboys By: Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses ...

Rancher Cliven Bundy can’t win

July 14th, 2014 (3)
The point at the very end of the article is well made. A cooling off period perhaps had some wisdom, given that we now know how outnumbered the Federal Agents and BLM were. Cliven Bundy made a fool of ...

Our Sunday Awwww Story

July 13th, 2014 (2)
This story is beautiful and wonderful but heartbreaking too. All of us here at Habitat for Horses love animals of all sorts. Most of us have at least dogs if not cats, pigs, chickens and more. This is a ...

Commission candidate charged in altercation over wild horses

July 13th, 2014 (4)
From: Albuquerque Journal By: Argen Duncan A Sandoval County Commission candidate is charged with misdemeanors battery and trespassing. Gary Miles of Placitas, a Republican running for the District 1 commission seat, was charged in connection with a July 3 ...

Is America’s wild horse an invasive species?

July 12th, 2014 (3)
From: LA Times By: Karin Klein Pleistocene, shmeistocene. To lovers of North America’;s wild horses, the mustangs link to their Ice Age relatives is far more important than their descent from introduced, domesticated horses. The fans of today’s wild ...

Horse owner makes daring rescue attempt when animals stolen

July 12th, 2014 (3)
From: Western Wheel By: Don Patterson Crime: Animals receive scrapes, bruises from incident A horse owner went to daring lengths after his truck and trailer with three rodeo horses in it were stolen in Black Diamond early this morning. ...

Could wild horses trigger the next Bundy-like standoff with the feds?

July 11th, 2014 (7)
Congressman Stewart making the wild horses the “problem” is a low move. As for pushing the cattle off the range, rather the cattle are destroying the wild horses. ~ HfH From: Politix States and Indian tribes would have the ...

Bundy ranch standoff previews conflicts to come

July 11th, 2014 (2)
A few months ago, Cliven Bundy resisted the BLM and Feds to use the public land for cattle and not for other wild life – such as horses. Recently the right-wing pro-cattle militia types have been trying to distance ...