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Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

June 18th, 2014 (1)
From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking Horses will rally for legislation, while inside lobbyists will be ...

BLM can’t keep up with new oil wells

June 18th, 2014 (3)
You may wonder what new leases for oil wells and fracking have to do with horses. In May 2014, of the 193 parcels recommended to be up for auction for new oil leases, 14 of them overlap with two ...

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

June 18th, 2014 (2)
From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and later his friends, served as the nation’s 40th President. Another ...

Tensions Still High In ‘Nevada Land’ Over Cattle Dispute

June 17th, 2014 (1)
From: NPR By: Kirk Siegler Cliven Bundy’s ranch is just a few miles off Interstate 15 in southern Nevada, near the tiny town of Bunkerville. The dirt road that gets you there snakes through a hot and forlorn patch ...

Las Vegas middle-schooler files wild horse initiative

June 17th, 2014 (3)
From: Elko Daily Free Press LAS VEGAS — Robin Warren is a middle school student from Las Vegas who is better known as “Wild Mustang Robin” because of her work in advocacy for wild horses. Warren first started collecting ...

Wild horses: BLM says comment count at 36,000

June 17th, 2014 (6)
From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – After confirming it had received 26,574 comments opposing the agency’s proposed upcoming horse gather in two southern Utah counties, Bureau of Land Management officials are now saying their records were ...

Dead horse replica brought to protest carriage driver

June 16th, 2014 (4)
From: New York Post By: Rebecca Rosenberg ​Protesters placed a lifesize foam replica of a dead horse outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday ​to protest ​the district attorney’s offer of ​community service​ ​ ​to a carriage operator​ accused of ...

Iron County Commission fights federal overreach, mismanagement

June 16th, 2014 (1)
Basically it sounds like Iron County officials want to commit to the ideals of Posse Comitatus, meaning where local authority holds jurisdiction over federal law. This is not the first time this has happened in the US in reaction ...

Wide bipartisan support for horse anti-soring bill

June 16th, 2014 Comments Off
There is hope that this will be the year the horse soring will be made illegal. Keep up the communication with your representatives. Make sure they know you support the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act. ~ HfH From: ...

Utah BLM tries contraception to rein in wild horse population

June 15th, 2014 (4)
From: The Salt Lake Tribune By: Kristen Moulten Federal agency has seen early success in its efforts with Tooele County herds. Simpson Mountains » A herd of wild horses grazes amid sagebrush and knee-high clumps of grass along the ...