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So who really wants horse slaughter?

August 20th, 2013 (37)
August 20. 2013, Jerry Finch Almost a year ago I published a series of articles on horse slaughter, delving into everything from the history to the money trail. The last part of that series took aim straight at the ...

Just between us, one horse at a time.

August 19th, 2013 (6)
“This is where the tears are shed, the blood pours out of deep wounds, the weak try to stand and life struggles to hold on to whatever small glimmer of hope we offer. This is where words don’t count, ...

Navajo Nation sends horses to slaughter

August 19th, 2013 (55)
(Uh, would someone remind me once again about the Navajo’s great connection with the “spirit of the horse”? Maybe I missed a footnote or something. – Jerry) Navajo Nation rounds up horses on drought-stricken reservation; those unclaimed will be ...

Eagle County wild horse advocates battling roundups

August 19th, 2013 (9)
Summit Daily.com, Randy Wyrick, August 18, 2013 EAGLE COUNTY — Two local women are helping lead efforts to rein in wild horse roundups on public land. The Bureau of Land Management says the roundups are necessary, but the agency is ...

OpEd: Interior chief let down horses

August 19th, 2013 (20)
RGJ.com, August 18. 2013, Steven Rose Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said she would look at the National Academy of Sciences’ two-year study of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse program and make changes to improve it. ...

Branded Horses Going to Auction in Fallon, Order Prevents Sale of Unbranded Horses

August 18th, 2013 (6)
KOLO News RENO, Nev. — Branded horses are going to auction at the Livestock Exchange in Fallon, but the unbranded horses are off the market. Reno Federal Court Judge Miranda Du granted a wild horse advocacy group a temporary ...

Judge Grants TRO to Stop Sale of Wild Horses At NV Slaughter Auction

August 17th, 2013 (14)
Horseback Magazine, August 16, 2013 Order could delay tomorrow’s sale of nearly 500 horses at Fallon Livestock Exchange RENO, (Wild Horse Education) – A federal court judge in Reno, NV has granted a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation ...

R.T. Fitch Nominated for National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board

August 16th, 2013 (18)
“It is my honor to announce that Equine Welfare Alliance and ReinFree.org have nominated R.T. Fitch for the Public Interest opening on the National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board.”    – Debbie Coffey R.T. has been a true leader in the fight to ...

Note to BLM: Where’s the money?

August 16th, 2013 (7)
BLM Public Lands Grazing Accounts for Only 0.41% of Nation’s Livestock Receipts   The Wildlife News, KEN COLE on AUGUST 15, 2013 The recently released Department of Interior Fiscal Year 2012 Economic Report shows that Grazing on BLM Public Lands Accounts for only 0.41% ...

Wild horse advocate’s lawsuit seeks to halt auction after roundup

August 15th, 2013 (10)
LA Times, John M. Glionna, August 15, 2013 LAS VEGAS — Another showdown is looming between the federal government and animal advocates over the wild horses that wander the American West. Last week, 486 horses were gathered from the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone reservation in ...