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Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

From: Guardian Liberty Voice By: Lane Therrell Iceland’s iconic horses are hardy and remain resilient despite the hardships they have been bred to face, including harsh winters and periodic volcanic eruptions. The Bardarbunga volcanic activity follows the eruptions of Grimsvotn in 2011, and Eyjafjallajökull in 2010. Iceland has a history of volcanic activity. With one Full Article

Preservationists Sue BLM Over Alleged Wild Horse Mismanagement

From: Utah Public Radio By: Taylor Halversen Wild horse maintenance has been an inciting topic in Utah over the summer months. However, the issue extends beyond state borders with ...Full Article

Protesters claim BLM favors cattle over wild horses

From: KBZK RIVERTON, Wyo. – Wild Horse advocates gathered outside of the student center building at Central Wyoming College on Monday to protest the Bureau of Land Management’s treatment ...Full Article

Vet advisory council steps up scrutiny of walking horses

From a short piece by Roy Exum yesterday: “According to one source, USDA inspectors performered 38 inspections of randomly-chosen horses on Thursday night at the celebration and 21 were ...Full Article

Commentary: BLM selling out ranchers to make way for Big Oil?

It could very well be that the Dept. of the Interior is actually very happy that cattle ranchers and wild horse advocates are pointing fingers at each other. With ...Full Article

2 state supreme court rulings on animal abuse make for harsher penalties (Video)

From: KMTR By: Kat Wolcott EUGENE, Ore. — Two recent Oregon Supreme Court decisions are expanding animal rights. In one case, Judges ruled that animals could be considered victims. ...Full Article

This Cat And This Horse Can’t Stop Cuddling, Might Be Love

This article is kind of old, but it is Sunday…and time for something on the lighter side. ~ HfH From: Huffington Post By: Sarah Barness Sometimes cuddle buddies are ...Full Article

Statue of cowboy and horse a reminder of Western past

From: Billings Gazette By: Susan Olp A statue of a cowboy and his horse that sits east of the Yellowstone County Museum has a history all its own. The ...Full Article

Dozens of wild horses missing, one dead in Harlan County, Ky

The war on wild horses – it is all over the news recently. dozens dead in a Kansas holding pen, the fight to keep the horses on the range ...Full Article

BLM delays wild horse removal in checkerboard lands

Anyone in the region who wants the horses to remain on the lands should go to the meeting in Riverton this Monday. ~ HfH From: Billings Gazette By: Trevor ...Full Article