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Emotions run high as BLM closes 600,000 acres for cattle roundup

One cattle rancher who is illegally using public land to graze his cattle has been given preference to the laws of the land until now. It is bad enough to have legal land leases pushing the wild horses and other wild life into smaller and smaller areas. ~ HfH From: Las Vegas Review-Journal By: Henry Full Article

CT Supreme Court Stops Short of Classifying Horses as Vicious

No longer are they “herds” of horses…they are now “gangs” – from Jerry. So watch out! Gangs of horses could be roaming *your* “neigh”borhood. Sorry about that. This is ...Full Article

How a rescued horse can offer humans therapy

From: Galveston Daily News By: Jerry Finch The cold, north wind chilled the almost lifeless young horses as they lay in the filth of the dark stalls in a ...Full Article

Self-policing in walking horse industry a myth; reform bill necessary

It is amazing how much money can be made from the torture of Tennessee Walking Horses. Pam Rogers is spot on. An industry where so much is being made ...Full Article

US Forest Service wants to eliminate 80% of wild horses in Modoc Natl Forest

The government’s stance against wild horses in this instance is one of annihilation. As the article points out, there are few wild horses there now and the remaining population ...Full Article

The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat

The fight to stop horse slaughter does indeed need to be taken to where people are consuming horses as meat. Even when “pro-horse meat” countries attempt to stop American ...Full Article

Current myths about the Wild Horses of the American West

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent call to find newer ways to destroy the wild horses of the American West have all kinds of opinion pieces floating about by ...Full Article

Should We Protect Wild Horses? – The NY Times Ethicist

There are many good reasons to protect the wild horse populations of the United States. Cattle and energy land grabs are the reason why horses are deemed to be ...Full Article

BLM Sets Meeting of National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board in April

The fate of the wild horses and burros in the US will be discussed at a BLM meeting in Sacramento on April 14th and April 15th. The public will ...Full Article

Part 2 – Beautiful horse pictures and the stories behind them

This is part 2 of all the wonderful entries and their stories in the Habitat for Horses Spring 2014 Photo Contest. It takes a great deal of resources for ...Full Article