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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Update from Texas Animal Health Commission

Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) is a viral disease that can cause blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, or hooves of horses and a number of other livestock. VS is a very contagious disease. Sand flies and black flies both can carry VS. Due to its resemblance to other diseases such Full Article

Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture

From: Barefoot and Progressive By: David M. F. Schankula Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture despite Ed Whitfield’s bill to stop the practice In the ...Full Article

BLM gets input on horses at annual meeting

From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – With plans to gather 200 wild horses off the range next month, the Bureau of Land Management held their annual ...Full Article

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

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 ...Full Article

BLM can’t keep up with new oil wells

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 ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

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 ...Full Article

Tensions Still High In ‘Nevada Land’ Over Cattle Dispute

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 ...Full Article

Las Vegas middle-schooler files wild horse initiative

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 ...Full Article

Wild horses: BLM says comment count at 36,000

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 ...Full Article

Dead horse replica brought to protest carriage driver

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 ...Full Article