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South Dakota staggers under early blizzard

From: WorldMag.com By: Jill Nelson One of the worst blizzards in South Dakota history plowed through the region during the first weekend of October, leaving a wake of destruction in its path. It will be days, maybe weeks, before ranchers can locate missing livestock, but estimates are they will find tens of thousands of dead Full Article

Yakama maintain wild horse race tradition

From: Native Times By: ERIKA SCHULTZ, The Seattle Times WHITE SWAN, Wash. (AP) – Teams from around the Northwest, including Washington and Oregon, took part this weekend in the ...Full Article

Ecoterrorist pleads guilty, but won’t snitch on ‘the Family’

From: The LA Times By: Matt Pearce They were called “the Family,” and if you were a member, you could never tell the police who else was. In 1997, ...Full Article

Rin Tin Tin and the Wild Stallion

Jerry shared this one with me and it brought back so many memories. Some of you, like myself, will remember Sundays as the day with no cartoons on. Before ...Full Article

Horsing around on the set

From: Born to Explore While filming an episode of “Born to Explore with Richard Wiese” (ABC Saturday mornings) at a ranch near Santiago, Chile, Richard was interviewing Gonzalo Vial, ...Full Article

Gov’t shutdown doesn’t stop Feds from sending wild horses to slaughter middleman.

Fish & Wildlife Service Spending $250,000 to Launder Nevada Wild Horses into Slaughter Pipeline, Advocates Charge From: American Wild Horse Preservation Reno, NV…. The government shutdown may be preventing ...Full Article

USDA: Horse Slaughter Environmental Review Pointless

From: Food Product Design By: Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—An agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) lacks discretion to deny requests to inspect horse slaughter facilities if they ...Full Article

Shutdown leaves horses without water

From: Elko Daily Free Press By: Dylan Woolf Harris ELKO — While Washington politicks over a government shutdown, wild horses on the range could be dying of thirst. Carlin ...Full Article

Navajos agree to end horse roundups for slaughter

Horse slaughter has no place in our culture. It is cruel, inhumane, and perpetuates abuse and neglect of these beloved animals – Robert Redford From: The Daily News Online ...Full Article

‘Horse holocaust’

Neighbors of Mustang Ranch and Rescue say animals are being starved From: CDA Press By: GORDON RAGO/Hagadone News Network A Cataldo ranch claiming to be a nonprofit equine rescue ...Full Article