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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 many operations, including full staffing of federal wild horse and burro holding facilities, but it has not stopped officials at the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in 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

2 contract workers caring for 2,000 horses at BLM’s Palomino Valley center

From: Mostly Dogs Forum By: Mark Robison The following comes from a press release sent out by Beverlee McGrath, who represents Hidden Valley Horse Rescue, among other groups: What ...Full Article

Jealous Saudi husband divorces wife after seeing photo of her kissing horse

From: New York Daily News By: Lee Moran A jealous Saudi husband divorced his wife after she posted a snap of her kissing a horse online. The innocent image, ...Full Article

Ponies Stranded On Island Due To Government Shutdown

From RedOrbit By Michael Harper A newly developing story details yet another event that will be suspended due to the government shutdown, which is now heading into its second ...Full Article

Navajo Leader Drops His Support for Slaughter of Wild Horses on the Reservation

From: The New York Times By: Fernanda Santos PHOENIX — Under pressure by animal welfare groups and many of his own people, the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben ...Full Article

Beautiful videos from Karen McLain – Painting the West and America’s Wild Horses

A gifted artist, Karen McLain’s videos and paintings capture the spirit and beauty of the wild horses of the desert west. Enjoy: She also keeps a blog of her ...Full Article