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Concerns Over Conditions at Palomino Valley Wild Horse Center

John Potter – 2News – July 17, 2013 For years we’ve seen Nevada’s wild horses chased by helicopters, rounded up and forced into captivity. It began in 1971, when Congress directed the Secretary of the Interior to “protect and manage” them. Post-roundup, the horses are taken to holding facilities like the one 25 miles north Full Article

BLM trots out its plan to gather wild horses

July 10, 2013, The Daily Sentinel, Rachel Sauer   Bureau of Land Management officials are hoping wild horses take the bait in this year’s partial gather in the Book ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Jackie the Jerk’ Is Done

The Chattanoogan. July 11. 2013, Roy Exum Jackie McConnell, the notorious horse trainer who was videoed abusing and beating defenseless horses in a now-famous undercover tape, pleaded guilty to ...Full Article

Jackie McConnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 9, 2013. HSUS Former Hall of Fame Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two associates have entered guilty pleas to charges of abusing horses in violation of ...Full Article

Pete and RePete – Cloning the American QH

By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer — ...Full Article

Reno Rodeo: Horse not abused, but standards not met

(These people have the public relation skills that qualify them to work for the government. Lying to the public in the face of overwhelming evidence, they completely deny any ...Full Article

Blood Sport – Rodeo Edition

July 1, 2013 According to Wikipedia, a rodeo is a competitive sport which arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later the United ...Full Article

Naysa

Here at Habitat for Horses we are in the business of saving abused and abandoned horses. We take in horses with broken bodies and broken spirits – we work ...Full Article

George Knapp: The BLM is not listening

LasVegasCityLife.com, June 26, 2013 Maybe you are one of those hard-bark, Western cowpoke types who doesn’t exactly get misty-eyed by the vision of a herd of wild mustangs majestically ...Full Article

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 If you were to ask students in any equine science and management program why they want to work in ...Full Article