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BLM Stiffens Mustang Purchase Rules

by Pat Raia – The Horse – January 7, 2013 Those who purchase wild horses and burros from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be subject to stiffer rules under a new policy announced by the agency on Jan. 4. BLM Spokesman Tom Gorey said that the changes respond to recent media reports that since Full Article

BLM reins in wild horse sales

Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps - The Gazette The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely restricted sales of protected wild ...Full Article

Horse advocates fear slaughter of Nevada mustangs

Las Vegas Review-Journal BY SCOTT SONNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: Jan. 3, 2013 RENO – State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray ...Full Article

Meat company owner sues USDA for right to slaughter horses

A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food. By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles TimesDecember 22, 2012, 5:48 p.m. Rick de ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article

Horse slaughter plant proponents want city records in Oregon

From Capital Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The group behind a proposed horse slaughter facility in Eastern Oregon says it suspects the city of Hermiston coordinated with animal-rights groups ...Full Article

Brutal Documentary, Saving America’s Horses, Shatters Hollywood Myth

Forbes Lifestyle, Vickery Eckhoff Hollywood has mythologized horses for decades, but taught moviegoers little about them. This is great for pumping millions into the entertainment and racing industries, but ...Full Article

American icon or horse meat: What to do with mustangs

Public lands » BLM must protect wild horses but preserve range for all users. By Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Oct 29 2012 04:25 pm Is ...Full Article

Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?

The Atlantic, OCT 24 2012, 4:38 PM ET As a new book makes clear, Velma Johnston, a.k.a. “Wild Horse Annie,” must be rolling over in her grave at the ...Full Article

The Binders Full of Horses

The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led ...Full Article