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Wild Horses

Wild horse genome reveals hidden costs of domestication

Captive breeding has helped preserve the last breed of wild horse on Earth, but it has also altered the Przewalksi horse’s gene pool. From: The Christian Science Monitor By: Corey Fedde The world’s last wild horses, the Przewalksi’s horses, might help us understand the effect domestication has on a genomic scale. Przewalksi’s horses, discovered in the 1870s in the ...Full Article

‘Unbranded’ Sheds Light on Wild Horse Issues in the West

UPDATE – This is actually a Pro-Cattle / Anti- Wild Horse film according to those who have viewed screenings! It is difficult to tell from the promotional materials provided ...Full Article

Fewer choices for wild horses in BLM holding pens

As the drought and the wild fires continue in America’s West, the wild horse populations living there are in serious danger. In a recent round on BLM controlled land, ...Full Article

BLM extends Cold Creek roundup after killing 28 emaciated horses

The BLM keeps promising to save the wild horses of the West…why aren’t they doing that? The killing of 28 horses needs to be looked into. Extremely starved horses ...Full Article

Arizona’s politicians take the side of the Salt River Wild Horses

Many of our readers are interested in the Salt River Wild Horses. They live on National Forest land in Arizona – not the land chosen by the federal government ...Full Article

Salt River wild horses given reprieve until mid-December

Now a solution is needed. The Forest Service still wants to remove the horses from the Tonto National Forest, while horse advocates cite the Wild Horse and Burros Act ...Full Article

Update on Salt River Wild Horses

Online and in-life efforts to save the Salt River Wild Horses appear to be working. Animal advocates and the federal government are working to settle a lawsuit over the ...Full Article

‘He’s a show-off’: Teen’s horse wins Extreme Mustang Makeover contest

While the wild mustangs of the American West would be better left on the lands they long to roam, if they are to be adopted by loving families then ...Full Article

VIDEO – Salt River horses update

It looks like public pressure is working! Our representatives are helping – at least now the Forest Service will wait until the state legislative branches are in session before ...Full Article

The Shocking Slaughter Government Hopes You Won’t Notice

Unauthorized livestock, not wild horses – that is the excuse the government is giving for their plans to possibly slaughter the Salt River horses of Tonto National Forest in ...Full Article
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