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Wild Horses

Activists criticize land managers’ bid for extra holding space for wild horses

If you were wondering where all the wild horses the BLM has been rounding up will go…here is the answer. As a quote in the article points out – wouldn’t it make more sense to manage them on the range rather than expensive holding facilities? ~ HfH From: The Republic By: Martin Griffith RENO, Nevada Full Article

Lawsuit Filed to Halt BLM’s Scheduled Wild Horse Roundup

More than one person has pondered why the BLM is suddenly able to round up hundreds of horses when a couple of months ago they were too overcrowded to ...Full Article

Wild horse advocates want Mesa Verde to provide water to wild horses

The drought that is spreading across the American West is hurting all forms of life. This is going to be an issue that we will be dealing with for ...Full Article

Two wild horses die at Utah roundup

From: The Salt Lake Tribune By: Kristen Moulten An agitated young wild horse alone in a corral apparently charged into a side panel and broke her neck after being ...Full Article

Trying to tame Placitas horse controversy

From: The Albuquerque Journal By: Leslie Linthicum At the risk of stepping in a juicy pile of fresh horse apples, I’d like to take this opportunity to revisit the ...Full Article

Park Service reduces Assateague horse herd to 100

From: The Star Democrat BERLIN (AP) — Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of ...Full Article

Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

The good news the BLM offers about this round up is that the horses will not be sent to slaughter but adopted out. Those of us who have followed ...Full Article

Romania: Wild Horses Benefit from Contraceptive Vaccine

From: Digital Journal Animal protection organization, FOUR PAWS International, is helping to preserve the 500 wild horses currently living in the Letea Forest in Romania. The Letea Forest, which ...Full Article

Kosciuszko wild horses should be culled, says activist

This article is from Australia ~ HfH From: Canberra Times By: John Thistleton A drover’s daughter is challenging the core of Australia’s horse-riding heritage, saying Banjo Paterson’s Man from ...Full Article

Island Horses Get Sick After Raiding Camps

When we go out into the wild, we need to always remember to minimize our presence there. Keep all food and waste contained, and take everything that you brought ...Full Article