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Wild Horses

BLM Extends Application Deadline for Submitting Research Proposals Aimed at Suppressing Population Growth of Wild Horses

The methods the Bureau of Land Management want to see are really very invasive – “surgical, chemical, or pharmaceutical, and may also include intrauterine devices”. It makes better sense to stop rounding up the adult stallions that know how to manage their herds. Heavy handed stewardship will destroy the wild horse and burro populations …not Full Article

Federal land worker threatened on Utah highway

Our government has unbalanced ways of handling protesters here in the United States. Take the example of 25 year old Cecily McMillan who elbowed a police officer during the ...Full Article

Amid debate, eight wild horses captured in Iron County

So the BLM lures them onto private land with water so they can capture them. Once again simply caving into pressure by cattle ranchers. ~ HfH From: The Salt ...Full Article

Utah Wildlife Officials Backing Ranchers Threatening To Break Federal Law To Round Up Wild Horses

As pointed out previously, mismanagement by the Bureau of Land Management has created herds that more fertile than they would be if we would just leave the horses alone. ...Full Article

Reader View: Placitas, you are being robbed

It is terrible to think of people luring wild horses onto private property to deliver them into some horrible fate – most probably a kill-buyer’s hands. With so many ...Full Article

Study shows wild horse herds with functional social structures contribute to low herd growth

It only makes sense. You disrupt horses’ social structure, threatening their herd’s viability, they respond by producing more horses. If you understand how horses interact with each other, manage ...Full Article

Can we please stop calling wild horses invasive?

As we have said before here on Habitat for Horses, cattle are the invasive species NOT horses. Horses biology developed here for a very long time before cattle every ...Full Article

Utah ranchers sue BLM, demand removal of wild horses

Angered by the amount of money the BLM used to attempt to remove illegal cattle in Nevada, Utah ranchers now demand that over half of the wild horses in ...Full Article

Foundation to Protect New Mexico Wildlife Reaches Agreement with Navajo Nation to Protect Horse

Keith Dane, President of the Humane Society forwarded us this wonderful news. Thank you Bill Richardson and Robert Redford for making this happen. ~ HfH For Immediate Release: Contact: ...Full Article

The Not-So-Jolly Rancher

Anyone who thinks the Cliven Bundy debacle is over has not been looking at the news too closely. Politico has picked up the story and written a much more ...Full Article