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Wild Horses

The Canadian battle for the wild horses

Often here in our articles on horse slaughter, we speak of the horrors of Canadian slaughter houses where thousands of American horses are killed every year. Most Canadians, like most Americans, do not want horses killed and they do want their wild horses to remain free. Virginia Fisher, a Canadian advocate for the “wildies” as Full Article

BLM Accepting Public Ideas for Potential Competition

Let us take the Bureau of Land Management at their word… difficult as that can be… that they are indeed looking for new untried by the BLM solutions to ...Full Article

Cliven Bundy II? Utah protesters prepare for new face-off

What needs to remembered here is that the Cliven Bundy supporters are actually trying to do away with public lands. Long ago – in the 19th century, some hunters, ...Full Article

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 ...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