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Wild Horses

Emotions run high as BLM closes 600,000 acres for cattle roundup

One cattle rancher who is illegally using public land to graze his cattle has been given preference to the laws of the land until now. It is bad enough to have legal land leases pushing the wild horses and other wild life into smaller and smaller areas. ~ HfH From: Las Vegas Review-Journal By: Henry Full Article

US Forest Service wants to eliminate 80% of wild horses in Modoc Natl Forest

The government’s stance against wild horses in this instance is one of annihilation. As the article points out, there are few wild horses there now and the remaining population ...Full Article

Current myths about the Wild Horses of the American West

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent call to find newer ways to destroy the wild horses of the American West have all kinds of opinion pieces floating about by ...Full Article

Should We Protect Wild Horses? – The NY Times Ethicist

There are many good reasons to protect the wild horse populations of the United States. Cattle and energy land grabs are the reason why horses are deemed to be ...Full Article

BLM Sets Meeting of National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board in April

The fate of the wild horses and burros in the US will be discussed at a BLM meeting in Sacramento on April 14th and April 15th. The public will ...Full Article

Quite a ride: A history of Sahuarita’s wild horses

Most of the time when we discuss America’s wild horses, we are speaking of the ones who are under the care of the Bureau of Land Management. However, there ...Full Article

Rare horses reintroduced to the wild in Spain

The Retuerta species is one of the oldest horse breeds still in existence. We previously reported on this rewilding effort in Spain. Over the last 2 years, this horse ...Full Article

Wild Horses at Risk of Slaughter as BLM’s Problems Worsen

Suzanne Roy’s, Campaign Director for American Wild Horse Preservation, article in the Huffington Post spells out clearly why reform is needed in the BLM. The American Wild Horse Preservation’s ...Full Article

BLM seeks proposals to suppress growth of wild horse herds

Perhaps the headline should read – BLM seeks ways to expand land grab by cattlemen. Or would that be too obvious? ~ HfH From: KCSG.com BLM Seeks Research Proposals ...Full Article

Funds better used on highway than horses

Typically I do not post opinion pieces against the pro-wild horse crowd, as we do not want to give them the web traffic. However, it needs to be pointed ...Full Article