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Wild Horses

A biologist’s response to the BLM’s wild horse “problem”

Wildlife biologist and long time advocate of the wild horses and burros in the West, Robert C Bauer is our guest writer today. He responds to the Washington Post’s recent article on the BLM’s request for solutions to management of the wild horses of the U.S. ~ HfH By: Robert C Bauer In a recent Full Article

The Wild Horses Of The Flint Hills (Video)

The media often prints misinformation about the wild horses of the American west. The travesty of using public lands by cattle for private gain is not brought up in ...Full Article

Interior Secretary Calls For Prize To Make Better Wild Horse Birth Control

The fact that there are over 8 million cattle on the same lands as 40,000 horses seems to be lost on the BLM. Perhaps the over population on public ...Full Article

The horse and burro as positively contributing returned natives in North America

There are anti wild horse people who liken wild horses and burros to an invasive species depleting the West’s resources. Craig Downer, wildlife ecologist, has recently published a scientific ...Full Article

Captivity Deadly For Some Oregon Wild Horses

The Bureau of Land Management needs to be held accountable for the deaths not only by capture but in their corrals (see full article). Humane or inhumane… what is ...Full Article

Agency seeks comments on Wyoming horse sanctuary

Over population of wild horses and burros or cattle being given preference to public lands? So many questions that need to be answered. ~ HfH From: Seattle PI By: ...Full Article

Wild horses raise concerns

A county commissioner thinks grazing permits are like property for cattle owners? Actually these permits are more like taking property already allotted to wild horses and burros. ~ HfH ...Full Article

U.S. looking for ideas to manage wild horse overpopulation

So far there is nothing obvious on the BLM Wild Horse and Burro website that says how to submit your ideas for their new initiative on managing the US ...Full Article

Alberta’s wild horse ‘cull’ angers animal advocates

Alberta declared the launch this week of a program allowing the capture of up to 200 free roaming horses in an area near Calgary. The people of Alberta should ...Full Article

Interview with Vickery Eckhoff on the BLM Round Ups and more.

As a journalist, Vickery Eckhoff has been gaining a growing audience among the anti-horse slaughter and horse advocacy groups. Her articles can be found on Forbes.com, Huffington Post, Newsweek ...Full Article