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Wild Horses

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 article on how the return of horses and burros to their species native lands has been to the good. Recommended reading for anyone who wants to 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

Rare Horses Released In Spain As Part Of ‘Rewilding’ Effort

Retuerta horses, whose DNA are close to an ancient European breed, are being introduced to the wilds of western Spain. Rewilding is a growing movement across Europe. The re-introduction ...Full Article

From The New Mexican: Our View – Horse slaughter on hold in Congress

“Horses are damaging the range …” is a statement brought up in the article below. Only if all land is viewed as being for cattle and other livestock and ...Full Article

Nevada Association of Counties, farm bureau sue feds over wild horse management

As a comment below the original article states, this piece is full of misinformation given by those wishing to destroy all the wild horses. As to why these organizations ...Full Article