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Wild Horses

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. These Utah State Wildlife Board Members must not understand horse biology or management either if they wish to further imbalance the herds. Also this continued misinformation 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

Utah counties suspend wild horse roundup threat

Some humanity is being shown to the wild horse herds left in Utah. The cattle ranchers have graciously (tongue in cheek) allowed the foals to get a bit older ...Full Article

Cliven Bundy Ended My Forbes Gig

With so much misinformation making the rounds during the Cliven Bundy debacle, Vickery Eckhoff was the one voice you could trust that had her facts straight. With no excuse ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article