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Horse deaths at BLM’s Palomino Valley facility twice as high as reported

Animals’ Angels Report Animals’ Angels latest Freedom of Information Act request only increased our concerns over the BLM’s treatment of wild horses and burros. Among other things, the BLM’s Palomino Valley Facility in Nevada seems to be drastically under-reporting the actual number of horses and burros that have died under its “care.” In order to Full Article

Horse whisperer breaks wild mustangs

WBIR.com, Russell Biven The wild mustang saddles a mystique that few American animals carry. Its muscular body and relentless spirit have been used by millions of United States soldiers in ...Full Article

Wild-horse advocates rally vs. roundups, slaughter

(Personal comment – This is really sad. 100,000 people show up for immigration reform, 120,000 people march for gay rights, but for wild horses – 70 people? 25 people ...Full Article

Nature Notes: A different kind of wild horse sanctuary

Elko Daily Free Press, April 28, 2013,  Larry Hyslop/Correspondent Elko County has the Northeastern Nevada Wild Horse Eco-sanctuary, sponsored by Madeline Pickens’ Saving America’s Mustangs. Barclay has a horse sanctuary ...Full Article

A lot of news – all at once…

Usually I try to break the news down into the most important articles, but today a lot of information came across the wires. Rather than posting all the articles, ...Full Article

Ecologist Craig Downer: Open Letter to BLM RE: Cloud’s Herd

( Craig C. Downer is a wildlife ecologist (UCalifBerk, UNevReno, UKanLawr, UDurhamUK) who has extensively studied both the wild horses of the West and the endangered mountain tapirs of the ...Full Article

Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

Billings Gazette , April 18, 2013 12:15 am  •  By Brett French (NOTE – Comments sought: The Billings Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is seeking comment on a proposal to conduct ...Full Article

Animals’ Angels FOIA Request Uncovers Grave Discrepancy in BLM Mortality Rates

What is happening at the Bureau of Land Management’s Nevada Palomino Valley Holding Facility? There have been many reports lately about questionable actions of the Bureau of Land Management and its ...Full Article

Feral vs. wild horses

High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are ...Full Article

Sequester prompts call for wild horses and burros to be returned to the wild

Horseback Magazine , April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON (April 8, 2013)–Last week Protect Mustangs, the California based conservation group, officially called for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put a ...Full Article