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Wild Horses

Navajos agree to end horse roundups for slaughter

Horse slaughter has no place in our culture. It is cruel, inhumane, and perpetuates abuse and neglect of these beloved animals – Robert Redford From: The Daily News Online By: Jeri Clausing The Navajo Nation says it will end its wild horse roundups and reverse its public support for a return to domestic horse slaughter Full Article

2 contract workers caring for 2,000 horses at BLM’s Palomino Valley center

From: Mostly Dogs Forum By: Mark Robison The following comes from a press release sent out by Beverlee McGrath, who represents Hidden Valley Horse Rescue, among other groups: What ...Full Article

Ponies Stranded On Island Due To Government Shutdown

From RedOrbit By Michael Harper A newly developing story details yet another event that will be suspended due to the government shutdown, which is now heading into its second ...Full Article

Navajo Leader Drops His Support for Slaughter of Wild Horses on the Reservation

From: The New York Times By: Fernanda Santos PHOENIX — Under pressure by animal welfare groups and many of his own people, the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben ...Full Article

Beautiful videos from Karen McLain – Painting the West and America’s Wild Horses

A gifted artist, Karen McLain’s videos and paintings capture the spirit and beauty of the wild horses of the desert west. Enjoy: She also keeps a blog of her ...Full Article

A Cowboy Fights to Protect the Wilderness and our Nation’s Wild Horses

Dayton O. Hyde describes the 13,000 acres of land in South Dakota that is home to his Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, along with the wild horses that live ...Full Article

Government Shutdown Puts 50,000 Captive Wild Horses At-Risk of Neglect

From: The Desert Independent RENO, Nevada – The government shutdown jeopardizes 50,000 American wild horses stockpiled in federally funded holding facilities. For example, today some mustangs are caught in ...Full Article

Horses and the Government Shutdown

The US government shutdown today – October 1st, 2014 – this not only affects you and me, but horses as well. Here is a list of some of the ...Full Article

OpEd: BLM slapped down in California

Jerry Finch, September 29, 2013 Finally, the BLM received a slap down when two horse advocacy groups won a lawsuit canceling an agreement between the BLM and the United ...Full Article

Today’s wild horse auction a big deal

(Note the statement, “There are too many wild horses on federal rangeland.” Pure propaganda that the reader is supposed to accept as the TRUTH because the paper said so. ...Full Article