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Wild Horses

Taxpayers Are Funding Inhumane Burro Treatment

The Bureau of Land Management rounds up burros just as they do wild horses. The BLM does attempt to adopt them but with less success than the horses they gather. They often spend their lives languishing in the BLM holding pens. Burros make great companion animals – they are protective and tough – also they are sweet and Full Article

Judge rules in favor of wild horse advocates

The title of this article should be “Judge rules in favor of upholding the law”. Laws are already in place to protect the wild horses of the West. It ...Full Article

Committee hears bill on state control of federal land in MT

Montana is not the only US state out there trying to wrest control of lands managed by the BLM. Utah, Wyoming and Nevada also are looking to do the ...Full Article

Video – Marsh ponies of Little Horse Island make it through difficult winter

Creating a better managed preserve or sanctuary maybe the answer for these little ponies. They certainly are of hardy stock – being a mix of Shetland pony and Carolina ...Full Article

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This ...Full Article

Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

The BLM is getting sloppy. Rather than actually determining the numbers of wild horses in a given area to see if there is excessive population, they are now rounding ...Full Article

Bad Ranchers, Bad Cows

Cattle damaging the environment? Anyone with any sense would think that would be a given. As Vickery Eckhoff points out in this article, the media often turns to cattle ...Full Article

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

Bless the BLM for all the brainpower that comes up with these brilliant ideas. Ignore the budget, pay a bunch of people to round up wild horses, throw in ...Full Article

Wild horse population dominates first day of BLM meeting

Without an accurate estimate of the wild horse population, the BLM really cannot move forward with making any population control plans. Simply having meetings over the situation is meaningless ...Full Article