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Government can’t find room for America’s wild horses

The Miami Herald,,SEAN COCKERHAM, MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU, May 9, 2013 WASHINGTON – Wild horses, descended from the steeds of Spanish explorers, Native Americans, U.S. cavalry and ranch strays, are being offered for auction this weekend in Fort Worth, Texas, as part of a desperate effort by a federal government that can’t figure out what to do with them. Full Article

Colorado sheriff opens wild horse investigation

The Gazette, Dave Phillips, May 8, 2013 After months of false starts, state authorities have opened a formal criminal investigation into Tom Davis, a southern Colorado wild horse buyer ...Full Article

Reno woman undertakes 450-mile solo trail ride to raise awareness of wild horses in Nevada

Erin Breen | RGJ.com | May 4, 2013 Samantha Szesciorka has the gear, the clothing, the food and water, and now, a donation of 600 pounds of feed for ...Full Article

BLM Researching Wild Mare Spayings

Pat Raia, The Horse, May 4, 2013 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is studying the spaying of fertile wild mares in order to control the growth of the ...Full Article

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 ...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