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Wild Horses

University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets

As we have pointed out before – when comparing how cattle and equine eat, one must also take into account how they eat. Horses clip the grass with their upper and lower teeth. Cattle wrap their tongue around taller grass – which then cuts and rips it out of the ground. So horses may use Full Article

Roberto Dutesco: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

Many people have mixed feelings about how humans should be able to interact with wild horses. Should we be able to interact with them? Should we be able to ...Full Article

BLM to gather ‘public nuisance’ burros in Pahrump Valley

Where will they be taking these burros for adoption? The BLM’s holding facilities are already overcrowded. The Palomino Valley facility is infamous for its lack of protection from the ...Full Article

Sable Island horses may face extinction

Many thoughts come to mind when reading this story. The big one is the fact that there will always be arguments as to how animals in an environment affect ...Full Article

Society continues work with vaccine, shelter for Alberta’s wild horses

Wildies – as Canadians call their wild horses – have stout supporters much like our own American wild horses do. Contraceptive programs are being looked to as a means ...Full Article

Fazio: BLM must rethink wild horses, contraception

From: Casper Star Tribune By: Patricia M Fazio, PhD Is Wyoming waking up to the reality of our nation’s unworkable approach to managing wild horses? The horse issue is ...Full Article

Can a stallion save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction?

From: WTKR By: Todd Corillo Can a stallion named Gus save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction? Corolla, North Carolina (WTKR) – A young stallion named Gus just might ...Full Article

Keeping an eye on the Assateague wild horse population (Video)

The wild horses of Assateague are reknown for their beauty. They use this pregnancy test to determine which mares NOT to dart with PZP contraceptives. Which makes sense as ...Full Article

Second call for nominations for Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

I wonder if anyone believes that the person chosen will actually work towards helping the wild horses and burros? ~ HfH From: KCSG By: Lola Bird (WASHINGTON) — The ...Full Article

Wild mare rescued from waste water pond while her baby watches (Video)

From: My News 4 SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — One wild horse found herself in a sticky – and smelly – situation on Tuesday. According to Lyon County ...Full Article