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Wild Horses

Managing Feral Horses on National Park Service Lands

Are the wild horses and burros living on National Park Service lands not protected by the 1971 Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act? Just a thought, since the article below makes it seem like in some of our National Parks, officials could just go out and “eradicate them”. There is nothing in the article that really addresses whether ...Full Article

Federal Horse Play in North Carolina

We have said this before and will no doubt say it again: All wild horses deserve protection. The East Coast wild mustangs on the Outer Banks have been there ...Full Article

BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

If you are a horse lover and you live in or will be visiting the Columbus, OH area this April 22nd – April 23rd, speak your mind on how ...Full Article

Forbes Billionaires Top US Welfare Ranchers List

Wild horses and cattle rancher’s grazing leases – many people have heard those two topics on the news. How cattle ranchers are demanding more land, and for the wild ...Full Article

Wild horses pick up on training faster than domestic horses

It could also be that wild horses are perhaps smarter than their domestic counterparts. Living in the wild develops skills and abilities that a domestic horse does not get ...Full Article

Roosevelt park ends helicopter roundups of wild horses

Some good news on the wild horse front. Helicopter round ups are dangerous – too many horses are injured by this cruel method. A little worried about *who^ the ...Full Article

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 ...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
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