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Wild Horses

Symbols of pioneer spirit they may be, but wild mustangs …

An excellent article if you are looking for basic information on the history of the wild horse preservation movement. Especially how the Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Act came into being. It does not go deep enough into how the mismanagement by the BLM has helped to create the horse population numbers. Also the Full Article

BLM, local law enforcement tensions near breaking point in the West

If you remember, this all started back in March when the BLM restricted access to public land to remove Cliven Bundy’s cattle which were illegally on the land. Bundy ...Full Article

Wild horse groups challenge Wyoming roundup

The wealthy cattle ranchers have found a way to destroy America’s Wild Horses – lawsuits. It is good to see people actually out there protesting this tragedy of destruction ...Full Article

BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

From: The Horse The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for one day in August in Riverton, Wyoming, to discuss issues ...Full Article

Activists criticize land managers’ bid for extra holding space for wild horses

If you were wondering where all the wild horses the BLM has been rounding up will go…here is the answer. As a quote in the article points out – ...Full Article

Lawsuit Filed to Halt BLM’s Scheduled Wild Horse Roundup

More than one person has pondered why the BLM is suddenly able to round up hundreds of horses when a couple of months ago they were too overcrowded to ...Full Article

Wild horse advocates want Mesa Verde to provide water to wild horses

The drought that is spreading across the American West is hurting all forms of life. This is going to be an issue that we will be dealing with for ...Full Article

Two wild horses die at Utah roundup

From: The Salt Lake Tribune By: Kristen Moulten An agitated young wild horse alone in a corral apparently charged into a side panel and broke her neck after being ...Full Article

Trying to tame Placitas horse controversy

From: The Albuquerque Journal By: Leslie Linthicum At the risk of stepping in a juicy pile of fresh horse apples, I’d like to take this opportunity to revisit the ...Full Article

Park Service reduces Assateague horse herd to 100

From: The Star Democrat BERLIN (AP) — Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of ...Full Article