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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 is the greed that moves these states and their ranchers to rid the public lands of wild horses. Or have so few of them that their 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

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

Court appeal holds up mustangs return to range

It is not surprising that an appeal was made on the ruling that would have allowed the wild horses treated with contraceptives to return to their home. What needs ...Full Article

NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd ‘The Misfits’

A victory for this herd of wild horses in Nevada. For now. The BLM keeps rounding up more and more of what is left of the wild horses. If ...Full Article