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News update – Wild Horses and PZP

Below are a couple of news articles on the wild horse contraceptive debate. The research on the effects of PZP on wild horses is often over looked by officials promoting its use. As pointed out in the comments in one of the articles, consecutive PZP use results in mares foaling later in the season when they are allowed to ...Full Article

Recent news in the world of horses

Much has been going on – the trial of Larry Joe Wheelon – a notorious horse sorer; EHV is still making the rounds in the United States – horse ...Full Article

A well written response to: Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs

We have a number of people who write very thought provoking responses to the articles we post here on Habitat for Horses. Janet Curtis’s response to “Wild horse advocates ...Full Article

Protected Wild Horses Dying for Ranchers’ Profit

The plight of wild horses in the United States is an issue which is not getting enough attention in the media. Soon horses running free across the American landscape ...Full Article

BLM Pryor Mustang Removal Plan

If the Bureau of Land Management removes these young horses from the Pryor Mountain range, they will be violating their own recommendation of leaving one offspring per mare on ...Full Article

BLM returns wild horses to range in Nevada

The Bureau of Land Management is supposed to return mares they have given PZP (birth control) to the range they came from. If it is determined that they have ...Full Article

Burro numbers well above BLM goal

What should be done *if* the population of burros is actually excessive? Wild burros have as much right to live free as wild horses do. However, much of the ...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

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
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