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Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

How many cattle and other livestock will not be allowed to use the public land due to the drought? Has their impact on the sage grouse been taken into account compared to the 150 horses? Once again the BLM will be using helicopters to round up wild horses. Helicopters have caused wild horses to run into barb wired fences, ...Full Article

Advocates given permission to intervene in Wyoming wild horse case

It will be interesting to see how this proceeds – hard to believe but just maybe the wild horses in Wyoming have won! It is doubtful that the state ...Full Article

Misrepresenting Wild Horses At The New York Times

Vickery is well known to our readers here at Habitat for Horses. Her expose of the Cliven Bundy incident cost her a job with Forbes. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

Wyoming grants aim to boost wild horse research

Recently, Wyoming’s goal has been to eliminate the wild horses to the cattle ranchers desire. One cannot help but think that any research done would be directed towards proving ...Full Article

Activists divided on wild-horse management proposals

Wild horse activists certainly want to keep horses free – the controversy comes in with the idea of using contraceptives to lower horse populations. There have been some well ...Full Article

Federal agency announces 2015 wild horse roundups

Now we know where the wild horses from upcoming round-ups are going – the Palomino Valley Center. Palomino Valley has been a wild horse holding facility known for its ...Full Article

Feds plan wild horse roundup for January

The BLM says they do these round ups to keep the “balance” so wild horses are able to thrive. In the past the herd structure has not been deemed ...Full Article

Wyoming Files Suit to Force BLM to Manage Wild Horses

The cattle ranchers of the West and now the Governors have been working a long time to get rid of the wild horses. To them their is no valid ...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

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
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