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This past week in equine news

Today we are giving you a wrap up of the past week in equine news. The drought, SAFE Act, an outbreak of disease among Italian donkeys, and Larry Joe Wheelon – the infamous horse sorer – is in court. ~ HfH The growing drought in California and other western states has been on everyone’s mind. Full Article

Casey: BLM fails to protect horses, burros from heat

The BLM at their Palomino Valley facility keeping making promises of improvements. Yet each time one is made, it is of limited usefulness to all the horses. These horses, ...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

BLM: Budget constraints limits horse, burro removals

As Suzanne Roy, director of the AWHPC. says later in the article – the ranchers are looking for a scapegoat for their problems so they have chosen the wild ...Full Article

Drought stresses Nevada wildlife (video)

One thing that is not mentioned is that cattle and other livestock also drain water on these lands from the wild life that already live there. Since only 3 ...Full Article

As Western range suffers, should Utah cull wildlife?

From: Salt Lake Tribune By: Brett Prettyman Cameron Hallows runs cattle on private land on Monroe Mountain, a mosaic of open meadows and massive aspen stands once home to ...Full Article

Gov. Herbert Says Utah Should Take Control of Wild Horse Herds

The conservative cattlemen are now fleeing Bundy’s stand against the BLM after his true character revealed itself. However, the West’s ranchers are still pointing fingers at the few thousand ...Full Article