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Iron County

BLM to round up wild horses Monday, July 28 2014

From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – After months of being under pressure from local ranchers and the Iron County Commissioners to bring the number of wild horses on public lands down to the appropriate management levels, the Bureau of Land Management is slated to begin a wild horse gather on Monday. The Full Article

Ranchers Continue To Scapegoat Wild Horses

From: The Dodo By: Nicole Rivard Recently Equine Welfare Alliance, The Cloud Foundation and Wild Horse Freedom Federation released data from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on livestock ...Full Article

BLM gets input on horses at annual meeting

From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – With plans to gather 200 wild horses off the range next month, the Bureau of Land Management held their annual ...Full Article

Wild horses: BLM says comment count at 36,000

From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – After confirming it had received 26,574 comments opposing the agency’s proposed upcoming horse gather in two southern Utah counties, Bureau ...Full Article

Iron County Commission fights federal overreach, mismanagement

Basically it sounds like Iron County officials want to commit to the ideals of Posse Comitatus, meaning where local authority holds jurisdiction over federal law. This is not the ...Full Article

Neigh-sayers abound in horse issue; few letters original

This is why its actually a best practice to send an email or letter yourself in your own words. Its keeps the opposition from another thing to complain about. ...Full Article

Wild horse advocates flood BLM with roundup opposition

Excellent! From the article – the BLM allocates over FIFTY FIVE TIMES the amount of forage for livestock than they do for wild horses with a 10 to one ...Full Article

Amid debate, eight wild horses captured in Iron County

So the BLM lures them onto private land with water so they can capture them. Once again simply caving into pressure by cattle ranchers. ~ HfH From: The Salt ...Full Article

Utah ranchers sue BLM, demand removal of wild horses

Angered by the amount of money the BLM used to attempt to remove illegal cattle in Nevada, Utah ranchers now demand that over half of the wild horses in ...Full Article

Commissioners support BLM horse roundup

While much of the news cycle has been devoted to the Bundy debacle, the fact that 41 wild horses were sent to slaughter has been dimmed in the news. ...Full Article