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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

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

Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs

How do you feel about the use of PZP on wild horses? The government is not going to stop rounding up what they deem to be “excess horses”. Would ...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

Public comment sought on Pryor wild horse population control programs

Many folks who comment on our website say that the BLM does not really listen to public comments. Unfortunately the only way we can be heard is by persistently ...Full Article

Editorial: Control wild horses with contraception

Wild horse advocates are facing a new challenge. Either accept contraceptive methods as a tool to controlling the wild horse population or demand that the horses be left alone. ...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

Ecologist Craig Downer: Open Letter to BLM RE: Cloud’s Herd

( Craig C. Downer is a wildlife ecologist (UCalifBerk, UNevReno, UKanLawr, UDurhamUK) who has extensively studied both the wild horses of the West and the endangered mountain tapirs of the ...Full Article

Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

Billings Gazette , April 18, 2013 12:15 am  •  By Brett French (NOTE – Comments sought: The Billings Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is seeking comment on a proposal to conduct ...Full Article

BLM’s wild horse management at a crossroad

Population control » BLM considering neutering and contraception to manage captive and wild herds. By Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Nov 11 2012 05:33 pm They ...Full Article