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BLM Researching Wild Mare Spayings

Pat Raia, The Horse, May 4, 2013 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is studying the spaying of fertile wild mares in order to control the growth of the wild horse population. But the agency’s senior wild horse and burro program adviser said that use of the procedure is not imminent. According to BLM estimates, Full Article

Horse deaths at BLM’s Palomino Valley facility twice as high as reported

Animals’ Angels Report Animals’ Angels latest Freedom of Information Act request only increased our concerns over the BLM’s treatment of wild horses and burros. Among other things, the BLM’s ...Full Article

Horse whisperer breaks wild mustangs

WBIR.com, Russell Biven The wild mustang saddles a mystique that few American animals carry. Its muscular body and relentless spirit have been used by millions of United States soldiers in ...Full Article

Nature Notes: A different kind of wild horse sanctuary

Elko Daily Free Press, April 28, 2013,  Larry Hyslop/Correspondent Elko County has the Northeastern Nevada Wild Horse Eco-sanctuary, sponsored by Madeline Pickens’ Saving America’s Mustangs. Barclay has a horse sanctuary ...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

Feral vs. wild horses

High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are ...Full Article

Sequester prompts call for wild horses and burros to be returned to the wild

Horseback Magazine , April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON (April 8, 2013)–Last week Protect Mustangs, the California based conservation group, officially called for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put a ...Full Article

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed ...Full Article

Wild horse buyer goes uncharged due to state oversight

Dave Philipps - The Gazette – April 4, 2013   Two state agencies dropped the ball when it came to prosecuting a southern Colorado wild horse buyer who admitted to breaking ...Full Article