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Committee hears bill on state control of federal land in MT

Montana is not the only US state out there trying to wrest control of lands managed by the BLM. Utah, Wyoming and Nevada also are looking to do the same. Wild horses – the populations that remain – live on these lands. Nevada in particular has made no secret of buddying up to the cattle Full Article

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This ...Full Article

Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

The BLM is getting sloppy. Rather than actually determining the numbers of wild horses in a given area to see if there is excessive population, they are now rounding ...Full Article

Bad Ranchers, Bad Cows

Cattle damaging the environment? Anyone with any sense would think that would be a given. As Vickery Eckhoff points out in this article, the media often turns to cattle ...Full Article

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

Bless the BLM for all the brainpower that comes up with these brilliant ideas. Ignore the budget, pay a bunch of people to round up wild horses, throw in ...Full Article

Wild horse population dominates first day of BLM meeting

Without an accurate estimate of the wild horse population, the BLM really cannot move forward with making any population control plans. Simply having meetings over the situation is meaningless ...Full Article

Court appeal holds up mustangs return to range

It is not surprising that an appeal was made on the ruling that would have allowed the wild horses treated with contraceptives to return to their home. What needs ...Full Article

Sustainable Cowboys or Welfare Ranchers of the American West

The facts are in – the same ranchers who want the thousands of wild horses removed from range lands where their millions of cattle roam are receiving land lease ...Full Article

US judge ‘troubled’ by latest mustang roundup planned in NV

At least there is a judge willing to look at the realities of what is happening to the wild horse population. We will keep you updated on what Judge ...Full Article