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Managing Feral Horses on National Park Service Lands

Are the wild horses and burros living on National Park Service lands not protected by the 1971 Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act? Just a thought, since the article below makes it seem like in some of our National Parks, officials could just go out and “eradicate them”. There is nothing in the article Full Article

Federal Horse Play in North Carolina

We have said this before and will no doubt say it again: All wild horses deserve protection. The East Coast wild mustangs on the Outer Banks have been there ...Full Article

BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

If you are a horse lover and you live in or will be visiting the Columbus, OH area this April 22nd – April 23rd, speak your mind on how ...Full Article

Forbes Billionaires Top US Welfare Ranchers List

Wild horses and cattle rancher’s grazing leases – many people have heard those two topics on the news. How cattle ranchers are demanding more land, and for the wild ...Full Article

Wild horses pick up on training faster than domestic horses

It could also be that wild horses are perhaps smarter than their domestic counterparts. Living in the wild develops skills and abilities that a domestic horse does not get ...Full Article

Roosevelt park ends helicopter roundups of wild horses

Some good news on the wild horse front. Helicopter round ups are dangerous – too many horses are injured by this cruel method. A little worried about *who^ the ...Full Article

Judge rules in favor of wild horse advocates

The title of this article should be “Judge rules in favor of upholding the law”. Laws are already in place to protect the wild horses of the West. It ...Full Article

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 ...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