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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 horses to be removed. It is not like the wild horses have any place to go. The holding pens set up by the Bureau of Land Management are not a ...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

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
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