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Productive, not reproductive: Birth control experiment under way with wild horses

Any reduction to helicopter round-ups of wild horses would be wonderful. Do we really need to reduce the numbers of wild horses? Also, the long term effects of reproductive vaccines on wild horses is not discussed in this article, but is something that many wild horse advocates would like to know the answer to. ~ Full Article

Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses

Very interesting article. Wish we did have living examples of the many wild horse populations that roamed the earth before man took a hand in their breeding. ~ HfH ...Full Article

Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

Wild horses are most certainly a public asset, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva is right – leave them be! ~ HfH From: SF Gate HEBER, Ariz. (AP) — Residents in ...Full Article

Wyoming Files Suit to Force BLM to Manage Wild Horses

The cattle ranchers of the West and now the Governors have been working a long time to get rid of the wild horses. To them their is no valid ...Full Article

University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets

As we have pointed out before – when comparing how cattle and equine eat, one must also take into account how they eat. Horses clip the grass with their ...Full Article

Sable Island horses may face extinction

Many thoughts come to mind when reading this story. The big one is the fact that there will always be arguments as to how animals in an environment affect ...Full Article

Society continues work with vaccine, shelter for Alberta’s wild horses

Wildies – as Canadians call their wild horses – have stout supporters much like our own American wild horses do. Contraceptive programs are being looked to as a means ...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

Can a stallion save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction?

From: WTKR By: Todd Corillo Can a stallion named Gus save the Corolla Wild Horses from extinction? Corolla, North Carolina (WTKR) – A young stallion named Gus just might ...Full Article

Keeping an eye on the Assateague wild horse population (Video)

The wild horses of Assateague are reknown for their beauty. They use this pregnancy test to determine which mares NOT to dart with PZP contraceptives. Which makes sense as ...Full Article