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"The National Park Service is welcoming a new Assateague Pony foal born last week. The mare N9BM-J (known as “Giggles”) gave birth to a pinto colt early on Aug. 17, The new foal, N9BM-JQ, and his band live most of the year in the very busy developed...

Economic developers in three Western states are competing for the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) new headquarters, which is now under consideration by the Department of the Interior (DOI). Some wild horse advocates believe a new BLM headquarters in the West could work in the...

New evidence that horses reliably produce more snorts in favorable situations could improve animal welfare practices, according to a study published July 11 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mathilde Stomp of the Université de Rennes, France, and colleagues. Assessing positive emotions is important for...

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A few of our volunteers have opted to bring some of the more challenging equine cases to their homes to give them individualized care, attention and love. Not just the old ones, but also those who, for whatever reason, strike a resonating chord when their...

Op-Ed by Jerry Finch NOTE: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted a report to Congress with recommendations on how to “manage” the wild horse population on public lands. One of those recommendations includes a suggestion to kill at least 10,000 wild horses and burros....

More than once I’ve hiked my boot up on the fence and grumbled about the way people treat horses during the training process. I can tell endless stories about how we used to do it “back in the day” and chances are I can get...