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Horse Overpopulation Update

Today, the estimated population is about 73,000 wild horses and burros in 10 Western states, a record number since the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act was passed…That is almost three times the number the habitat can sustainably support … Continue reading

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Federal court orders restoration of 23,000 acres for wild horses

The horse campaigners won another legal battle last year when a federal appeals court out west ruled that the Bureau of Land Management… illegally removed wild horses from Wyoming territory… On the other side are ranchers and state and local … Continue reading

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Love the horses but let them starve

…worldwide, 4.7 million horses are slaughtered each year (not all from United States) and exported to countries where horse meat is a gourmet food and brings more than twice as much money as beef. Even here in the uSSA where … Continue reading

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Woman Fined for Removing Free-Roaming Horse from BLM Land

Warr said Stoetzer’s fine is connected to a section of the Regulation and Prohibited Act, which prohibits the unauthorized removal of animals under BLM jurisdiction. However, he added, it is still unclear whether the mare is a BLM mustang or … Continue reading

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Utah official: BLM ‘impotent’ to deal with wild horse problem

Across the West, the number of wild horses and burros that have been adopted over the past three years has remained stagnant, putting pressure on the agency to find places for these animals to go. The agency keeps nearly 47,000 … Continue reading

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Cloud’s Legacy, The Wild Stallion Returns

This is interesting and some very good photography. Just don’t let Ginger’s projection of human traits onto horses make you puke. Hey, horses are “prey” animals and, like all such animals, they run in herds — a behavioral characteristic that … Continue reading

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Feds Under Fire in Arizona for Plan to Round Up Wild Horses

Conservationists in Arizona are ramping up efforts to stop the federal government from rounding up herds of wild horses in a local forest — a move opponents say puts the animals’ lives in jeopardy….Forest Service says the animals are a … Continue reading

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Chris Ledoux : God Must Be a Cowboy

 via Richard Beal’s Blog https://www.youtube.com/embed/9LFjFJo2YYY“> BLM Releases 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather Decision The BLM will conduct a bait- and water-trap gather to remove 15 to 20 young wild horses this year. Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Racing … Continue reading

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Wild Mustangs – A Legacy in 4K

All of this is well and good and even very “romantic.” If you wish to do (or support) things like this, please knock yourself out as long as you do it in a completely ethical manner (which means, as long … Continue reading

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Wyoming Wild Horse Roundups to Continue

It seems that push back from the Western States is becoming more and more common. That would be a good thing. Think secession. At least it is a step in the right direction.– jtl According to Gov. Matt Mead, “Wyoming … Continue reading

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