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Nevada resumes fertility control for free-roaming horses

Published by Associated Press, The Sacramento Bee on Apr 11, 2019

April 9, 2019

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Group protests mass removal of Utah's wild horses

Published by Simone Francis, ABC 4 on Apr 10, 2019

April 5, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Hundreds of horse advocates galloped from all over the country to the Bureau of Land Management state office in Salt Lake City Friday.

They saddled up to protest the mass removal of the Onaqui wild horses.

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Activists rally to protect wild Onaqui horse herd

Published by Lexie Johnson, Fox 13 Salt Lake City on Apr 10, 2019

April 5, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY – People from all over the country rallied in front on the Bureau of Land Management building Thursday morning to save the Onaqui wild horse herd.

The Onaqui wild horses are some of the most photographed horses in the country.

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'Let them be wild and free': Group protests planned roundup of wild Onaqui horses

Published by KSL on Apr 10, 2019

April 6, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is home to the Onaqui wild horses, a herd of almost 600 that roams on public land outside Tooele. The herd attracts photographers from around the world, according to horse photographer Rob Hammer.

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Ag Dept. and Horse Campaign sign deal for horse birth control

Published by KOLO TV on Apr 10, 2019

April 9, 2019

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A Record Population 'Boom' Of Wild Horses Raises Hackles Among Ranchers, Advocates

Published by Nate Hegyi, NPR Utah on Apr 10, 2019

April 9, 2019

TOOELE – From behind the wheel of a gray Jeep Wrangler, Rob Hammer scans a high-desert landscape in search of an elusive American icon.

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Want to Adopt a Wild Horse? The Government Will Pay You $1,000

Published by Christine Hauser, New York Times on Mar 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

It is like an online matchmaking service. Horse lovers who want to adopt a wild mustang from the western United States can browse dozens of headshots.

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BLM offers cash to adopt wild horses and burros

Published by Terri Russell, KOLO TV on Mar 22, 2019

March 20, 2019

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BLM shortens public notification times before roundups

Published by By Scott Streater, E & E News on Mar 21, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management is shortening by weeks its deadline to announce approval of large-scale roundups of wild horses and burros from federal rangelands to reduce growing herd sizes.

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Wanted: More pastures for West’s overpopulated wild horses

Published by Mead Gruver, The Register-Guard on Mar 11, 2019

March 9, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — If you ever wished to gaze at a stomping, snorting, neighing panorama of Western heritage from your living-room window, now could be your chance.

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Sterilization project blocked; BLM must relocate Ore. herd

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Feb 21, 2019

February 20, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management wants to adopt or sell hundreds of wild horses it rounded up in Oregon last fall as part of a sterilization research project the bureau abandoned after animal rights groups challenged it in federal court.

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Congress tasks BLM with fixing wild horse problem

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Feb 15, 2019

February 14, 2019

Congress is directing the Bureau of Land Management to go back to the drawing board and come up with solutions to control growing wild horse and burro herds that threaten to trample tens of millions of acres of federal rangelands.

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