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BLM Ponders Cash Incentive for Mustang Adopters

Published by Pat Raia, The Horse on May 3, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has proposed offering up to $1,000 to anyone willing to adopt a Mustang currently residing the agency’s holding corrals in an attempt to boost adoptions, but wild horse advocates are slamming the idea as costly and potentially dangerous to the horses.

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BLM Gives Congress New Wild Horse Plan

Published by Amanda Peacher, Boise State Public Radio on Apr 30, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management has presented Congress with a controversial new plan to manage wild horses.

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Rights groups decry US plan to reduce number of wild horses

Published by Al Jazeera News on Apr 30, 2018

The US government has unveiled a plan to reduce the number of wild horses and burros (wild donkeys) on public ranges from 100,000 to 27,000 through methods such as sales, sterilisation and euthanasia.

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U.S. Government Releases Plan to Cull and Slaughter 100,000 Wild Horses and Burros

Published by Natasha Brooks, One Green Planet on Apr 30, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released their plan for the “management,” aka the capture, sale, and slaughter, of American wild horses and burros, and

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Nevada to Rethink Plan for Virginia Range Horses

Published by Pat Raia, The Horse on Apr 27, 2018

The state of Nevada will reassess its options for managing the Virginia Range horses after an attempt to solicit a new private owner failed.

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Horses, anyone? Nevada gets no takers for mustang giveaway

Published by Associated Press, Las Vegas Review-Journal on Apr 23, 2018

RENO — The state of Nevada is reconsidering a proposal to find private owners for nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses under state jurisdiction after no one offered to assume ownership of the mustangs that are at the center of a legal battle.

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No response for NDA's RFP for Virginia Range Wild Horses

Published by Bridget Chavez, Kolo TV on Apr 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) The Nevada Department of Agriculture's request for proposal to give away 3,000 Virginia Range wild horses was met with no response.

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Virginia Range Horse Deadline Passes, No Bids

Published by KTVN on Apr 17, 2018

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) says they have not received any proposals from advocates to take over managing the 3,000 wild horses in the Virginia Range. 

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BLM rushes to deliver herd management plan to Congress

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Mar 30, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management is poised to deliver a long-awaited comprehensive plan to Congress outlining strategies to reduce growing herds of wild horses and burros on federal rangelands and the escalating costs to manage them.

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Congress’ spending bill spares thousands of wild horses and burros

Published by Jeff Horseman, The Press Enterprise on Mar 28, 2018

A longstanding ban on federal funding for euthanizing and slaughter sales of wild horses and burros on public lands will continue through the omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump last week.

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Victory! Wild Horses and Burros Get a Reprieve From Slaughter

Published by Alicia Graef, Care2 on Mar 28, 2018

Animal advocates are applauding Congress for protecting wild horses and burros from roundups and 

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