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Deer Run group adopts Carson City wild horses removed from BLM

Published on Mar 23, 2013

By Jeff Munson, Carson Now

A herd of wild horses removed from an area off of Deer Run Road last month were purchased Saturday at a Bureau of Land Management adoption in Carson City.

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State of Nevada, Wild Horse Advocates Reach Agreement

Published on Mar 21, 2013

By Pat Raia, The Horse

Wild horse advocates will get the first option to purchase horses collected from Nevada's Virginia Range by that state's Department of Agriculture under an agreement struck between the agency and Return to Freedom, Inc. (RTF), a California-based wild horse advocacy group and sponsor of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign.

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How the Department of the Interior Sold Out America's Wild Horses

Published on Mar 21, 2013

By Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic

Say you were sitting in a law school classroom taking an exam, or you were on a panel of experts talking about ethics in government, or you were the Inspector General of the Interior Department or a member of Congress, or you were just a plain old citizen who still believes that public officials ought to be honest brokers in conflicts between competing interests -- and the following hypothetical were posed to you. What would you think? What would you say? What would you do?

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Government and Industry Are Colluding to Eliminate America's Wild Horses -- Will Sally Jewell Stop Them?

Published on Mar 21, 2013

By Suzanne Roy, Special to the Huffington Post

Wild horses capture the American public's imagination like no other animal. The image of magnificent mustangs running wild on the vast Western range embodies the best of America - our independent, free and untamed spirit. America's mustangs are even protected by an act of Congress that recognizes them as "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" that "enrich the lives of the American people."

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All the wild horses

Published on Mar 20, 2013

By Michelle Hamilton, Farm Talk

Parsons, Kansas — Renewed interest in a decades-long controversy regarding horse slaughter emerged at the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting at the Oklahoma City Sheraton earlier this month.

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Nevada Reaches Deal With California-Based Wild Horse Advocates

Published on Mar 17, 2013

By CBS San Francisco

RENO (CBS/AP) — The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse.

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Was BLM justified in removing Carson horses?

Published on Mar 17, 2013

By Mark Robison,

The claim:
The Bureau of Land Management was justified in removing a family of wild horses off Deer Run Road near Carson City.

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Advocates say massive gas project could harm wild horses

Published on Mar 15, 2013

By Willow Belden, Wyoming Public Media

Wild horse advocates say a proposed natural gas project in south-central Wyoming could negatively affect herds in the area.

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BLM announces adoption of Carson City wild horses; advocates want herd at sanctuary

Published on Mar 13, 2013

By Jeff Munson, Carson Now

The Bureau of Land Management will hold an adoption on March 23 for several wild horses recently removed from the outskirts of Carson City.

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MUSTANG FAMILY: BLM auction to separate band of horses

Published on Mar 12, 2013

By David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise

A wild horse advocacy group is criticizing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for deciding to separate and auction off a family of eight mustangs recently lured into corrals near Carson City, Nevada.

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Deer Run Wild Horse Preservation Group at the Nevada Legislature

Published on Mar 8, 2013

By Carson Now

A local citizen's group called the Deer Run Wild Horse Preservation Group urged locals to come out and support the return of a local beloved herd of wild horses.

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BLM And Horse Advocates Clash On Wild Horse Removal Near Carson City

Published on Mar 7, 2013
By KRNV, & CARSON CITY, NV--BLM and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign issued statements today, regarding the recent removal of wild horses near Carson City. Read more