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Birth control for wild horses could prevent roundups to thin herd

Published on Jul 29, 2013

By Patrick Springer, Grand Forks Herald

FARGO – An experiment involving birth control for the wild horses in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota is about to get a boost.

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Wild horses in San Diego County have storied past, uncertain future

Published on Jul 29, 2013

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times

RAMONA, Calif. — Filaree, daughter of Anza and Fiera, is standing in her field — which currently is 140 acres of pasture land in this rural, horse-loving community northeast of San Diego.

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BLM Continues "Business as Usual" for Wild Horse Program 50 Days After Independent Report Urges New Course

Published on Jul 26, 2013

By Suzanne Roy, Special to Huffington Post

Last Friday at 5:33 p.m. ET, as thousands of captured wild horses sweltered in punishing heat in government holding pens, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a press release announcing plans to round up 1,300 more wild horses from the West over the next eight weeks.

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BLM begins emergency wild horse gather

Published on Jul 26, 2013

By The Ely Times

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office began an emergency helicopter gather on July 23, to relocate 50 wild horses threatened by severe drought from the Seaman Herd Area to off-range pastures and facilities.

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Wild horse advocates say 1,300 in BLM roundup is still too many

Published on Jul 23, 2013

By John M. Glionna, LA Times

The overheated debate between the federal government and animal advocates over the removal of wild mustangs from the Western range ticked a few degrees higher after the Bureau of Land Management announced plans to take fewer horses from the land this summer.

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Nev. requests info to manage Virginia Range horses

Published on Jul 23, 2013

By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Agriculture wants to hear from nonprofit groups on developing a wild horse management plan for the Virginia Range southeast of Reno.

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Robert Redford and Former NM Governor Bill Richardson Join Forces to Fight Horse Slaughter

Published on Jul 22, 2013

By Jeri Clausing, Associated Press

A New Mexico company's hard-fought attempt to convert its cattle plant to a horse slaughterhouse was dealt a series of new blows Monday, with the state denying its wastewater permit and actor Robert Redford, former Gov. Bill Richardson and the state attorney general announcing plans to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to block a return to domestic horse slaughter.

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1,300 wild horses, burros targeted

Published on Jul 22, 2013

By Martin Griffith, The Associated Press

RENO — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.

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BLM Continues "Business As Usual" Wild Horse Roundups With Plans to Remove 1,300 Wild Horses Over Next Eight Weeks

Published on Jul 19, 2013

Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, reacted with outrage and disbelief at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) plan, released today, to roundup and remove 1,300 wild horses and burros from public lands this summer, bringing to 4,800 the total number removed in Fiscal Year 2013.

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Wild Horses in Government Care Need Relief from Heat

Published on Jul 19, 2013

By HSUS

Approximately 1,800 wild horses are in a potentially dangerous situation at a facility operated by the Bureau of Land Management near Reno, Nev., where temperatures have been reaching record highs exceeding 100 degrees this month.

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Hot temperatures mean hard times for wild horses

Published on Jul 19, 2013
By Alex Cabrero, KSL Utah CEDAR MOUNTAINS, Tooele County — Extended hot temperatures in Utah's West Desert have become a threat to Utah's wild horse population. Read more

Congress will have to step in to resolve wild horse issues

Published on Jul 19, 2013

By Reno Gazette-Jouranl

For anyone who sees the absurdity of a public lands management policy that features more “wild” horses in publicly funded pens across 10 Western states than running free, last week’s report by the National Science Academy’s National Research Council on the BLM’s wild horse and burro program was vindication.

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