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USDA Postpones Controversial Round Up of Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Aug 8, 2013

Winnemucca, NV (August 8, 2013) ... Late today, the U.S.

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USDA Shuts Down Public Observation at Controversial Wild Horse Roundup; Horses Slated for Slaughter Auction

Published on Aug 8, 2013
Winnemucca, NV (August 8, 2013) ... Yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, informed the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, that it was reneging on its previous commitment to provide public observation of the taxpayer-funded helicopter roundup of wild horses on public lands in the Humboldt Toiyable National Forest. The capture operation is set to begin tomorrow, Friday, August 9, 2013, at 5 a.m., and the wild horses that are rounded up are scheduled to go to slaughter auction the following week. Read more

USDA Shady Plan to Round Up Wild Horses for Slaughter Revealed

Published on Aug 7, 2013

Lompoc, CA (August 7, 2013)....The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today blasted the U.S. Forest Service (FS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its plan to roundup 750-1000 wild horses from federal and tribal Lands in northern Nevada and turn them over to the tribes to sell for slaughter. The plan will proceed despite the stated opposition of the Obama Administration and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to the practice of horse slaughter.

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Blue Wing Complex Roundup, Aug 2 - 4, 2013

Published on Aug 5, 2013
From August 2-4, 2013 the BLM rounded up 200 wild horses from the Kamma Mountains/Blue Wind Complex in Nevada. Read more

Judge blocks planned horse slaughter at 2 plants

Published on Aug 2, 2013

By Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Iowa to start slaughtering horses next week.

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Happy Birthday to Hope Ryden, a Pioneer for Wild Horses

Published on Aug 1, 2013

By The Cloud Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 31, 2013) – “Without Hope Ryden there would be no Cloud or any wild horses roaming in the Pryor Mountains,” states Ginger Kathrens, Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation.

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WILD HORSES: Taking back the West -- one contraceptive dart at a time

Published on Jul 30, 2013

By Phil Taylor, E & E Publishing

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Josie, a buckskinned mare that roams the Book Cliffs here, had given birth every year from 1996 to 2003.

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More Wild Horses Will Stay on the Range

Published on Jul 29, 2013

By Dan Bammes, KUER 90.1

More wild horses will be left on the range as the government runs out of places to put them. Here in Utah, there are no plans to remove horses from public land this year.

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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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