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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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Audio: Amodei cusses out Trump appointee Zinke over Nevada BLM shakeup

Published by James DeHaven, Reno Gazette-Journal on Mar 27, 2018

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Special interest groups win big under new spending bill

Published by David Sherfinski, The Washington Times on Mar 26, 2018

Republicans and Democrats sparred over which party emerged victorious from the $1.3 trillion spending bill fight, but the real winners are thousands of interest groups — including wealthy foreign investors, striped bass fishing enthusiasts and cranberry researchers — to whom the bill doles out so

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Couple, baby horse rescued in Salt River

Published by David Baker, AZ Family on Mar 26, 2018

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A couple who went into the Salt River to save a baby horse needed rescuing of their own on Thursday.

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Chasing wild horses: Armed with vaccinations, local officials seek to control growing populations

Published by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune on Mar 26, 2018

The four mares and a foal moved slowly as they browsed through Mustang Flats, with at least two ears up at all time.

Joseph — a magnificent stallion of colonial Spanish descent — followed his mares, keeping a wary eye on the horizon.

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Horse advocates sue over transfer of Virginia Range horses

Published by Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau, Nevada Appeal on Mar 21, 2018

The American Wild Horse Campaign is suing the state to block the Department of Agriculture from turning over the Virginia Range horses to a private organization.

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Adopted wild horse mentioned in lawsuit once walked in Nevada Day parade, owner says

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Mar 21, 2018

An escaped mare whose owner says once marched in the Nevada Day parade in Carson City is now part of a legal fight to keep horses freely roaming the state’s Virginia Range.

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Congress Spares America’s Horses from Slaughter in 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

Published on Mar 21, 2018

(Washington, D.C) March 21, 2018 ... The American Wild Horse Campaign this evening commended the U.S. Congress for maintaining protections from slaughter for America’s horses in the final Omnibus spending bill for 2018.

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Wild Horse Board Meeting Postponed

Published by Geoffrey Roth, Western Slope Now on Mar 20, 2018

An advisory board that makes recommendations about the management of wild horses on Bureau of Land Management land has postponed its latest meeting because of threats of legal action.

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Nevada woman sues, fears missing horse could be slaughtered

Published by Scott Sonner, Bradenton Herald on Mar 20, 2018

RENO, NEV. 

A Nevada woman who fears her missing horse could end up at the slaughterhouse has joined a lawsuit challenging state plans to transfer ownership of thousands of free-roaming mustangs to private hands

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AWHC Sues State of Nevada to Block Virginia Range Mustang Giveaway

Published on Mar 19, 2018

Ownership Transfer Scheme Illegal and Places Community’s Wild Horses in Danger of Being Sold for Slaughter

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