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The Dark Side of the BLM’s Wild Horse Adoption Program

Published on Feb 27, 2013

All of the horses below were born as federally-protected wild horses on public lands in the West. They were captured in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundups and adopted through the agency’s adoption program.

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Swasey Roundup, February 12, 2013

Published on Feb 21, 2013

Eyewitness Report on BLM Swasey Roundup, February 12, 2013

The Swasey Herd Management Area is a vast, 120,000-acre stretch of land about 160 miles southwest of Salt Lake City in Utah

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Owyhee Roundup, Nov. 26 - Dec. 23, 2012

Published on Dec 15, 2012

On November 26, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began the largest roundup of the 2012 winter season -- the removal of 847 wild horses from the 3,000-square-mile Owyhee Complex in northern Nevada. Originally the agency planned to remove up to 1,600 horses but due to the lack of holding space that number has been reduced to 847.

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Antelope Roundup, Oct 2 - 5, 2012

Published on Oct 3, 2012

By Deniz Bolbol, AWHPC

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Wild Horse Symposium: August 28, 2012

Published on Sep 11, 2012

Sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), The Annenberg Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Wild Horse Symposium was held in Jackson Hole, WY on August 28, 2012.

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