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Commentary: Why are humane solutions for wild horse management being ignored?

Published by Elko Daily News on Apr 25, 2017

If we had a national scapegoat, the leading candidate would be wild horses.

Whenever we debate land use in the West, it’s always the horses that come under fire.

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Court denies mustang appeal sought by Nevada counties

Published by Scott Sonner, AP on Apr 4, 2017

RENO, Nev. — Wild horse advocates in Nevada scored a victory Monday in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for slaughter.

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Court Denies Appeal Seeking To Round Up Federally Protected Wild Mustangs

Published by San Francisco CBS on Apr 4, 2017

RENO, Nev. (CBS/AP) — Wild horse advocates have scored a victory in Nevada in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests who they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for slaughter.

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9th Circuit Court Sides With Wild Horses

Published by Meyer Glitz on Apr 4, 2017

In a significant victory for our clients, the American Wild Horse Campaign and two individuals who visit and photograph wild horses in Nevada, the U.S.

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Your Tax Dollars Are Paying to Terrorize Wild Horses With Helicopters

Published by Suzanne Roy, Alternet on Mar 6, 2017

America has two long-standing symbols for freedom: the bald eagle and the wild mustang.

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The Bride of Bently: the marriage of passion, purpose and philanthropy

Published by Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle on Feb 27, 2017

Camille Bently is behaving like a monster. The 34-year-old executive director of the Bently Foundation, the 5-year-old organization she founded with her husband, Bently Enterprises CEO Christopher Bently, 45, has kicked off her Manolo Blahniks and jumped on the antique chaise.

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Lawmaker Wants Wild Horses Put Under States' Jurisdiction

Published by Pat Raia, The Horse on Feb 27, 2017

A Utah legislator has introduced a resolution demanding the federal government either control wild horse herd population growth or relinquish federal jurisdiction of the animals by repealing the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971.

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Utah lawmakers set out to wrangle wild horses from BLM’s control – and earmark them for slaughter

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Feb 23, 2017

Federal management of wild horses has been a dismal failure, resulting in ecological and economic havoc on Utah's public ranges, according to new legislation that seeks repeal of the 1971 statute protecting free-roaming horses and burros.

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What to do with wild horses

Published by John Bartell, ABC 10 on Feb 17, 2017

Wild horses are federally protected animals, and over the last 30 years, their population has exploded.

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I-Team investigates wild horse program: What does Trump presidency mean for their future?

Published by American Wild Horse Campaign on Feb 13, 2017

By Dan Noyes, ABC News

February 10, 2017

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Wild horse roundup more deadly than initially reported

Published by Caroline Bleakley, Las Vegas Now on Feb 13, 2017

LAS VEGAS - A massive wild horse roundup in northern Nevada was even more deadly than initially reported by the Bureau of Land Management.

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Stunning Lack of Tranparancy in BLM’s and University of Wyoming’s Adobe Town Wild Horse Study

Published by Carol Walker, Wild Hoof Beats on Feb 11, 2017

The BLM and the University of Wyoming are conducting a Radio Collar Study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area. I have done several blog posts about this study, calling for people to send in comments and calling for more clarification on how this study is going to be conducted.

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