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Slaughter of 90,000 Wild Horses Could Proceed Despite 80% Objection From American Public

Published by American Wild Horse Campaign Special To EcoWatch on Nov 20, 2017
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Congress looks at wild horses (again), and there are no easy solutions

Published by Daniel Rothberg, The Nevada Independent on Nov 13, 2017

Few public lands issues in the American West are as charged as the question of how to manage wild horses. And nowhere is the issue more challenging than in Nevada. More than half of the roughly 73,000 horses that roam federal land live here.

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Management dispute disrupts deal that saved hundreds of Nevada horses

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Nov 9, 2017

Nevada officials have terminated a privately-funded agreement that’s kept hundreds of free-range horses from western Nevada's Virginia Range without resorting to slaughter.

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Virginia Range Wild Horse Agreement terminated

Published by Terri Russell, KOLO TV on Nov 8, 2017

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Horses on the Virginia Range have been part of the landscape for more than a century.


But with development in the area, their habitat is slowly getting smaller and smaller.

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Congress considers lethal methods to manage rangeland

Published by April Corbin, Las Vegas Sun on Oct 30, 2017

The battle between livestock lobbyists and animal advocates over the fate of tens of thousands of wild horses and burros is heating up thanks to increased attention brought on by the Trump administration.

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Wild-horse panel urges strong measures

Published by Gary Harmon, Daily Sentinel on Oct 20, 2017

The Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Committee wants to take its case to Congress, asking that the Bureau of Land Management take strong measures — including destruction of healthy animals — to better manage the range.

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Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup Continues Amid Counting Dispute

Published by Associated Press, US News on Oct 18, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming wild horse roundup continues after a judge declined to stop it during a lawsuit.

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Letter: Columnist wrong about horse study

Published by Suzanne Roy Special to the Elko Daily News on Oct 16, 2017

Editor: Larry Hyslop is at it again.

His recent column, “Nature Notes: 200,000 wild and feral horses,” (October 7, 2017) blatantly misstates the facts about our wild horse herds as part of his long-running pursuit of horse slaughter as a herd management strategy.

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Ruling reinstates 23,000 acres as wild horse territory

Published by Mateusz Perkowski, Capital Press on Oct 16, 2017

Over the objections of local ranchers, a federal appeals court has reinstated 23,000 acres of wild horse territory in California.

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Wild horse group criticizes BLM roundup in southwest Wyoming

Published by Arno Rosenfeld, KPVI on Oct 12, 2017

A horse advocacy group is accusing the Bureau of Land Management of removing more wild horses from public lands in southern Wyoming than it is legally permitted to do by not counting young horses.

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US government halts Wyoming wild horse roundup amid dispute

Published by Mead Gruver, SF Gate on Oct 12, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. government has agreed to halt a Wyoming wild horse roundup amid a legal dispute over whether it should count foals toward the roundup quota.

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Wild horse group criticizes BLM roundup in southwest Wyoming

Published by Arno Rosenfeld, KPVI on Oct 9, 2017

A horse advocacy group is accusing the Bureau of Land Management of removing more wild horses from public lands in southern Wyoming than it is legally permitted to do by not counting young horses.

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