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Controlling Navajo Nation’s free-roaming horse dilemma

Published by Alysa Landry, Indian Country Today Media Network on Sep 20, 2017

NAVAJO NATION — For centuries, wild horses have roamed the Navajo Nation, where they serve as both a symbol of the unconquerable Native spirit and the iconic image of the American West.

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Cheney votes against ban on wild horse slaughter as Wyoming herds grow

Published by Arno Rosenfeld, Casper Star Tribune on Sep 12, 2017
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Advocates of wild horses deliver 300,000 signature petition to Sen. Flake

Published by Jessica Carlson, AZ Family on Sep 7, 2017


Advocates of Arizona’s wild horses delivered on Wednesday a 300,000-signature petition to Sen. Jeff Flake's office in Phoenix, opposing the mass killing of federally protected horses and burros across the U.S.

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Euthanizing wild horses is a nice way to say killing: Suzanne Roy

Published by Suzanne Roy, Special to the RGJ on Aug 29, 2017

Over the past few months, Congress has been considering the Trump Administration’s budget request to slaughter tens of thousands of healthy wild horses and burros.

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Letter: Are we facing slaughter of America's wild horse and burro population?

Published by Joy Bradley, Roanoke Times on Aug 29, 2017
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State and federal managers discuss fate of wild horses, with media and advocates locked out

Published by Max Roth, Fox 13 on Aug 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY -- Wild horses bring out the romance and the longstanding divisions at the heart of the American West, and that dynamic was clear as the Bureau of Land Management, the State of Utah, and a number of private and non-profit groups met in a closed-door meeting in downtown Salt Lake Ci

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Top Interior official calls for ending bans on selling, euthanizing wild horses

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

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USU officials defend wild horse and burro conference

Published by Kevin Opsahl, HJ News on Aug 23, 2017

A conference on wild horse and burro management organized with help from Utah State University is encountering criticism from animal advocacy groups, claiming the conference is secretive in nature and not all sides and solutions will be heard.

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Critics maintain Utah mustang meeting a 'slaughter summit'

Published by Michelle L. Price and Scott Sonner, Associated Press on Aug 23, 2017


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Utah State University hosts wild horse summit, but excludes key advocates and the public

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Aug 22, 2017

Critics of a national conference on wild horses, opening this week in Salt Lake City, assert its state organizers have closed the event to the public and excluded key figures in the horse-advocacy community.

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BLM to remove horses southeast of Rangely

Published by Dennis Webb, The Daily Sentinel on Aug 14, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management has approved a plan to remove up to 100 wild horses from private and other land southeast of Rangely this fall, a decision made more controversial due to activists’ concerns that animals could end up being euthanized.

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