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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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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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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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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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Wild horses get favorable hearing in battle with California ranchers over sanctuary

Published on Feb 8, 2017

By Michael Doyle, McClatchey News

January 12, 2017

WASHINGTON- A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county.

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Ranchers, Government Find Common Ground in Fight to Restrict Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017

By Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal

January 10, 2017

After years of tussling with federal authorities over public land where cattle herds graze, ranchers are now teaming up with the government to battle a common foe: wild horses.

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Bureau of Land Management begins busy season of horse roundups in Utah

Published on Feb 8, 2017

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

January 7, 2017

Federal land managers are embarking on the busiest wild horse roundup season in years for Utah.

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Judges corral arguments over wild horse protections in remote California county

Published on Feb 8, 2017

By Michael Doyle, The Sacramento Bee

January 5, 2017


A dust-up in California’s remote Modoc County has lassoed the attention of one of the nation’s top courts, with wild horse protection and property rights both on the line.

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