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U.S. COURT HALTS BLM’S PLAN TO STERILIZE HERD OF IDAHO’S WILD HORSES

Published by Horse Canada on Oct 6, 2017

A U.S. federal court judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated environmental laws in planning to sterilize a herd of wild horses in southwestern Idaho.

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Judge: BLM broke law in plan to sterilize Idaho wild horses

Published by Associated Press on Oct 6, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated environmental law in its plan to sterilize a herd of wild horses in southwestern Idaho, according to a recent ruling from a federal judge.

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Feds target popular Utah wild horse herd for roundup

Published by Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune on Oct 5, 2017

Utah’s most visible wild horse herd may get a lot smaller next year.

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Trump's budget imperils America's wild mustangs

Published by Maggie Gordon, Chron on Sep 29, 2017

Mustang Summer: What does it take to break a wild mustang? Deanna Owens, 22, of Nacogdoches has 126 days to turn a 4-year-old gelding from a wild-at-heart herd animal to a well-trained horse through the annual Extreme Mustang Makeover competition.

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Senate bill could trigger mass slaughter of wild mustang

Published by CBS News on Sep 28, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO -- The fate of thousands of wild horses hangs in the balance as the Senate considers an amendment to a spending bill that would allow euthanasia of mustangs and burros roaming free on land owned by the federal government.

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Colorado’s wild horses face a new danger on the range: Trump budget cuts

Published by Tom McGhee, Denver Post on Sep 25, 2017

LITTLE BOOK CLIFFS — The stallion broke away from a band of horses and charged past a small knot of visitors at the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range, its coal-black tail streaming like a wind-borne challenge.

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Local group fights proposed wild horse euthanization

Published by Republican American on Sep 25, 2017

Local group fights proposed wild horse euthanization

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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

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

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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