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Want to Adopt a Wild Horse? The Government Will Pay You $1,000

Published by Christine Hauser, New York Times on Mar 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

It is like an online matchmaking service. Horse lovers who want to adopt a wild mustang from the western United States can browse dozens of headshots.

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BLM offers cash to adopt wild horses and burros

Published by Terri Russell, KOLO TV on Mar 22, 2019

March 20, 2019

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BLM shortens public notification times before roundups

Published by By Scott Streater, E & E News on Mar 21, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management is shortening by weeks its deadline to announce approval of large-scale roundups of wild horses and burros from federal rangelands to reduce growing herd sizes.

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Wanted: More pastures for West’s overpopulated wild horses

Published by Mead Gruver, The Register-Guard on Mar 11, 2019

March 9, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — If you ever wished to gaze at a stomping, snorting, neighing panorama of Western heritage from your living-room window, now could be your chance.

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Sterilization project blocked; BLM must relocate Ore. herd

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Feb 21, 2019

February 20, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management wants to adopt or sell hundreds of wild horses it rounded up in Oregon last fall as part of a sterilization research project the bureau abandoned after animal rights groups challenged it in federal court.

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Congress tasks BLM with fixing wild horse problem

Published by Scott Streater, E&E News on Feb 15, 2019

February 14, 2019

Congress is directing the Bureau of Land Management to go back to the drawing board and come up with solutions to control growing wild horse and burro herds that threaten to trample tens of millions of acres of federal rangelands.

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Fearing it’s too late to save lost horses, advocates drop lawsuit

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Feb 11, 2019

February 8, 2019

Advocates for the return of “Lady,” a pet horse thought to have been wrongly swept up in a Palomino Valley roundup, are dropping their federal case.

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Dispute over Virginia Range wild horses reignites

Published by Geoff Dornan, Nevada Appeal on Feb 11, 2019

February 7, 2019

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Claims Against Tribe Stemming From Horse Roundup Dismissed

Published by US News on Jan 30, 2019

January 29, 2019

RENO, NEV. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed claims against a Nevada Indian tribal government over a disputed horse roundup in Washoe County.

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Lawsuit against Nevada tribe over horse roundup dismissed

Published by Mike Brunker, Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jan 30, 2019

January 29, 2019

RENO — A federal judge has dismissed claims against a Nevada Indian tribal government over a disputed horse roundup in Washoe County.

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Federal judge dismisses claims against tribe stemming from horse roundup

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan 30, 2019

January 29, 2019

A U.S. District Court judge in Reno dismissed legal claims against a Nevada Indian tribal government over a disputed horse roundup in rural Washoe County.

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Judge blocks slaughter of horse named 'Lady' ensnared in roundup, but horse's fate unknown

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Jan 24, 2019

January 17, 2019

A horse named 'Lady,' thought to be ensnared during a roundup should be saved from slaughter, a federal judge in Reno ruled on Thursday.

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