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What Do Wild Horses, the Scottish Parliament and LA’s Neighborhood Councils have In Common?

Published on Jan 8, 2013

By Greg Nelson, City Watch

THE POWER OF ONE - In a previous CityWatch column, I wrote about the plight of America’s wild horses, and the battles that community organizations have waged against the federal government’s Bureau of Land Management to prevent these majestic animals from being rounded up and sold for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.

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Wyoming ranch is first to house wild horses for tourism

Published on Jan 8, 2013

By Kelsey Dayton, The WyoFile

There was a charge in the air, the smell of incoming cold weather on a late November afternoon.

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New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

Published on Jan 4, 2013

By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.

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Tens of thousands of wild horses face mass slaughter after mustangs breed too fast on the great plains

Published on Dec 28, 2012

By James Black, The Daily Mail

They are an icon of the American West and a symbol of the country's frontier history, but now hundreds of mustang horses face slaughter due to overpopulation.

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Buyer of Wild Horses Under Investigation by State, Feds

Published on Nov 11, 2012

By Dave Philipps, ProPublica

A southern Colorado man under investigation for his handling of protected wild horses has admitted to state regulators that he shipped animals out of Colorado in violation of brand inspection laws, officials said.

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Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?

Published on Oct 24, 2012

By Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic

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Wild horse advocates call for roundups to stop, KOAA, Colorado Springs

Published on Oct 3, 2012

By Elaine Sheridan, KOAA News

Wild horse advocates are calling on the Bureau of Land Management to suspend its annual roundup following an investigative report suggesting that some animals are being sold to slaughterhouses.

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Advocacy groups call for halt on wild horse roundups, Denver Post

Published on Oct 3, 2012

By Jordan Steffan, The Denver Post

Wild-horse advocates are calling on the Bureau of Land Management to suspend its annual roundup following an investigative report suggesting that some animals are being sold to slaughterhouses.

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Durell Vineyard Owner Ellie Price Gives Rescued Mustangs Freedom and a New Home

Published on Oct 2, 2012

SONOMA, Calif. -- Almost two years after staging one of the largest wild horse rescues in history, wildlife advocate and owner of the legendary Durell Vineyard, Ellie Price, was about to witness the happy end of a very long journey.

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