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Elko County agrees to give up to $10,000 in wild horse lawsuit

Published on Feb 8, 2014

By Dylan Woolf Harris, Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — County leaders agreed Thursday to help pay up to $10,000 for a lawsuit filed against the federal government’s management of wild horses.

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Comments call for more fertility control with wild horses

Published on Feb 7, 2014

By Heather Kennison, Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — No local residents gave public comments at the BLM Nevada Tri-RAC meeting Thursday, but some comments regarding wild horses were submitted.

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NV Seeks New Homes for Captured Wild Horses

Published on Jan 23, 2014

By Troy Wilde, Public News Service - NV

RENO, Nevada - The Nevada Department of Agriculture is reaching out to residents who may be interested in adopting wild horses captured in the Virginia Range near Reno.

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The Plight of the American Wild Horse

Published on Jan 9, 2014
By Alexandria Reis, PHD for Decoded Science Last November, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) conducted the most recent helicopter round-up of wild horses in Wyoming’s Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Area. Read more

NH boy a vigilant opponent of horse slaughter

Published on Dec 29, 2013

By Dan Tuohy, New Hampshire Union Leader

A horse slaughter plant in New Mexico plans to open soon, which is mobilizing animal welfare advocates to repeat calls for a federal ban on slaughterhouses and horse meat for human consumption

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The wild ones

Published on Dec 28, 2013

By Rebecca Wallace / Palo Alto Weekly

Artist Cherryl Pape finds pastels perfect for depicting the open landscapes and billowing clouds of the American West. All that dust.

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"WE NEED the tonic of wildness."

Published on Dec 18, 2013

By Suzanne Roy of AHWPC for Huffington Post

42 years ago this week, President Richard M. Nixon invoked these famous words of Henry David Thoreau when signing the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.

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Renowned Horse Artist Ritch Gaiti Announces Support for the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

Published on Nov 11, 2013

By Digital Journal

Lompoc, California (PRWEB) November 11, 2013

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Horse preservation group alleges Pelahatchie man remains 'slaughterhouse middleman'

Published on Nov 7, 2013

By Clarion-Ledger

A Pelahatchie man embroiled in a national controversy over the fate of wild horses rounded up from federal land in northern Nevada received a shipment of wild horses on Monday, despite warnings he was giving them away, a national preservation group claims.

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On Wild Horses, the Secretary of the Interior Needs to Listen to the Scientists

Published on Nov 4, 2013

By Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic

Nearly seven months into her tenure as Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell last Thursday at last made her first extended public comments about one of the most controversial and under-reported aspects of her portfolio as steward of the nation's public lands.

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At Mesa Verde National Park, wild horses have become unwanted nuisance

Published on Oct 6, 2013

By Nancy Lofholm, Denver Post

At Mesa Verde National Park, wild horses are referred to as "trespass livestock." They have trampled archaeological sites, damaged ice-making machines trying to get to water, and broken through fences meant to keep them out.

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Kevin O'Neill: Law is good for horses, people

Published on Oct 2, 2013

By Kevin O'Neil, Reno Gazette Journal

This past June, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a number of new bills into law that elevate animal welfare throughout Nevada.

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