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National wild horse forum planned in Utah; Zinke may attend

Published by Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News on Jun 23, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's wildland managers say they plan to take a half-million dollars given to them by state lawmakers to put on a national wild horse forum to address the animal's explosive population growth, plus use the money to carry out rangeland restoration projects.

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Wild Horses in the American West at Risk of Being Imported by Foreign Slaughterhouses

Published by The Navajo Post on Jun 20, 2017

For more than 50 years, legislation has prohibited the sale of wild horses detained in the West. This may soon change if Trump’s proposal for budget cuts is passed. The new mandates could result in thousands of wild horses being sent to overseas butchers, where they would be sold as food.

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Guest opinion: Best idea for wild horses made in Billings

Published by Ginger Kathrens, Billings Gazette on Jun 20, 2017

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has inherited a number of thorny problems. One of the thorniest is the management of our nation’s wild horses.

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Billings vaccine works for wild horses

Published by Kimberly Frank, Billings Gazette on Jun 20, 2017
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Interior Secretary Zinke to Testify Before Senate on Wednesday, June 21

Published on Jun 18, 2017

Interior Secretary Zinke to Testify Before Senate on Wednesday, June 21

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Interior May Give Ranchers' Lawyer the Reins at BLM

Published on Jun 17, 2017

According to the article below,  the Interior Department is considering the appointment of Wyoming attorney Karen Budd Falen as director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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Brenda Love Bennett: What would 'Wild Horse Annie' say?

Published by Brenda Love Bennett, Daily Camera on Jun 16, 2017

This is a call to action! I am writing to inform the public and to ask all Americans to hold the Bureau of Land Management accountable for protecting wild horses and burros. We must stand up and speak up for the voiceless — and we must speak up now.

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Advocates Accuse Feds of Pushing Wild Horses Toward Extinction

Published by Horse Talk on Jun 14, 2017

America’s wild horses are being quietly and intentionally pushed toward extinction by federal authorities which favor livestock grazing leases, advocates allege.

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Live horses shipped from Canadian airports to Japan for slaughter

Published by Katie Dangerfield, Global News on Jun 13, 2017

At least twice a year, horses from Manitoba are loaded onto a plane in Winnipeg and sent halfway across the world for slaughter.

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The Troubled History of Horse Meat in America

Published by Susanna Forrest, The Atlantic on Jun 13, 2017

President Donald Trump wants to cut a budget the Bureau of Land M

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BLM ends emergency Elko County roundup

Published by Elko Daily Free Press on Jun 13, 2017

ELKO – The Bureau of Land Management this week concluded a wild horse emergency gather on the Antelope Valley Herd Management Area located on private land near Boone Springs, approximately 40 miles southwest of Wendover.

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