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Nevada mustangs likely saved from slaughter

Published on Jan 9, 2013

By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press

RENO - Wild horse protection advocates were confident they had raised enough money to buy 41 horses at a state auction in Nevada on Wednesday, animals they feared otherwise would be headed to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.

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Sandoval: No need to intervene in wild horse auction

Published on Jan 8, 2013

By Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review Journal

CARSON CITY - Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he sees no need to intervene in an upcoming auction of 41 stray horses trapped by the state Department of Agriculture on private and state-owned lands near Virginia City.

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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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Judge halts horse roundup amid abuse allegations

Published on Jan 8, 2013

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

Reno, Nev. • A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Bureau of Land Management from rounding up wild mustangs in Nevada after horse protection advocates presented video footage that they say shows wranglers repeatedly abusing mustangs with electric prods in violation of agency policy.

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Advocates Protest Horse Slaughter

Published on Jan 5, 2013

By Terri Russell, KOLO-TV

CARSON CITY, NV - The protestors gathered in front of the legislative building near noon on Friday in Carson City.

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Judge Puts Wild Horse Gathering on Hold

Published on Jan 4, 2013

By Natalie Cullen, KLAS-TV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- A federal judge has issued a stop order to the Bureau of Land Management for its wild horse roundup operation in northern Nevada.

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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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Protesters ask Sandoval to halt wild horse auction

Published on Jan 4, 2013

By Ed Vogel, Las Vegas Review Journal

CARSON CITY - About 40 sign-carrying wild horse advocates marched Friday in front of the Legislative Building in a move to induce Gov. Brian Sandoval to block a Feb. 9 auction of 41 state-owned stray horses.

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American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign Responds to the BLM's New Policy on Wild Horse Sales

Published on Jan 4, 2013

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) late this afternoon issued a new policy that it presents as "another step forward" in its attempt to stop the flow of federally protected wild horses into Mexico for

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Horse advocates fear slaughter of NV mustangs

Published on Jan 4, 2013
By Scott Sonner, Associated Press RENO, Nev.—State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray horses in Nevada, and the discussions stirred protests among advocates for the free-roaming animals. Read more

Water partnership benefits wild horses in Wyoming's McCullough Peaks

Published on Jan 4, 2013

By The Billings Gazette

For years, water runoff from an oil field moistened Dry Creek, providing water for wild horses, livestock and wildlife in Wyoming’s McCullough Peaks.

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