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Exciting horse fossil discovery in Nevada desert

Published on Jun 5, 2013

By Horse Talk

Scientists excavating an Ice Age mammoth skeleton from the Tule Springs area north of Las Vegas, Nevada, uncovered the remains of a second animal that is causing more excitement than the original find: a skull and lower jaw of an extinct horse species

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The National Academy of Sciences Delivers Scathing Rebuke of BLM Wild Horse Program

Published on Jun 5, 2013

In 1982, the National Academy of Science (NAS) noted the lack of scientific basis for many of BLM’s critical wild horse and burro management decisions

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Majority of Americans Want Wild Horses Protected, National Poll Reveals

Published on Jun 4, 2013

Just as the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is scheduled to release to the media a report on its review of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program, the American Wild Horse Preservation (AWHPC) and its parent organization Return to Freedom (RTF) are making public a national poll that tested, for the first time, the perceptions of Americans about wild horses and the federal program that manages them in the West.

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ASPCA Welcomes U.S. House Passage of Bill to Protect North Carolina Wild Horse Herd

Published on Jun 4, 2013

By ASPCA

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing, without opposition, the Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act (H.R. 126)

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Drought prompts plan to remove wild horses in Nev.

Published on May 27, 2013

By Associated Press

RENO, Nev. —Federal land managers say the drought is prompting plans to remove an unspecified number of wild horses from a large swath of the range in northeastern Nevada - two years after they removed some 1,400 mustangs from the same area.

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Wild Horse Exhibit at Reno Int'l Airport

Published on May 23, 2013
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Wild horse group wins grant

Published on May 23, 2013

By Codyenterprise.com

Friends of a Legacy recently received a $10,000 grant from the Flying V Donor Advised Fund held by the Wyoming Community Foundation.

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WHOA: Wild horses at risk for slaughter

Published on May 21, 2013
By Amanda Goodman, KRQE News PLACITAS, N.M. (KRQE) - Horse advocates fear New Mexico's wild horses could end up in New Mexico's new horse slaughterhouse. Read more

Facing National Scrutiny, BLM Struggles to Explain Wild Horse Program

Published on May 17, 2013
By Suzanne Roy, Special to the Huffington Post "Wild horses are not receiving a fair shake." Those are the words of a thirty-year Bureau of Land Management (BLM) veteran to NBC News' senior investigative correspondent, Lisa Myers, as part of her groundbreaking report, "Horses are wild -- but not free." Read more

Landrieu helps lead 'Horses on the Hill' rally

Published on May 16, 2013

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu helped lead the annual "Horses on the Hill" event to rally support for banning horse slaughterhouses and the exporting of horses for slaughter in the country.

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Proposal allows groups to manage wild horses

Published on May 14, 2013

By Matt Woolbright, Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Horse advocates and state officials urged members of a Nevada Senate committee Tuesday to adopt an amendment that would allow the state to enter agreements with advocacy groups to manage wild horses in the state.

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It's not just about mustangs: the battle over burros

Published on May 14, 2013
By Lisa Myers and Michael Austin, NBC News Public criticism of roundups is not limited to wild horses. The Bureau of Land Management also conducts annual “gather” operations to remove “excess” wild burros from herd areas in the West. Read more

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