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Saving America's mustangs

Published on Jul 18, 2013
By Mary Cella, HLN An American icon is in peril.  The wild mustangs that roam the American west are rounded up by helicopters and forced into government holding facilities.  There are about 50,000 wild horses and burros broiling in government pens and pastures. Read more

Abandoned one-month-old wild horse rescued in Corolla

Published on Jul 18, 2013
By WTKR Corolla, N.C. – Carlos is a newborn wild horse from Corolla that was abandoned by his mother. He’s being nursed back to health on the mainland. Read more

Rancher offers sanctuary to wild horses

Published on Jul 17, 2013

By Kyle Roerink, Star Tribune

Rich Wilson loves to personify animal behavior.

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BLM should stick to science on wild horses

Published on Jul 17, 2013

By Guy H. Palmer, Reno Gazette-Journal

Almost 20,000 free-ranging horses and burros live on federal public lands in Nevada, or more than half of the animals the U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.

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Over 7,700 Citizens Protest Feds’ Las Vegas-Area Wild Horse & Burro Roundup Plan

Published on Jul 16, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (July 15, 2013) . . . Over 7,700 citizens have joined the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, in urging the U.S. Forest Service to oppose a plan that could result in the removal of over 900 wild horses and burros from the Spring Mountain Complex, a nearly 800,000-acre public land area in southern Nevada.

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U.S. Forest Service Settles Lawsuit by Oregon Rancher Seeking Removal of Wild Horses in Malheur National Forest

Published on Jul 12, 2013

Portland, OR (July 12, 2013)…This week, the United States Forest Service (FS) entered into a settlement agreement with an Oregon livestock operator by committing to a roundup schedule for wild horses in the Murderers Creek portion of Oregon’s Malheur National Forest in order to bring the population to within the Allowable Management Level (AML) established by the FS.

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Feeding wild horses can cost them freedom

Published on Jul 11, 2013

By Bonnie Matton, Reno Gazette-Journal

Though people continue to feed and water wild horses, these horses most often end up becoming 'nuisance' horses, just like 'nuisance' bears.

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One view: BLM gets one right on horses

Published on Jul 8, 2013

By Ginger Casey, Reno Gazette-Journal

My first job in television news was in Reno. The searing sun and blistering temperatures could be relentless.

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Coalition Calls for Humane Conditions at BLM Holding Facilities

Published on Jul 8, 2013
The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, ASPCA and HSUS urge BLM to provide humane treatment at holding facility. Read more

CBS News Investigates Horse Slaughter - Willie Nelson Speaks Out!

Published on Jul 7, 2013
By CBS Radio News An eight-month long CBS News investigation examines the shadowy practice of slaughtering U.S. horses in Mexico and Canada Read more

Wild horses trying to beat the heat

Published on Jul 6, 2013

By Fox Reno

With record highs shining into the Fourth of July weekend, everyone is finding a way to beat the heat, even wild horses.

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Suit Aims to Block Horse Meat Inspections, Now at 2 Plants

Published on Jul 2, 2013

By Stephanie Strom, The New York Times

Several animal rights groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Agriculture Department, seeking to prevent it from inspecting horse meat that some companies want to produce for human consumption.

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