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Sale of horses from NV wildlife refuge moves ahead

Published on Sep 30, 2013

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev.—The U.S. government can proceed with plans to sell more than 400 mustangs gathered at a national wildlife refuge to a private contractor that critics say has a history of reselling them for slaughter, a federal judge ruled Friday.

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More Than a 100 Wild Horses Sell During Auction

Published on Sep 30, 2013

By Seattle Pi

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Wild horse auction a big deal

Published on Sep 27, 2013

By InForum

Saturday’s auction in Wishek, N.D., of wild horses from North Dakota’s Badlands has attracted national attention. It is likely buyers from several states and possibly Canada will descend on the small McIntosh County town for the sale of some 100 horses that have been culled from the herd in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. In addition, expect people who might not buy a horse but are deeply concerned with the welfare of wild horses to be at ringside.

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Cloud Foundation Seeking Funds to Save Badlands Horses from Slaughter

Published on Sep 26, 2013

By The Cloud Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (Sept. 25, 2013) - The Cloud Foundation (TCF) and Legacy Mustang Preservation (LMP) are proceeding full speed ahead with Operation Badlands, an effort to insure that none of the historic mustangs being rounded up at Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) this week end their lives on the floor of a slaughterhouse.

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Wild horses healthy, pregnant

Published on Sep 26, 2013

By Lauren Donovan, The Bismarck Tribune

FRYBURG — Jason Bruemmer rather indelicately probed mares with names like “Little Brother’s Girl” and “Cheyenne,” pulled off his long yellow glove and like the doctor he is, delivered the news.

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2013 Wild Horses Wait on New Pastures

Published on Sep 21, 2013

By Caitlin Esch, KQED California Report

Horse slaughter is a hot-button issue. A federal court recently issued a temporary restraining order that blocked two horse slaughterhouses from opening, in response to a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture brought by the Humane Society and other groups opposed to treating horses like commercial livestock. The district judge will decide the case at the end of October.

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Federal Agencies Contradict Obama Administration Anti-Horse Slaughter Stand; Send Wild Horses Into Slaughter Pipeline

Published on Sep 19, 2013

Washington, DC (September 19, 2013)…. Despite receiving 14,000 faxes and emails from concerned citizens and inquiries from Congress, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is still poised to turn over an estimated 240 wild horses, captured from the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada last week, to a slaughter middleman in Mississippi.

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Interior Dept. to Turn Captured Wild Horses Over to Mississipi Middleman Who Previously Sent Fed'l Horses to Slaughter Pipeline

Published on Sep 19, 2013

Pelahatchie, MS (September 19, 2013)…. A Pelahatchie, Mississippi man is the center of a national controversy over the fate of wild horses rounded up from federal land in northern Nevada.

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Sheldon Wild Horse Roundup Ends: Interior Dept. to Turn Horses Over to Slaughter Middleman Despite Citizen Outcry

Published on Sep 19, 2013
Denio, NV (September 19, 2013)…. Despite receiving 14,000 faxes and emails from concerned citizens and inquiries from Congress, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is still poised to turn over an estimated 240 wild horses, captured in Nevada last week, to a slaughter middleman in Mississippi. Read more

Operation Badlands Moving Full Speed Ahead

Published on Sep 19, 2013
By Ginger Kathrens, The Cloud Foundation On Thursday, September 5th, Lisa Friday and I flew to Billings MT, rented a car and drove for four hours to the Badlands of North Dakota and into Theodore Roosevelt National Park that evening. Herds of bison grazed, some with little orange calves born late in the season. Read more

'A Serious CrIme': State Officials Investigate Wild Horse Killings

Published on Sep 19, 2013
LYON COUNTY, NV - Some called him "Railroad Man" or "Flash." Read more

1st Amendment cited in BLM wild horse fight

Published on Sep 18, 2013

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — The Reporters Committee on Freedom of the Press says the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is using safety concerns as an excuse to limit media access to wild horse roundups across the West in violation of the First Amendment.

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