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Sale of unbranded horses delayed by judge's order

Published on Aug 19, 2013

By Ashley Cullins, KRNV & MyNews4.com

FALLON, Nev.-- A horse auction in Fallon Saturday was delayed after a judge issued a temporary restraining order to stop the sale of some of the horses.

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Interior chief let down horses

Published on Aug 19, 2013

By Steven Rose, Reno Gazette Journal

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said she would look at the National Academy of Sciences’ two-year study of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse program and make changes to improve it.

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Judge blocks auction of unbranded horses

Published on Aug 18, 2013

By SANDRA CHEREB, Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Wild horse advocates Saturday hailed a judge's ruling that temporarily stops unbranded horses gathered by a Nevada tribe from being auctioned for possible slaughter.

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Judge Grants TRO to Stop Sale of Wild Horses At NV Slaughter Auction

Published on Aug 16, 2013

Reno, Nevada (August 16, 2013 . . . A federal court judge in Reno, NV has granted a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups a Temporary Restraining Order to block the sale of unbranded horses at a slaughter auction tomorrow in Fallon, Nevada. The groups sued to stop the sale of unbranded horses who were captured last weekend on public and tribal lands in northern Nevada, alleging that unbranded horses were likely federally-protected wild horses originating from the nearby Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Owyhee Herd Management Area.

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US judge asked to block auction of mustangs

Published on Aug 16, 2013

By Elko Daily Free Press

RENO (AP) — Wild horse advocates are seeking an emergency court order to block the sale of hundreds of what they say are federally protected mustangs rounded up illegally by a Nevada tribe and headed for an auction that likely will send them to slaughter.

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Iowa: Horse Slaughter Plans Dropped

Published on Aug 16, 2013

By Associated Press

An Iowa company is dropping plans to slaughter horses after a federal judge temporarily banned the practice as part of a lawsuit filed by animal welfare groups, the company said Tuesday. Responsible Transportation, which owns a slaughterhouse in Sigourney, was one of two companies that had secured federal permits for horse slaughtering. But its president, Keaton Walker, said it could not afford to wait for more court deliberations and was turning its focus to cattle.

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Wild Horses Run Free As Adoption Centers Fill Up

Published on Aug 16, 2013

By Will Stone, NPR

Drive about 20 miles north of Reno, Nev., into the barren scrubland and you're sure to see "wild" horses — more than 1,000, in fact. Just not in the wild.

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Wild Horse & Conservation Groups Allege Feds Failed to Protect Wild Horses in Tribal Roundup; 467 Horses Await Fate at Slaughter Auction

Published on Aug 16, 2013

Reno, Nevada (August 16, 2013) . . . A coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups last night filed a federal lawsuit to block the sale of wild horses at a slaughter auction in Fallon, Nevada scheduled for August 17, 2013.

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Eagle County wild horse advocates battling roundups

Published on Aug 15, 2013

By Randy Wyrick, VailDaily

EAGLE COUNTY — Two local women are helping lead efforts to rein in wild horse roundups on public land.

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Wild horse advocate's lawsuit seeks to halt auction after roundup

Published on Aug 15, 2013

By John Glionna, Los Angeles Times

LAS VEGAS -- Another showdown is looming between the federal government and animal advocates over the wild horses that wander the American West.

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Feds Allow Unbranded, Federally-Protected Wild Horses to be Sent to Slaughter Auction

Published on Aug 12, 2013

Winnemucca, NV (August 12, 2013)…. Late yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) notified a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups that it was “issuing a stop order” to helicopter wranglers hired to roundup hundreds of wild horses on USFS, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and tribal lands on the Ft. McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Reservation on the Nevada/Oregon Border and transport them to a slaughter auction.

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Can Secretary Jewell clean up Salazar’s wild horse mess?

Published on Aug 11, 2013
By Kerry Drake, WyoFile Ken Salazar may not have totally destroyed the Wild Horse and Burro Management Program while he was head of the Interior Department, but he made an already terrible situation far worse. Read more

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