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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

BLM to Conduct Partial Wild Horse Gather in Colorado

Published on Aug 11, 2013

By The Horse

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) this week signed a decision to remove up to 50 wild horses from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range, located northwest of DeBeque, Colo., to improve range conditions for the remaining wild horses.

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BLM Sets Meeting of National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board for September 9-11 in Arlington, Virginia

Published on Aug 11, 2013

By KCSG News

(ARLINGTON, WV) - The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for three days in September in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss issues relating to the management, protection, and control of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands.

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On Fate of Wild Horses, Stars and Indians Spar

Published on Aug 11, 2013

By Fernanda Santos, New York Times

It seemed at first like a logical alliance for boldface names in the interconnected worlds of Hollywood and politics.

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BLM darts wild horses with dose of birth control

Published on Aug 10, 2013

By Betsy Simon, Cody Enterprise

Sensing an approach by humans Thursday, the chocolate brown mare on the McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area east of Cody slipped past BLM wild horse specialist Tricia Hatle and volunteer Ada Inbody of Cody, avoiding a dose of birth control during a field darting session.

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Wild horse roundup in Nevada is canceled amid outrage, fears over ‘stealth’ slaughter

Published on Aug 9, 2013

By Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times

The U.S. Forest Service late Thursday canceled a roundup of wild horses scheduled for Friday in northern Nevada after horse advocates learned about it and made it public, accusing the government of trying a “stealth” effort to break the law and send the horses to a slaughter auction.

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BLM completes horse gather at Seaman Herd

Published on Aug 9, 2013

By Lukas Eggen, Ely Times

The Bureau of Land Management completed its emergency wild horse gather in late July in the Seaman Herd area, located about 100 miles south of Ely.

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USDA Postpones Controversial Round Up of Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Aug 8, 2013

Winnemucca, NV (August 8, 2013) ... Late today, the U.S.

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USDA Shuts Down Public Observation at Controversial Wild Horse Roundup; Horses Slated for Slaughter Auction

Published on Aug 8, 2013
Winnemucca, NV (August 8, 2013) ... Yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, informed the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, that it was reneging on its previous commitment to provide public observation of the taxpayer-funded helicopter roundup of wild horses on public lands in the Humboldt Toiyable National Forest. The capture operation is set to begin tomorrow, Friday, August 9, 2013, at 5 a.m., and the wild horses that are rounded up are scheduled to go to slaughter auction the following week. Read more

USDA Shady Plan to Round Up Wild Horses for Slaughter Revealed

Published on Aug 7, 2013

Lompoc, CA (August 7, 2013)....The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today blasted the U.S. Forest Service (FS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its plan to roundup 750-1000 wild horses from federal and tribal Lands in northern Nevada and turn them over to the tribes to sell for slaughter. The plan will proceed despite the stated opposition of the Obama Administration and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to the practice of horse slaughter.

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Blue Wing Complex Roundup, Aug 2 - 4, 2013

Published on Aug 5, 2013
From August 2-4, 2013 the BLM rounded up 200 wild horses from the Kamma Mountains/Blue Wind Complex in Nevada. Read more

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