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Moving in the Wrong Direction for Horses

Published on Mar 2, 2013

By Ed Sayres, Special to the Huffington Post

The media has been in an absolute frenzy this past month over the appalling discovery that horse meat has been co-mingled and passed off as beef in frozen food products distributed across Europe.

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U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughtering

Published on Mar 2, 2013

By Stephanie Strom, The New York Times

The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007.

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BLM to Webcast National Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting

Published on Mar 2, 2013

By The Bureau of Land Management, Press Release

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will webcast the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board's day-and-a-half meeting set for March 4-5 in Oklahoma City, Okla. The live webcast, accessible at http://www.blm.gov/live/, will stream online the proceedings of the advisory board, which meets March 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., local time.

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Carson City neighborhood grieves as BLM traps local wild horses

Published on Feb 28, 2013
By John Glionna, The LA Times LAS VEGAS – A grass-roots community group in northern Nevada watched helplessly Wednesday as federal officials removed most of what remained of a band of wild mustangs with which residents say they have peacefully coexisted for years. Read more

The Dark Side of the BLM’s Wild Horse Adoption Program

Published on Feb 27, 2013

All of the horses below were born as federally-protected wild horses on public lands in the West. They were captured in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundups and adopted through the agency’s adoption program.

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Showdown Between BLM & Carson City Community: Feds Set Trap to Capture Beloved Herd of Wild Horses

Published on Feb 27, 2013
Carson City, Nevada – February 27, 2013 – Today, ignoring the wishes of the local community, including a mayor, county supervisor and State Senator, the BLM has moved ahead with its plan to capture a small herd of cherished wild horses near Carson City, Nevada. Read more

Letter: Horse group clarifies ecosanctuary position

Published on Feb 27, 2013

By Suzanne Roy, Letter to the Editor of Elko Daily Free Press

Editor: Thank you for your coverage of the wild horse issue. I wanted to clarify the position of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign with regard to issue of “ecosanctuaries” proposed by the Bureau of Land Management for storage of captured mustangs

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Elko man to temporarily head BLM

Published on Feb 26, 2013

By Steve Tetreault, Las Vegas Review Journal

WASHINGTON - Nevada native Neil Kornze will soon be named acting national director of the Bureau of Land Management, officials confirmed Monday.

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BLM Ignores Pleas of Local Community to Keep Wild Horse Family Free

Published on Feb 26, 2013
Carson City, NV – February 26, 2013 – Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, joined forces with a Nevada State Senator and local community leaders in and around Carson City to harshly criticize the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for refusing to work with local residents to keep a small group of wild horses free. Read more

Saving America’s Mustangs hopes proposed eco-sanctuary alleviates horse holding problem

Published on Feb 25, 2013

By Dylan Woolf Harris, Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — Facing a horse holding predicament, the Bureau of Land Management will soon find itself with an abundance of animals running on allotted rangeland and long-term holding facilities crammed to capacity.

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BLM moving 700 wild horses to Ennis area ranch; neighbors miffed

Published on Feb 23, 2013

By Francis Davis, Independent Record

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Horse advocates anxious for First Amendment ruling

Published on Feb 22, 2013

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — There may or may not be too many horses on federal lands in the West, but a U.S. district judge says there’s not enough judicial staff in Nevada to deal anytime soon with an appeal over First Amendment rights at wild horse roundups.

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