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Horse deaths at BLM's Palomino Valley facility more than twice as high as reported, rendering receipts reveal

Published on May 2, 2013

By Mark Robison, RGJ.com

The number of horse deaths at the BLM’s Palomino Valley wild horse facility is vastly underreported, according to rendering receipts uncovered by a Freedom of Information Act request made by the farm animal advocacy group Animals’ Angels.

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Vilsack: New Mexico horse slaughter plant should open

Published on May 1, 2013

By Courier-Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for permission to slaughter horses will open soon, unless Congress reinstates a ban on the practice.

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Wild horse eco sanctuary proposed to alleviates horse holding problem

Published on May 1, 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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Wild Horses

Published on Apr 30, 2013
By Rosalie Rayburn, ABQ Journal “Somebody has got to take responsibility. I think it’s gotten to where it’s dangerous,” Sandoval County Commissioner Orlando Lucero said. “My concern is that (the horses) might get onto the freeway and cause a major traffic accident.” Read more

Wild Horses

Published on Apr 27, 2013

By Penny Preston, KULR-8

POWELL, WY - This week may be the last chance for people to own a wild horse from Northwest Wyoming. That's because the mares are on birth control.

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Valley Meat USDA Walk-Through

Published on Apr 25, 2013

ROSWELL, N.M. - Agents of the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted a walk-through of Valley Meat Co. on Tuesday, days after the Humane Society of the United States and Front Range Equine Rescue submitted a notice of intent to sue if the agency agrees to provide inspections required for the facility to slaughter horses

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Wild horse encounters on California sanctuaries

Published on Apr 25, 2013

California’s wide-open spaces harbor several sanctuaries that care for wild horses and burros who would otherwise be slaughtered to reduce populations on public lands.

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Successful Birth Control Program Manages NC Wild Horse Herd

Published on Apr 23, 2013

By Jeff Hampton

A one-eyed black stallion dashed down a sandy road recently and careened chest-first into a harem of wild horses.

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Senate passes resolution supporting wild horses

Published on Apr 19, 2013

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Senate has passed a resolution expressing support for wild horses and burros.

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Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

Published on Apr 18, 2013

By Brett French, Billings Gazette

The management of wild horse herds and flourishing urban deer populations is so politically charged that science often gets pushed aside, said Jay Kirkpatrick, of the Billings-based Science and Conservation Center.

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First Virginia Range Wild Horses Rescued Under Cooperative Agreement with State

Published on Apr 17, 2013
On April 1, 2013, Hidden Valley Wild Horse Preservation Fund travelled to the Carson City prison facility to pick up six Virginia Range mustangs who had been captured by the state from non-federal lands in northern Nevada. Read more

AWHC & State of Nevada: Virginia Range Horse Humane Management Cooperative Agreement

Published on Apr 17, 2013

Since the Fall of 2012, an extraordinary rescue effort has been underway to save a historic group of Nevada mustangs who make their home in the Virginia Range near Reno.

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