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Three female burros shot to death, reward offered

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By Vivian Padilla, ABC 15 Arizona

July 26, 2016

PHOENIX - The Bureau of Land Management is offering a reward after three female burros were found shot to death just south of Lake Pleasant.

Wild Horse Management, From The Outside

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By Geoffrey Riley and Emily Cureton

July 13, 2016

Long live wild horses. That is the essence of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, which advocates for keeping horses alive and free and not facing slaughter in the American West.

How This One State’s Mustang Program Offers Hope for the Future of America’s Wild Horses

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By Grace Kuhn, AWHPC, for One Green Planet

July 28, 2016

Colorado’s majestic mustangs are a fine match for the state’s breathtaking landscapes. They also provide a shining example of how wild horse management programs can work when government and people come together to protect these national treasures.

Animal Rights Groups Are Freaking Out Over Horse Population Control Methods

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By Kevin Daley, The Daily Caller

July 27, 2016

A coalition of animal rights group is having a conniption over controversial horse sterilization procedures, as western states grapple with an unprecedented surge in wild horse and burro populations.

BLM to Bait Trap Wild Horses from Silver King, Triple B HMAs

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Press Release via The Horse.com

July 26, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada’s Ely District, on or about July 27, will begin gathering and removing up to 100 excess wild horses from outside the Silver King herd management area (HMA), about 90 miles south of Ely.

Wild horse advocates sue BLM to stop planned sterilization program

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By Tom McGhee, Denver Post

July 26, 2016

Wild horse advocates have asked a court to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to sterilize wild horses, a step the agency says is needed to control explosive growth among herds.

Brenda Love Bennett: The BLM vs. our wild mustangs

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By Brenda Love Bennett, Daily Camera

July 14, 2016

Seriously, what is the BLM thinking? It is indeed stunning to see federal land managers poised to use the most backwards and inhumane method possible as a way to manage our nation's wild horses ( Agency to sterilize mustangs for first time to slow growth, June 26, 2016).

Public Observation Demanded at BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

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By The Desert Independent

July 20, 2016

BURNS, Oregon – Citing the First Amendment, two leading wild horse advocacy organizations have filed a formal request to observe and record controversial surgical procedures to be performed on wild horses at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon.

BLM to Bait Trap Wild Horses from Silver King and Triple B HMAs

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By BLM, Ely District Office

July 22, 2016

Ely, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District on or about Wednesday, July 27, 2016, will begin gathering and removing up to 100 excess wild horses from outside the Silver King Herd Management Area (HMA), about 90 miles south of Ely, Nev. The BLM will also gather and remove up to 130 excess wild horses from in and around the Triple B HMA, about 30 miles northwest of Ely. Hay and water will be used to gather the horses.

MY VOICE: The failure of wild horse policy

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By Suzanne Roy, AWHPC Special to The Observer

July 22, 2016

The headline for a June 28 editorial by the Bend Bulletin was absolutely right and deserves some all-caps emphasis: “Wild horse policy is NOT working.”