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Public Observation Demanded at BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

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By The Cloud Foundation

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.

Letter: The failure of wild horse policy

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By Suzanne Roy, AWHPC

July 15, 2016

The headline for The Bulletin’s June 28 editorial is absolutely right and deserves some all-caps emphasis: “Wild horse policy is NOT working.”

Taking The Wild Out Of The Wild Horse

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By Ryan Moloney, Eugene Weekly

July 14, 2016

Roughly 67,000 wild horses roam the public lands of the western United States, and around 4,000 of them are in Oregon.

Wild Horse Management, From The Outside

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By Geoffrey Riley & Emily Cureton, Jefferson Public Radio

July 8, 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.

Congressional committee seeking solutions to wild horse populations

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By David Louis, Rawlins Daily Times

June 29, 2016

RAWLINS — A Congressional subcommittee on federal lands last week attempted to answer a long-standing question: what to do about wild horses grazing on public lands.

Wild horse advocates oppose BLM’s plan to sterilize mustang mares

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By The Associated Press

June 28, 2016

BEND — A plan to remove the ovaries of 100 wild horses has prompted backlash from a nonprofit horse group.

Horse spaying proposals draw backlash

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By Hilary Corrigan, The Bulletin

June 28, 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Oregon State University plan to remove the ovaries of 100 wild horses as part of a research effort, drawing a nonprofit horse group to immediately denounce it as a barbaric, dangerous procedure.

BLM Investigating Burro Deaths After Roundup

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By The Associated Press

June 16, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the deaths of 18 wild burros after a round-up in central Utah.

Congress, Activists Eviscerate Land Management Over Horse Population Measures

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By Kevin Daley, The Daily Caller

June 22, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) wild horse and donkey control policies have raised the ire of Congressional Republicans and animal rights activists, who thoroughly raked them over the coals during a Wednesday hearing convened by the House Subcommittee on Federal Lands.

Advocacy Groups Want BLM to Increase PZP Use in Wild Horses

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By Pat Raia, The Horse

June 7, 2016

More than 30 wild horse advocacy groups are asking the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reduce the number of wild horse gathers and increase the use of the contraceptive vaccine porcine zona pellucida (PZP) to manage herd population growth.