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NV Gov. may sue if BLM won't pony up for mustang roundups

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By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

April 27, 2016

RENO, NEV. — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering legal action to force the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to pony up some money to pay for roundups of wild horses in the state that have been put on hold because of federal budgetary constraints.

Letter: OSU should nix horse sterilizations

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By Suzanne Roy, AWHPC

Apri 25, 2016

It’s disheartening to see Oregon State University and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management poised to carry out cruel and needless sterilization experiments on more than 200 wild horses held in the BLM’s wild horse corrals in Hines.

Complaint Filed Over Plans for Sterilization Research on US Wild Horses

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By Horsetalk

April 21, 2016

A challenge is being mounted against planned sterilization experiments to be conducted on wild horses through an Oregon State University (OSU) research project.

Act Now to Help Save Wild Horses From Brutal Government Sterilization Program

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By Grace Kuhn, AWHPC

April 8, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is on a collision course with disaster for our wild horses and burros. The agency is set to approve barbaric and invasive sterilization experiments on wild mares, most of whom will be pregnant and will suffer abortions as a result of the procedure.

Callers decry sterilization for wild horses

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By Larry Meyer, The Argus Observer

April 6, 2016

ONTARIO — The main discussion regarding wild horses at the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council meeting was held Monday, but the issue dominated the public comment period Tuesday morning.

Wild horse roundup sparks renewed anger

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By David Louis, Rawlins Daily Times

April 5, 2016

RAWLINS — Many factors contribute to the health of Wyoming’s open rangeland.
From climate and drought to soil conditions, human recreation to energy development, land managers agree that the northern plains habitat is a fragile ecosystem.

Wild Horses Go On BLM Adoption Tour, But Is Slaughter Looming?

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By Nancy Bailey, Inquisitr

March 22, 2016

Wild horses and burros will be up for grabs this year through an adoption program hosted by the Bureau of Land Management. Their next stop is April 1 and 2 in Ewing, Illinois. According to the Mt. Vernon Register News, that group will consist of about 40 wild horses available for adoption, ranging in age from one year to 5-years-old. Potential buyers will fill out an application and submit it to the BLM officials during the Friday preview hours. The horses are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Adoption fees are nominal: Only $125 for a horse less than three years of age and $25 for an older one.

5 Reasons Why Surgical Sterilization Of Wild Horses Is A Bad Idea

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By AWHPC

March 18, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning painful, invasive and dangerous sterilization experiments on captured wild mares at its Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon. Here are 5 reasons why you should oppose these barbaric procedures.

Help Shut Down U.S. Government’s Plans to Sterilize Wild Horses With Barbaric Procedures

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By Amanda Lindner, One Green Planet

March 18, 2016

Bill To Protect Iconic Salt River Wild Horses A Step Closer

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By HorseTalk.co.nz

March 10, 2016

Legal protection for Arizona’s famous Salt River wild horses is a crucial step closer after a bill to safeguard the animals received unanimous support from a state senate committee.