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BLM criticized for selling horses for slaughter

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By Mead Gruver & Scott Sonner, Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials. They, in turn, sold the herd to the highest bidder, a Canadian slaughterhouse.

Happy ending for foals from roundup

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By Patti Carpenter, The Greybull Standard

Four foals, dubbed by wild horse advocates as the “Dry Creek quartet,” are now out of harm’s way and under the care of experienced veterinarian Dr. Lisa Jacobson in Northern Colorado.

Horse roundup irks wild horse advocates

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By Gib Mathers, Powell Tribune

A wild horse advocacy group is upset following the roundup of 41 horses in the area, but the federal and state agencies involved say their actions were legal.

Bureau of Land Management held hostage by Iron County Commissioners

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By The Cloud Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (April 7, 2013) - The Cloud Foundation (TCF), a national wild horse advocacy organization, is shocked at the BLM’s apparent agreement to comply with Iron County Commissioner’s ultimatum: "Remove Wild Horses from Public Lands or we will."

Free Roaming Wyoming Horses Rounded up by BLM and sold to Canadian Slaughterhouse by Wyoming Livestock Board

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By The Cloud Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (March 31, 2014) - On March 24, The Cloud Foundation received an anonymous tip that BLM had rounded up and removed 41 free-roaming horses from public lands in northern Wyoming.

Placitas group sues over horses

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By ABQ Journal

A Placitas group that advocates for the protection and preservation of unclaimed horses roaming their community has launched a new legal battle on behalf of the animals.

Wild horses will thunder into Santa Fe — on film

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By Jackie Jadrnak / Journal North Reporter

Santa Feans love horses and love nature — so The Wild Horse Film Showcase coming on April 4-5 seems like a natural draw.

Helicopter roundup gets attention of horse advocates

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By Patti Carpenter, Greybull Standard

In spite of efforts by the Cloud Foundation, an advocacy organization for wild horses based in Colorado, approximately 40 stray horses on BLM land north of Greybull were rounded up by helicopters and are currently being held at a stockyard in Shelby, Mont. According to Ginger Kathrens, founder of the Cloud Foundation, the horses are on their way to a slaughterhouse in Canada.

Redford Helps Wild Horse Sanctuary

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By KEYT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif, - Robert Redford did more than pick up the 2014 American Riviera award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival last week.

BLM District Manager, Mark Storzer Abusive to Corralled Wyoming Mustangs, Let's Um Freeze in the Bitter Winter Winds

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By The Desert Independent

In late January Lisa Friday and Ginger Kathrens of The Cloud Foundation (TCF) met with BLM District Manager, Mark Storzer, in Rock Springs, Wyoming to discuss ways to protect the over 600 horses held captive in the 30-year-old corral facility. Harsh westerly winds regularly blast the corrals and the BLM has tried to deal with the problem in the past by putting up plywood on the corral panels, but few of the wooden windbreaks remain.

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