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Mustang Tales: Bringing Readers to the Range

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In August of 2015, I was a lucky passenger in TJ Holmes’s Jeep, joining her, Suzanne Roy, and Jen Maramonte in an especially rewarding visit to Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area in southwestern Colorado. Actually I am often lucky, as TJ is my friend and neighbor and I go into the basin with her regularly.

13 Virginia Range Wild Horses Arrive at Sanctuary

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By Tamara Gerdts, Project Manager

January 14, 2016

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign has found a forever home for 13 more Virginia Range wild horses so that they don’t have to face the devastating outcome of being sent to auction and possibly slaughter.

Help Rescue 24 Virginia Range Horses Who Face Slaughter Auction

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We are desperately attempting to find placement for two bands of horses recently removed by the Nevada Department of Agriculture from the Virginia Range, who will go to slaughter auction in less than two weeks if we are unsuccessful. Additionally, we have eight horses at Horses Plus Humane Society in northern California who were removed from the Virginia Range by the NDA over a year ago. We have been paying Horses Plus to keep these horses and not euthanize them, however they are moving and cannot take these horses with them.

Beatys Butte Roundup: November 4, 2015- November 22, 2015

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Starting on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the BLM is launching a massive capture of 1,400 horses in Oregon. Born wild, these animals will lose their freedom and their families in this roundup. Some will lose their lives. Most will be sent to holding facilities where nearly 50,000 wild horses and burros are stockpiled.

Fallon Broken Arrow Tour: October 23, 2015

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By Mary Cioffi

On October 23, 1015 I toured the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) wild horse Short Term Holding facility referred to as Broken Arrow located on Indian Lakes Road in Fallon, Nevada.

Tragedy at Silver King: Braveheart’s Last Stand

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By Suzanne Roy as written with Terri Farley

In the early morning of Wednesday, October 6, 2010, amid the vast landscape of the Silver King Herd Management Area in southeastern Nevada, a mustang family lost everything in a BLM helicopter roundup.

West Douglas Roundup: September 16-24, 2015

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The BLM White River Field Office in Colorado rounded up and removed 167 wild horses from the West Douglas Herd Area.

BLM Advisory Board Meeting Signals Dark Clouds Ahead for Wild Horses & Burros

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By Suzanne Roy, AWHPC

The BLM held its second, and final, Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting of 2015 on September 2nd and 3rd in Oklahoma City, OK.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Meeting: April 22-23, 2015

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The first meeting of the BLM Wild Horse and Burro (WHB) Advisory Board was held in Columbus, Ohio on April 22-23, 2015.

McDermitt Pauite-Shoshone Criteria Inadequate for BLM Wild Horses

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By Laura Leigh, Wild Horse Education

Analysis of a proposed project to remove over 1,200 horses from tribal and federal land is currently underway.