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BLM to gather wild horses in Northwest Colorado

Meeker — The Bureau of Land Management plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in Northwest Colorado as early as September 2015, according to a BLM press release.

Last Wild Horse Dies on Bahamas' Great Abaco Island

By David McFadden, Associated Press

The last of the wild horses on Great Abaco island in the Bahamas has died, prompting caretakers to collect tissue for possible cloning and hopefully bring back a viable population.

After Surviving Wild Horse Roundup, Majestic Stallion Gets a Second Chance at Freedom

By Suzanne Roy, Special to One Green Planet

In April of this year, the future looked grim for Grulla Stallion #3907, a magnificent 26-year old, dark dun-colored mustang who was captured in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundup in the Sulphur Springs Herd Management Area. This proud stallion had lived his entire life wild and free in the rugged high desert of Utah.

Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

By Pat Raia, The Horse

A pair of proposed federal bills would remove some wild horse herds from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management and place them under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.

Advocates Blast Federal Bill to Allow States and Tribes to Manage Wild Horses

Legislation is Recipe for Slaughter of American Icons, National Coalition Says

Search Continues for Wild Horse Killer

By Judy Fahys, KUER

As the probe continues this week into the shooting death of a wild horse on public lands, animal welfare groups have put up rewards for bringing the killer to justice.

Sick wild horse born along NC coast beats all odds to survive

By Fox 8 News

CURRITUCK, N.C. — A horse born along the North Carolina coast is making a remarkable recovery after being on the verge of death a few weeks ago.

ASPCA Commends Senate Committee Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America

By ASPCA

WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill.

Steens Mountain wild horse round up still on, for now

By Dylan J. Darling, The Bulletin

A legal challenge has not yet stopped the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to round up wild horses on Steens Mountain.

A wild idea? Should horses be returned to their historic rangelands?

By Horsetalk

Danish researchers have identified 1.5 million hectares across Europe that would be suitable for reintroducing wild horses to their former habitat, amid growing concern over declines in megafauna around the globe.

BLM spends millions on wild horse birth control research

Dy David Louis, Rawlins Times

RAWLINS — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will spend $11 million during the next five years on research aimed at curbing wild horse population growth.

Black Mountan Burro Rescue

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Black Mountain Herd Management Area (HMA) in Arizona is the largest federally-protected habitat area for burros in the nation.