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Wild horses get favorable hearing in battle with California ranchers over sanctuary

By Michael Doyle, McClatchey News January 12, 2016 WASHINGTON- A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county.

Wild Horse Advocates Head to Court To Stop U.S. Forest Service Assault Against California Horses

WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2017 – Tomorrow, on January 11, 2017, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Return to Freedom and California resident Carla Bowers will make oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in their lawsuit to stop the U.S. Forest Service from taking actions that will negatively impact some of California’s last significant wild horse herds.

Ranchers, Government Find Common Ground in Fight to Restrict Wild Horses

By Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal

January 10, 2017

After years of tussling with federal authorities over public land where cattle herds graze, ranchers are now teaming up with the government to battle a common foe: wild horses.

Bureau of Land Management begins busy season of horse roundups in Utah

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

January 7, 2017

Federal land managers are embarking on the busiest wild horse roundup season in years for Utah.

Judges corral arguments over wild horse protections in remote California county

By Michael Doyle, The Sacramento Bee

January 5, 2017

WASHINGTON

A dust-up in California’s remote Modoc County has lassoed the attention of one of the nation’s top courts, with wild horse protection and property rights both on the line.

Court asked to transfer ownership of ISPMB horses

By Kathy Nelson, Timberlake Topic

January 4, 2017

The S.D. Animal Industry Board, at the request of Dewey and Ziebach counties, is asking the Fourth Circuit Court to transfer ownership of horses from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB) at Lantry to Fleet of Angels of Evans, CO and Habitat for Horses of Hitchcock, TX.

BLM WILD HORSE ROUND-UP PROTESTED

By Nevada Appeal

January 5, 2017

THE AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN IS PROTESTING THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT’S PLANS TO ROUND UP NEARLY 800 HORSES IN NEVADA AND UTAH DURING THE COMING TWO MONTHS.

Wild Horse Group Blasts BLM for Galloping Ahead With Cruel Roundups, Despite Humane Alternatives

Davis, CA (January 3, 2017) . . . The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), today blasted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for continuing cruel and inhumane wild horses and burro roundups despite a scathing report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that characterized the agency’s management practices as “expensive and unproductive for the BLM and the public it serves.”

2017 Wild Horse and Burro Roundup Season

January 3, 2016

The BLM is moving forward with their fiscal 2017 roundup and removal schedule

BLM Seeks Nominations for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

By Edited Press Release

December 28, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a call Dec. 27 for public nominations to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.

Wild horses help veteran overcome PTSD

By Jared Dillingham, AZ Family

December 27, 2016

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) -

Veterans of all ages deal with post-traumatic stress in different ways, from group therapy to art and exercise.

BLM suspends wild horse gather in Sand Wash Basin until next year

By Sasha Nelson, Steamboat Today

December 22, 2016

Craig — The Bureau of Land Managementhas suspended until Jan. 3 the bait-trap operation used to gather wild horses in Sand Wash Basin.