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BLM Utah Poised To Conduct Rigged “Research Study” of Wild Burros

Salt Lake City, UT (February 11, 2016) … The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) is calling upon the Bureau of Land Management to halt plans, announced yesterday, round up and remove more than 60 percent of burros in the Sinbad Herd Management Area (HMA) in Utah.

BLM’s 2017 Budget Opens Door for Wild Horse Slaughter & Sterilization

Washington, DC (February 11, 2016) … The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign is calling foul on the Bureau of Land Management’s just-released 2017 budget proposal, which includes a provision that would strip wild horses of the legal status that currently protects them from being sent to slaughter. This is a marked departure from President Obama’s position of safeguarding wild horses from possible slaughter.

Workshop Focuses On Burro Solutions

By Jim, Seckler, The Daily News

February 9, 2016

KINGMAN — Eight solutions to the overpopulation of burros in the Black Mountains were discussed Monday.

Animal Advocates, New Mexico Win Fight To Block Horse Slaughter

By Mark Richardson, Public News Service

February 8, 2016

SANTE FE, N.M. - A state district judge's order has put an end in New Mexico to plans for the slaughter of horses for human consumption. The state and the Front Range Equine Rescue sued Valley Meat Company in Roswell in 2013 over its plans to slaughter horses and sell meat overseas.

7 kinds of government subsidies those angry ranchers get that you don’t

By Katie Herzog, Grist

January 6, 2016

One of the central complaints of the cracker terrorists currently holed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is about “government overreach.”

Burro options focus of Monday meeting

By Hubble Ray Smith, Daily Miner

February 5, 2016

KINGMAN - The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will hold a workshop at 10 a.m. Monday to discuss the overpopulation of burros in the Black Mountains management area.

Joe Arpaio's Headless Horse to Be Buried; Horse Group Picks Fight with State Representative Over Blame

By Stephen Lemons, Phoenix New Times

February 5, 2016

About four months too late, Dotty the wild Salt River horse, left to rot headless on a sandy bank by Sheriff Joe Arpaio's crack team of animal investigators, finally will be buried this weekend by a group of spade-wielding volunteers.

Comment Period Extended for Wild Horse Sterilization Research

By Tara Thissell, BLM

February 3, 2016

Hines, Ore.–In December 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Mare Sterilization Research at Oregon’s Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines. In cooperation with Oregon State University, the BLM is proposing to investigate the safety and efficacy of three separate methods of surgical sterilization of wild horse mares: ovariectomy via colpotomy, tubal ligation, and hysteroscopically-guided laser ablation of the oviduct papilla.

Billings scientist created worldwide wildlife legacy

By Priscilla N. Cohn, Ferrater Mora Centre for Animal Ethics at Oxford University

February 3, 2016

Billings scientist Jay Kirkpatrick pioneered humane fertility control in wild horses and other wildlife.

Public Loudly Opposes BLM’s Planned Barbaric Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

By American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

February 1, 2016

HINES, OR, Feb. 1, 2016 - Public outrage is rising over a series of inhumane, dangerous and experimental sterilization procedures proposed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) is decrying the proposed experiments, and today announced that, so far, nearly 13,000 citizens have submitted comments to oppose the experiments in response to an alert that the group released last Thursday.

Majestic Video of Wild Horses Going for a Swim Shows How These Animals Deserve to Live

By Latrice Harrison, One Green Planet

January 30, 2016

Despite the fact that many consider wild horses American icons, these animals are being threatened across the U.S.

The Sterilization of Wild Mustang Mares

By Merrill Baum, Milwaukee Animal Advocacy Examiner

February 1, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a sterilization of wild Mustangs mares at its Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon.