By Michael Markarian, HSUS
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are weighing in on the recent damning investigative report by the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General, about the Bureau of Land Management’s mismanagement of our nation’s iconic wild horses.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has completed an environmental assessment as part of its moves to remedy shortcomings pinpointed by a judge over its 2014 roundup of nearly 1300 wild horses from Wyoming’s Checkerboard lands.
Guest Opinion, Denver Post
Re: “Wild horses need more humane management,” Nov. 15 guest commentary.
By Kendra Kostelecky, KOLO
RENO, NV - Three horses have been hit and killed on Old 395 south of Reno just this week. The accidents have prompted Nevada's dpartments of agriculture and safety to warn drivers to be on the lookout, especially during the holiday travel season.
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) urges extreme caution after a motorist was taken to the hospital Friday morning after a collision with a feral horse at the intersection of old 395 and Rawhide Drive.
Reno, NV – November 20, 2015 – The vehicle-horse accident on Highway 395 Alternate earlier today has prompted wild horse organizations to call upon the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to immediately install cattle guards, fencing and take other public safety measures to prevent Virginia Range horses from accessing highways and other high-speed roadways where the horses are known to travel. The accident earlier today is in an area where Virginia Range horses are known to travel.
By Camilla Mortensen, Eugene Weekly
About 1,400 wild horses are currently being gathered (aka rounded up) via helicopter from Oregon’s public lands in an area known as Beaty’s Butte on Oregon’s east side. Wild horse advocates are questioning the management of the area and what will ultimately happen to the mustangs once they have been removed from the range.
By Margo Ann Sullivan, Manchester Ink Link
With Thanksgiving coming up, The Gabby Dog dialed up her pals at Farm Sanctuary to find a turkey to adopt for the holidays.
By Vern Buchanan
Dept. of Interior Ignored Federal Law, horses ended up in Mexican Slaughterhouse
By Whitney M. Woodworth, AZ Central
Couples holding signs, kids waving banners, moms pushing strollers and teenagers snapping photos marched along a Mesa street Saturday afternoon in support of protecting the almost 100 horses that roam free along the Salt River.
By Danny Biederman and Noel Brinkerhoff, AllGov.com
An agency of the federal government was taken to task for shirking its responsibility to protect the lives of nearly 1,800 wild horses in the course of selling them to a private party. The agency’s failure to abide by its own policies allegedly resulted in the slaughter of the animals.