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In fight over Wyoming's wild horses, advocates see test of public land stewardship

By Arno Rosenfeld, Casper Star Tribune

September 23, 2016

A federal court battle over the fate of wild horses in Wyoming’s high desert could have implications for the management of public lands across the American West.

FOAL celebrates new water-delivery system

By Buzzy Hassrick, Cody Enterprise

September 21, 2016

The water-delivery system now in operation in the McCullough Peaks represents not just an impressive accomplishment, but also an exceptional cooperative effort.

Court Decision Expected On Checkerboard Wild Horse Roundup

By Brooklynn Gray, Wyoming Public Radio

September 19, 2016

On Monday, arguments were presented against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's removal of wild horses from a herd of management area in what's known as the Checkerboard area near Rock Springs.

Eyewitness Report: Defending Wild Horses at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

September 20, 2016

On September 19, 2016, William Eubanks, of Meyer Glitzenstein and Eubanks, did an outstanding job of defending Wyoming’s wild horses before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver.

Group Claims BLM Is Trying To Wipe Out Wild Horse Population

By Jamie Leary, CBS Denver

September 19, 2016

DENVER (CBS4)– There were two cases presented to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, both involving the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board and the management of wild horse populations in Wyoming.

U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver hears arguments over removal of wild horses from public land

By Tom McGhee, Denver Post

September 19, 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver heard a case Monday that will decide if the BLM, the agency that oversees the government’s free-roaming wild horse program, can remove mustangs from public land in Wyoming at the request of a private landowner.

Wild Horses At Center Of Complex Legal Fight In Denver Federal Court

By Fox 31 Denver

September 19, 2016

DENVER -- A battle started in federal court on Monday over rounding up of thousands of wild horses that live on millions of acres of land in the West.

A Wild Horse Scientist's Legacy

September 18, 2016

By Charlotte Roe, for Natural Horse Magazine

Jay F. Kirkpatrick, founder of the Science and Conservation Center in Billings, an expert on the reproductive physiology of wild horses, died on December 16, 2015. His passing was an inestimable loss to the equine community and to all those dedicated to the preservation and humane management of wildlife.

The Sentiment of the American Public is Clear

September 16, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management confirms in the NY Times that it will not "sell to slaughter or put down healthy horses."

BLM won't euthanize wild horses it cannot adopt — Kornze

By Scott Streater, E&E News

September 15, 2016

Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze told a congressional panel yesterday that the agency has no plans to follow the recommendation of an advisory panel that has called on BLM to euthanize potentially thousands of wild horses it cannot sell or adopt.

Today: Federal judges to hear arguments against wild horse roundups

Denver, CO (September 16, 2016 – Arguments on two cases focused on the inhumane and costly rounding up of wild horses will be heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver on Monday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. (Courtroom 1 at 1823 Stout Street).

BLM Responds to Reports on Advisory Board Vote

By Pat Raia, The Horse

September 15, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it has no plans to euthanize thousands of wild horses currently held in short- and long-term holding facilities. The agency came under fire earlier this month after wild horse advocates reported that the BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted on a referendum relative to the fate of some horses in holding that could be deemed unadoptable.