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Victory for Nevada Wild Horses is Now Being Challenged in Court

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By Judy Molland, Care2

It seemed like great news for conservationists in the ongoing battle between the preservation interests of conservationists and the commercial interests of ranchers: a judge in Nevada on March 12 sided with wild horse advocates against ranchers who wanted the Bureau of Land Management to round up and kill wild horses to reserve grazing land for their privately-owned livestock.

Federal Horse Play in North Carolina

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By Russ Ferguson, WSJ

One of the great prides of my home state of North Carolina is the Outer Banks. The narrow, 200-mile-long string of barrier islands sits off the North Carolina coast—a harrowing surprise for ships, but a peaceful and absurdly beautiful place for people. Horses run wild on the beaches, kicking up sand and frolicking in the waves.

Why PZP? Corolla Wild Horse Fund

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By Karen H. McCalpin, Corolla Wild Horse Fund

In an ideal world, wild horses would roam free, unfettered and uncontrolled. In the natural order, the strong survive. Natural predators prey on the weak, and injury, disease, or other natural causes would dictate survival. But in today’s reality – we have traveled far, far from an ideal world for wild horses.

Nevada signs agreement to protect horses of the Virginia Range

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By Horsetalk

A landmark deal has been signed in Nevada to humanely manage more than 1500 wild horses inhabiting the Virginia Range.

Murkowski Adds Federal Land Disposal Measure to Budget

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By Liz Ruskin, APRN

Environmentalists are saying a budget amendment authored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski could lead to a plundering of treasured federal landscapes. Murkowski’s amendment on federal land disposals was part of a national budget resolution the Senate passed early this morning. Senators offered hundreds of amendments that don’t have the force of law but often serve symbolic or political purposes.

Feds celebrate sage grouse deal with Oregon ranchers

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By Jeff Barnard, Associated Press

The Obama administration and Gov. Kate Brown joined with Oregon ranchers to celebrate agreements they all hope will help keep the sage grouse off the endangered species list.

Mead on "Motion to Dismiss" Wild Horse Management Lawsuit

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The State of Wyoming and Gov. Matt Mead responded to motions to dismiss the state’s lawsuit over the failure of the federal government to appropriately manage wild horses in Wyoming.

Virginia Range Horses Under New Management

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By Terri Russell, KOLO TV

RENO, NV - Shannon Windle greets a wild horse on a fenced pasture in Washoe Valley.

Judge hears arguments in Utah lawsuit over wild-horse removal

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By Kelly Catalfamo, Salt Lake Tribune

A group of ranchers demanding that the federal government remove wild horses in Utah will have to wait to find out whether or not their case will be tried.

Judge to hear arguments in wild horse lawsuit

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By Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by a group of ranchers demanding the federal government remove wild horses.

Forbes Billionaires Top US Welfare Ranchers List

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By Vickery Eckhoff, The Daily Pitchfork

Americans love ranchers: Gritty ranchers, mom-and-pop ranchers, renegade ranchers — especially those who raise livestock on the vast open prairies of the West through hard work and rugged independence.

TODAY: FEDERAL COURT TO HEAR MOTION TO DISMISS UTAH RANCHER ANTI-MUSTANG LAWSUIT

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Salt Lake City, UT (March 24, 2015)…. Today, the U.S. District Court District of Utah will hear arguments on a Motion to Dismiss a Utah rancher lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to compel the removal of hundreds of wild horses from public and private lands in the state.

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