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Lawmakers Call for Action in Wake of Mass Slaughter of Wild Horses

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.

BLM moves to remedy shortcomings over 2014 Wyoming roundup

By Horsetalk

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.

BLM is failing on nation’s wild horses

Guest Opinion, Denver Post

Re: “Wild horses need more humane management,” Nov. 15 guest commentary.

2 Drivers OK, 3 Horses Killed in Pleasant Valley Accidents

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.

Nevada Department of Agriculture Urges Caution on Highway 395


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.

Horse-vehicle accident demonstrates immediate need for improved road safety, groups say

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.

Oregon Wild Horse Roundup Spurs Debate

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.

Timely turkey rescue for a humane Thanksgiving twist

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.

Buchanan Demands Answers in Illegal Slaughter of 1,800 Horses

By Vern Buchanan

Dept. of Interior Ignored Federal Law, horses ended up in Mexican Slaughterhouse

Mesa marchers aim to keep Salt River horses free

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.

Fed Program Faulted in Sale of Hundreds of Horses that Led to Their Slaughter

By Danny Biederman and Noel Brinkerhoff,

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.