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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.

PUBLIC LOUDLY OPPOSES BLM’S PLANNED BARBARIC WILD HORSE STERILIZATION EXPERIMENTS

 

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.  

Patti Mosbey: Rest in peace to a legend

By Patti Mosbey, The Saturday Morning Press

January 29, 2016

Long before the Wild Horse and Burro Act of 1971 wild horses roamed throughout western Colorado. Old timers can recall the wild horses ranging from the Utah border and far into Moffat County. During those years the wild horses were often chased and rounded up to be broke and used for ranch horses, rodeo events and other activities. With the signing of that declaration the wild horses in Northwest Colorado were assigned the Sand Wash Basin as their range.

Unlocking the mystery and allure of horses

By Megan McDonough, The Washington Post

January 29, 2016

Since the dawn of civilization, people have been fascinated with wild horses. Our prehistoric cave paintings and stone carvings show this, as do modern films, songs and novels.

Wild Horse Cull Lacks Supporting Scientific Evidence

By Julie Woodyer, Horse Journals

January 2016

A year-and-a-half long investigation anda review of the Alberta government’s assertions that wild horses are overpopulating the landscape and causing ecological damage has found no scientific evidence supporting those claims.