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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

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By Pat Rai, The Horse

A Utah congressman intends to reintroduce legislation that would place wild horses under states' and Native American tribes' jurisdiction rather than in the hands of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

BLM in Rock Springs to offer wild horses rounded up last year for adoption at upcoming event

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By Mead Gruver, Associated Press

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is preparing to adopt out around 50 of the approximately 1,250 wild horses it rounded up from western Wyoming rangelands last year, in the first such adoption event held in the state since September.

On the Docket

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By Greg Johnson, Gillette News Record

Like a prospector protecting his land from would-be claim jumpers, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he makes no apologies for an aggressive legal stance that has helped define his administration as one of the more litigious in the United States.

Wyoming Committee Wants Wild Horse Action From Congress

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By Pat Raia, The Horse

Members of the Wyoming Horse of Representatives Agricultural Committee have passed a resolution calling on Congress to find new ways to control the wild horse population in that state.

Latest lawsuit to block Nevada mustang roundups underscores split among some horse groups

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By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nevada — A federal judge has agreed to let wild-horse advocates make their case for a court order blocking another mustang roundup in Nevada in a legal battle underscoring divisions among protection groups over the use of a fertility drug to slow herd growth.

Darts used to reduce wild horse numbers in Western Colorado

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By KKTV 11 News

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Hunters in western Colorado are using darts to manage the fertility of wild horses.

BLM asked to consider vaccine to control wild horse population

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By Andrew Clevenger, Bend Bulletin

WASHINGTON — Advocates from the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign asked members of an advisory board to the Bureau of Land Management Monday to use a birth control vaccine to control the wild horse population in Southeastern Oregon.

Wild Horse Advocates Enter Lawsuit

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By Roger Gray, K2 Radio

A wild horse advocacy group will be a part of the lawsuit involving the state of Wyoming and the Bureau of Land Management. Here is the release they have sent to the press…

Activists rip plans to remove over 750 mustangs in Nevada

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By Martin Griffith, Associated Press

RENO, Nev. — Wild-horse advocacy groups are criticizing federal land managers' plans to permanently remove over 750 mustangs from the Nevada range beginning late next month.

Wild horse advocates push to enter Wyoming lawsuit

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By Ben Neary, Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wild horse advocacy groups across the country are pushing to intervene in a federal lawsuit the state of Wyoming filed recently against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management accusing the federal agency of not doing enough to reduce wild horse populations.

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