AWHPC In The News
By Ben Deci, Fox 40 News
SACRAMENTO-For years, the Bureau of Land Management would fly helicopters through herds of wild horses to round them up and control their population but now, there’s a problem.
By Steve Straehley, All Gov.com
Officials of a Utah county are planning an illegal roundup of wild horses from federal land to satisfy ranchers whose livestock compete with the horses for food.
By Pat Raia, The Horse
A gather, conducted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), of horses belonging to the state of Wyoming drew fire from wild horse advocates, who say the animals were too quickly sold to a Canadian horse processing firm.
By Jennifer Dobner, Reuters
ENTERPRISE, Utah (Reuters) - A Utah county, angry over the destruction of federal rangeland that ranchers use to graze cattle, has started a bid to round up federally protected wild horses it blames for the problem in the latest dustup over land management in the U.S. West.
By Jennifer Napier-Pearce, Salt Lake Tribune
Does the wild horse population in Iron County need to be controlled? By law, can the herd be reduced?
By Brett Prettyman, Salt Lake Tribune
Opponents of an emergency wild horse roundup proposed by Iron County Commissioners say the wrong animals are being targeted for reduction in the drought-stricken lands of western Utah.
By Scott Sonner & Martin Griffith, Associated Press
Tensions bubbled over on the range in a turf battle that has been simmering for decades over one of the icons of the American West and scant forage on arid, high desert lands from Nevada to Wyoming.
By Scott Sonner, Associated Press
RENO — Tensions are growing on the range in a turf battle that has been simmering for decades over one of the icons of the American West and scant forage on arid, high desert lands from Nevada to Wyoming.
By Dylan Woolf Harris, Elko Daily Free Press
ELKO — Horse advocates successfully intervened Wednesday in a federal lawsuit that decried wild horses management in Nevada after arguing their interests were not represented by the plaintiffs or defendants.
A coalition of groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to stop the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory for horses -- the largest area like it in California.
By Great Day Houston
Houston, TX- Learn how a new documentary style film aimed at telling the story of the modern-day wild American Mustang has inspired a 13-year-old little girl.
By Janet McAfee, Coachella Valley Weekly
This week I had the pleasure of seeing the film AMERICAN MUSTANG which premiered here in Palm Desert at the Regal Rancho Mirage Stadium 16.