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NACo passes horse resolution — will it convince Congress to act?

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By Tracie Sullivan, The Spectrum

CEDAR CITY – In an effort to gather support for recent legislation introduced by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT Iron County), Iron County Commissioner Dave Miller pushed a resolution through last week at the National Association of Counties that sends a resounding message back to Congress — let the states manage their own wild horses.

Judge rules Placitas horses not wild

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By Rosalie Rayburn, ABQ Journal

A District Court Judge in Albuquerque has ruled that the feral horses roaming Placitas are not wild and therefore fall under state livestock laws.

Equestrian/Philanthropist Victoria McCullough and Team Valor’s Barry Irwin to be honored at Equine Advocates’ Thirteenth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction

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By Arthur Gonick, Saratoga Today

CHATHAM – Victoria McCullough, international equestrian, philanthropist and the owner of Chesapeake Petroleum and Team Valor’s Barry Irwin, owner of 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, will be honored at Equine Advocates’ Thirteenth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction on Friday, July 25. The event will be held at Fasig-Tipton in Saratoga Springs.

National Coalition Slams BLM for Plans to Wipe Out Wild Horses from Wyoming Checkerboard

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Rock Springs, WY (July 19, 2014)…. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today assailed a plan announced yesterday by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to round up and remove nearly 1,000 wild horses from 1.2 million acres of land in what is known as the “Wyoming Checkerboard” in the southwestern part of the state beginning.

Protecting Alto's wild horse herd

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By Dianne Stallings, Ruidoso-News

This is the first part of a two-part series on the future of the wild horse herd of Alto, following the sale of three of its members, one to slaughter. In this first part, advocates for the herd express their disappointment and frustration, but hope for the future. The second part will cover the position of the New Mexico Livestock Board and of one of landowners who complained and has been the target of much of the community's anger.)

Prescott Film Festival kicks off at Harkins in PV

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By Sue Tone, Prescott Valley Tribune

The Prescott Film Festival, now in its fifth year, provides movie-goers with independent films, guest filmmakers, special screenings, and workshops.

Group continues push to protect Corolla Wild Horses

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By Jane Wertz, 10 Wavy

COROLLA, N.C. (WAVY) – The fight to protect wild horses on the Outer Banks is getting political. Two weeks ago, the State of North Carolina passed a resolution asking the United States Senate to pass the Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act, but the Senate decided not to move forward with it.

Bill: Allow Utah, states to more aggressively manage wild horses

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By Kristen Moutlon, Salt Lake Tribune

If Utah were to gain control of wild horses and burros — as a Utah congressman suggests — the Division of Wildlife Resources would ask sportsmen, ranchers, horse advocates and the public for their views while devising a management plan.

Birth control may help keep Fish Springs horses

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By Kurt Hildebrand, The Record Courier

Federal officials are testing using birth control on a band of horses living in Fish Springs rather than rounding them up.

'American Mustang' Sells Out Ahead of Thursday Showing

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By Karel C. Ancona, Carson Now

“American Mustang, The Story of A Girl, A Cowboy and A Wild Horse,” shows to a sold-out audience, Thursday at Galaxy Fandango in Carson City.

BLM will not gather wild horses in Colorado this summer

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By Nancy Lofholm, Denver Poste

GRAND JUNCTION — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer.

Burrowing in on Wild Horse and Burro Management

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By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS

Burros are among my favorite of the animals residing at our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, with their long ears and friendly stares.

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