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Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

By Pat Raia, The Horse

A pair of proposed federal bills would remove some wild horse herds from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management and place them under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.

Jacquelyn Hieber, Mustang Advocate Extraordinaire!

Jacquelyn has always loved animals, especially horses, but she didn’t become a mustang advocate until she went riding in Red Rock, Nevada a year ago and wondered where all the wild horses were.

Advocates Blast Federal Bill to Allow States and Tribes to Manage Wild Horses

Legislation is Recipe for Slaughter of American Icons, National Coalition Says

Search Continues for Wild Horse Killer

By Judy Fahys, KUER

As the probe continues this week into the shooting death of a wild horse on public lands, animal welfare groups have put up rewards for bringing the killer to justice.

Sick wild horse born along NC coast beats all odds to survive

By Fox 8 News

CURRITUCK, N.C. — A horse born along the North Carolina coast is making a remarkable recovery after being on the verge of death a few weeks ago.

ASPCA Commends Senate Committee Vote to Prohibit Horse Slaughter in America

By ASPCA

WASHINGTON—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill.

Steens Mountain wild horse round up still on, for now

By Dylan J. Darling, The Bulletin

A legal challenge has not yet stopped the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to round up wild horses on Steens Mountain.

A wild idea? Should horses be returned to their historic rangelands?

By Horsetalk

Danish researchers have identified 1.5 million hectares across Europe that would be suitable for reintroducing wild horses to their former habitat, amid growing concern over declines in megafauna around the globe.

BLM spends millions on wild horse birth control research

Dy David Louis, Rawlins Times

RAWLINS — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will spend $11 million during the next five years on research aimed at curbing wild horse population growth.

Black Mountan Burro Rescue

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Black Mountain Herd Management Area (HMA) in Arizona is the largest federally-protected habitat area for burros in the nation.

BLM launches new research into wild horse population control

By Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The federal government is preparing to launch a new round of studies into ways to prevent wild horses and burros from overpopulating Western rangelands, including making contraceptive drugs last longer.

Taming Wild Horses

By Thomas Ragan, Santa Fe Reporter

Radio tracking collars, more studies devoted to genetic diversity through fecal analysis and longer lasting fertility-control vaccines are among the solutions to help rein in the overpopulation of wild horses on public lands in the Southwest.