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Cliven Bundy steals from America: The scary return to a West where guns — not law — rule

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By Travis Bruner, Salon.com

The showdown in Bunkerville last week was sensational – a rancher, his cows, and an armed militia resisting the federal government’s roundup of trespassing livestock.

American Mustang 3D

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The history and plight of the wild horse is told through a compelling new documentary for the entire family.

Ride Free or Die

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By Portland Mercury, Majorie Skinner

THE HARDEST PART to watch in American Mustang lasts only a second. It's a shot of a grim slaughterhouse

Domestic Horse, Equus ferus caballus

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By Red Orbit

The domestic horse (Equus ferus caballus) is a subspecies of the wild horse that is thought to have developed over the course of forty five million to fifty five million years and contains over three hundred different breeds developed for a variety of purposes.

BLM criticized for selling horses for slaughter

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By Mead Gruver & Scott Sonner, Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management rounded up a horse herd that roamed for decades on federal land in northwest Wyoming and handed the horses over to Wyoming officials. They, in turn, sold the herd to the highest bidder, a Canadian slaughterhouse.

Ranchers, Bureau of Land Management Feud over Round Ups

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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.

BLM Called Upon to Protect Range and Federally-Protected Wild Horses: Remove All Livestock During Extreme Drought

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Sacramento, CA (April 15, 2014) …. Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, and its founding organization, Return to Freedom, responded strongly to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recommendation that the agency focus on range damage caused by wild horses instead of the damage caused by private livestock, which dominate western public lands.

Officials agree on wild horse solution

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By Tracie Sullivan, The Spectrum

CEDAR CITY — The Iron County Commissioners signed an agreement with the Bureau of Land Management on Monday during their bi-weekly commission meeting promising to combine efforts to trap feral horses on private property located on the western range.

McDonnell, Woehl, and Cope Join Wild Horse Advisory Board

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By The Horse

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today that the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture have made selections for the three open positions on its nine-member National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

Rebellious Ranchers Round Up Federally Protected Wild Horses

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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.

Statement from the AWHPC and RTF to the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

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STATEMENT OF AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN AND ITS PARENT ORGANIZATION, RETURN TO FREEDOM, TO THE BLM WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADVISORY BOARD

APRIL 14, 2014 Presented by Suzanne Roy

This statement is made on behalf of The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, a national coalition of more than 60 organizations, and our parent organization Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary, which is based here in California.

Controversy Over Wyoming Estray Horse Gather, Sale

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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.

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