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What to do with wild horses

By John Bartell, ABC 10

February 17, 2017

Wild horses are federally protected animals, and over the last 30 years, their population has exploded.

More than 150 Republican and Democratic lawmakers urge president to stop cruelty to horses

By Humane Society

February 14, 2017

Late last week, a bipartisan group of 154 members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to President Trump, asking him to give final approval to a U.S. Department of Agriculture rule that got sidetracked during the last days of the Obama administration.

30,000 Horses Are Shipped From The U.S. To Canada To Be Killed Every Year

By Sarah V Schweig, The Dodo

February 14, 2017

Many Americans probably have no idea that over 100,000 U.S. horses are sent to other countries each year just to be slaughtered.

Cedar Mountain Roundup, February 2017

The Cedar Mountain roundup began on February 11, 2017 in Skull Valley, Utah. 

Wild horse roundup more deadly than initially reported

By Caroline Bleakley, Las Vegas Now

February 13, 2017

LAS VEGAS - A massive wild horse roundup in northern Nevada was even more deadly than initially reported by the Bureau of Land Management.

Stunning Lack of Tranparancy in BLM’s and University of Wyoming’s Adobe Town Wild Horse Study

By Carol Walker, Wild Hoof Beats

February 11, 2017

The BLM and the University of Wyoming are conducting a Radio Collar Study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area. I have done several blog posts about this study, calling for people to send in comments and calling for more clarification on how this study is going to be conducted

Feds Avert Challenge to Roundup of Wild Horses

By Britain Eakin, Courthouse News

February 10, 2017

WASHINGTON (CN) – An animal-rights group lost their court battle to block the U.S. government from removing hundreds of wild horses from Utah’s Cedar Mountains.

Wild horse killed by vehicle west of Craig

By Sasha Nelson, Craig Daily Press

February 11, 2017

A wild horse was hit and killed Thursday morning north of Maybell near Sand Wash Basin, about 45 miles west of Craig.

I-TEAM INVESTIGATES WILD HORSE PROGRAM: WHAT DOES TRUMP PRESIDENCY MEAN FOR THEIR FUTURE?

By Dan Noyes, ABC News

February 10, 2017

SUSANVILLE, Calif. (KGO) -- The White House is responding to an I-Team investigation into wild horses. They are protected under federal law as "living symbols" of the nation's pioneer spirit. But now, advocates are worried what the Donald Trump presidency could mean for the future of the mustangs. Dan Noyes has a long history reporting on this issue, and he's back with the latest.

Dozens of Unreported Wild Horse Deaths from BLM Nevada Roundup Revealed

Sparks, Nevada (February 13, 2017). . . . As first reported on ABC7 News, San Francisco on Friday, February 10, dozens of federally protected wild horses have died at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Palomino Valley Holding Corrals in Sparks, Nevada after being captured in the agency’s Owyhee Complex roundup, which took place between November 1 and -December 4, 2016.

Beaver County, horse advocates sue the BLM in legal tug-of-war over Utah’s wild horses

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

February 9, 2017

Wranglers for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management completed a roundup of 655 wild horses from Utah's West Desert in late January, but the agency's decision to return dozens back to the range has prompted a lawsuit from Beaver County.

16 horses in Carson City to be vaccinated, relocated

By Nevada Appeal

February 7, 2017

The Nevada Department of Agriculture on Monday gathered 16 feral horses that were wandering in east Carson City for about three weeks.