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Reveille Roundup: February 1, 2017

Day 3: February 1, 2017

45 wild horses were captured, and there was one death. According to BLM, she was 20 year-old  mare, with a  body condition of  2, but met euthanasia criteria #2.

Wild horse border patrol

By Yahoo News

January 14, 2017

Prisoners participating in the Wild Horse Inmate Program train mustangs that will eventually be adopted by the U.S. Border Patrol, providing the agency with inexpensive but agile horses, and inmates with skills and insights they hope to one day carry with them from prison.

BLM to Begin Reveille Wild Horse Gather

By The Horse

January 15, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will soon begin gathering up to 135 wild horses from the Reveille herd management area (HMA) and surrounding Reveille Allotment, located about 50 miles east of Tonopah in Nye County, Nevada.

House opens door for transfer of federal lands: Will Trump play ball?

January 14, 2017

While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue will play out in Congress. The future of our public lands is at stake. This month, Congress passed legislation that would make it easier to turn over federal lands to states, tribes and even businesses. Will the new Trump Administration, including Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke, go along?

Wild horses get favorable hearing in battle with California ranchers over sanctuary

By Michael Doyle, McClatchey News

January 12, 2017

WASHINGTON- A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county.

Wild Horse Advocates Head to Court To Stop U.S. Forest Service Assault Against California Horses

WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2017 – Tomorrow, on January 11, 2017, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Return to Freedom and California resident Carla Bowers will make oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in their lawsuit to stop the U.S. Forest Service from taking actions that will negatively impact some of California’s last significant wild horse herds.

Ranchers, Government Find Common Ground in Fight to Restrict Wild Horses

By Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal

January 10, 2017

After years of tussling with federal authorities over public land where cattle herds graze, ranchers are now teaming up with the government to battle a common foe: wild horses.

Bureau of Land Management begins busy season of horse roundups in Utah

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

January 7, 2017

Federal land managers are embarking on the busiest wild horse roundup season in years for Utah.

Judges corral arguments over wild horse protections in remote California county

By Michael Doyle, The Sacramento Bee

January 5, 2017

WASHINGTON

A dust-up in California’s remote Modoc County has lassoed the attention of one of the nation’s top courts, with wild horse protection and property rights both on the line.

Court asked to transfer ownership of ISPMB horses

By Kathy Nelson, Timberlake Topic

January 4, 2017

The S.D. Animal Industry Board, at the request of Dewey and Ziebach counties, is asking the Fourth Circuit Court to transfer ownership of horses from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB) at Lantry to Fleet of Angels of Evans, CO and Habitat for Horses of Hitchcock, TX.

BLM WILD HORSE ROUND-UP PROTESTED

By Nevada Appeal

January 5, 2017

THE AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN IS PROTESTING THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT’S PLANS TO ROUND UP NEARLY 800 HORSES IN NEVADA AND UTAH DURING THE COMING TWO MONTHS.

Wild Horse Group Blasts BLM for Galloping Ahead With Cruel Roundups, Despite Humane Alternatives

Davis, CA (January 3, 2017) . . . The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), today blasted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for continuing cruel and inhumane wild horses and burro roundups despite a scathing report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that characterized the agency’s management practices as “expensive and unproductive for the BLM and the public it serves.”