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Moving of 1,000 Wild Horses in South Dakota Cears Hurdle

By Associated Press

August 29, 2016

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) - The federal government is a step closer to relocating more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota.

BLM plans emergency wild horse gather in fire-hit area

By KTVZ

August 29, 2016

VALE, Ore. - The Bureau of Land Management's Vale District announced Monday it plans to conduct an emergency gather of wild horses in the Three Fingers Herd Management Area due to a recent large wildfire that burned pasture in the area.

They Shoot Horses (With Birth-Control Darts), Don’t They?

By Jacob Bunge, The Wall Street Journal

August 28, 2016

TJ Holmes begins each spring by apologizing to the wild horses in Colorado’s Disappointment Valley. Sometimes, she cries.

The Verge Review of Animals: Champagne Lady, a wild mustang

By Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Verge

August 28, 2016

As an adult who survived public schooling, I am aware that science generally demands objectivity of its practitioners. As a girl who "adopted" a mustang out of an overwhelming sense of duty and fate, I am here to tell you that there is nothing more beautiful in this world than Champagne Lady, the wild mustang.

Supporters mobilize to save the Alto wild horse herd

By Dianne L Stallings, Ruidoso News

August 28, 2016

Honking from nearly every vehicle traveling Sudderth Drive Sunday drowned out chants of "Bring Them Back" and "Save Our Horses" as hundreds of supporters of the Alto wild herd lined both sides of the street at School House Park to drawn attention to the plight of mares and foals gathered Friday off private land.

The Story Of A Soda Fire Horse Gives Insight Into Wild Mustang Program

By Samantha Wright, Boise State Public Radio

August 26, 2016

Last year’s massive Soda Fire burned more than 400 square miles of rangeland in southwest Idaho and eastern Oregon. That includes the food source for the area's three wild horse herds. When the Bureau of Land Management, which manages the Wild Horse and Burro Program, realized the horses were in peril, they rescued 279 animals last August.

#StopThemSally Campaign Causing Uproar on Social Media

By Sarah Wolcott, EIN News

August 25, 2016

BELMONT, CA, USA, August 25, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- A massive public uprising is underway on social media over cruel wild horse sterilization experiments proposed by the federal government. Using the hashtag The public has responded to the #StopThemSally, thousands of citizens have joined the campaign launched this week by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) .

CO Horse Organization Sues the BLM

By One News Page

August 25, 2016

I'm Amber Freeman. a -Colorado organization has filed a lawsuit against the bureau of land management, opposing mare sterilization research at Oregon State University. Representatives with the "Cloud Foundation" out of Colorado Springs and the "American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign" say the procedure is invasive, dangerous, and needs to be recorded.

#StopThemSally Campaign Causing Uproar On Social Media

Belmont, CA – August 25, 2016 – A massive public uprising is underway on social media over cruel wild horse sterilization experiments proposed by the federal government. Using the hashtag #StopThemSally, thousands of citizens have joined the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) in calling on U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, to stop the experiments and implement sweeping reform of the federal Wild Horse and Burro Program, which is administered by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

#StopThemSally Campaign Launched to Halt Cruel Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

By Sarah Wolcott, EIN News

August 23, 2016

BELMONT, CA, UNITED STATES, August 23, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Belmont, CA – August 23, 2016 – Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) launched the #StopThemSally social media campaign.

Urgent Action Needed Now to Stop Horrific Sterilization of Wild Horses

By Grace Kuhn, special to One Green Planet

August 24, 2016

Equine veterinarians call the “ovariectomy” procedure that BLM is proposing to conduct on captive wild mares in Oregon “barbaric,” “archaic” and “unconscionable.” The procedure — in which a veterinarian blindly sticks his/her hand and arm into a horse’s abdomen through an incision in the vaginal wall, then manually twists and severs the ovaries – subjects wild horses to risk of death from bleeding, infection, or evisceration (intestines protruding through the incision).

The BLM is Trampling on Our First Amendment Rights

By Suzanne Roy, Special to the Huffington Post

August 22, 2016

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees freedom of the press and the right to conduct news-gathering activities that are fundamental to maintaining transparency and accountability of government operations.