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LV senator calls for sanctuaries for wild horses in Nevada

By Cy Ryan, The Las Vegas Sun

A state senator from Las Vegas believes the wild horses and burros roaming the range in Nevada "are living symbols of freedom and our American Western heritage".

More than $20,000 raised to save wild horses

By Cy Ryan, The Las Vegas Sun

CARSON CITY — More than $20,000 has been raised to protect 41 wild horses being put on the auction block by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.

BLM removing 300 wild horses from Utah range

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

In the face of growing unease in the way wild horses are "warehoused" for years at taxpayer expense and sometimes sold to questionable buyers, federal officials in Utah have recently completed two roundups and are poised to initiate another near Delta.

Wild horse 1st Amendment case in Reno Feb. 19

By The San Francisco Chronicle

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada has set a hearing Feb. 19 to determine whether the Bureau of Land Management violated the First Amendment rights of a photographer and wild horse protection advocate when it restricted her access to mustang roundups.

Today: NV Sends Wild Horses To Slaughter Auction as Governor Inundated with Public Outrage

Nevada Governor’s Office Flooded with Faxes In Protest of Sale of Wild Horses at Slaughter Auction

Global Support Behind Rescue of 41 Mustangs Headed for Auction Today

BLM assessing wild horse sanctuary plan in Nevada

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev.—Federal land managers have identified a wide range of issues that must be addressed to move forward with a proposal to establish a wild horse ecosanctuary over 820 square miles in northeast Nevada, from the impact on neighboring mustangs, livestock and wildlife to fencing, water supplies and the local economy.

Nevada mustangs likely saved from slaughter

By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press

RENO - Wild horse protection advocates were confident they had raised enough money to buy 41 horses at a state auction in Nevada on Wednesday, animals they feared otherwise would be headed to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.

Sandoval: No need to intervene in wild horse auction

By Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review Journal

CARSON CITY - Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he sees no need to intervene in an upcoming auction of 41 stray horses trapped by the state Department of Agriculture on private and state-owned lands near Virginia City.

What Do Wild Horses, the Scottish Parliament and LA’s Neighborhood Councils have In Common?

By Greg Nelson, City Watch

THE POWER OF ONE - In a previous CityWatch column, I wrote about the plight of America’s wild horses, and the battles that community organizations have waged against the federal government’s Bureau of Land Management to prevent these majestic animals from being rounded up and sold for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.

Wyoming ranch is first to house wild horses for tourism

By Kelsey Dayton, The WyoFile

There was a charge in the air, the smell of incoming cold weather on a late November afternoon.

Judge halts horse roundup amid abuse allegations

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

Reno, Nev. • A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Bureau of Land Management from rounding up wild mustangs in Nevada after horse protection advocates presented video footage that they say shows wranglers repeatedly abusing mustangs with electric prods in violation of agency policy.

Advocates Protest Horse Slaughter

By Terri Russell, KOLO-TV

CARSON CITY, NV - The protestors gathered in front of the legislative building near noon on Friday in Carson City.