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Judge Puts Wild Horse Gathering on Hold

By Natalie Cullen, KLAS-TV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- A federal judge has issued a stop order to the Bureau of Land Management for its wild horse roundup operation in northern Nevada.

New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.

Protesters ask Sandoval to halt wild horse auction

By Ed Vogel, Las Vegas Review Journal

CARSON CITY - About 40 sign-carrying wild horse advocates marched Friday in front of the Legislative Building in a move to induce Gov. Brian Sandoval to block a Feb. 9 auction of 41 state-owned stray horses.

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign Responds to the BLM's New Policy on Wild Horse Sales

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) late this afternoon issued a new policy that it presents as "another step forward" in its attempt to stop the flow of federally protected wild horses into Mexico for slaughter. Unfortunately, this policy simply formalizes the process by which the BLM can sell wild horses in its possession to kill buyers.

Horse advocates fear slaughter of NV mustangs

By Scott Sonner, Associated Press

RENO, Nev.—State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray horses in Nevada, and the discussions stirred protests among advocates for the free-roaming animals.

Water partnership benefits wild horses in Wyoming's McCullough Peaks

By The Billings Gazette

For years, water runoff from an oil field moistened Dry Creek, providing water for wild horses, livestock and wildlife in Wyoming’s McCullough Peaks.

Tens of thousands of wild horses face mass slaughter after mustangs breed too fast on the great plains

By James Black, The Daily Mail

They are an icon of the American West and a symbol of the country's frontier history, but now hundreds of mustang horses face slaughter due to overpopulation.

Partnership Will Improve Water for Wild Horses, Wildlife

A new partnership among the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cody Field Office, Marathon Oil Corporation and Friends of a Legacy (FOAL) made great strides in 2012 toward improving water sources for the benefit of wild horses, wildlife and livestock inside the McCullough Peaks Wild Horse Herd Management Area (HMA) east of Cody, Wyo.

Noxious Weed Blamed For 19 Horse Deaths At Training Facility

By CBS 4 News
A noxious weed is being blamed for killing 19 horses at the Wild Horse Inmate Program facility.

Owyhee Roundup, Nov. 26 - Dec. 23, 2012

On November 26, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began the largest roundup of the 2012 winter season -- the removal of 847 wild horses from the 3,000-square-mile Owyhee Complex in northern Nevada. Originally the agency planned to remove up to 1,600 horses but due to the lack of holding space that number has been reduced to 847.

Stagecoach advocates rescue wild horses

By Bonnie Matton,

When word reached the November meeting of the Stagecoach Town Advisory Board that eight local Virginia Range horses were in need of rescue, they decided to do something about it and found a local solution.

Outer Banks Horse Group Seeks Support For Bill

By The Charlotte Observer

A support group for wild horses that roam the northern end of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is going to the public for help in pushing the U.S. Senate to adopt a bill that would enlarge the size of the herd.