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BLM to capture, remove wild horses from Blawn Wash

By Deseret News Utah

August 3, 2016

CEDAR CITY — The Bureau of Land Management’s Cedar City field office will soon begin capturing and removing excess wild horses from within and outside the Blawn Wash Wild Horse herd management area in western Utah.

US law credited for southern Missouri’s wild horse ranks

By Ozark Radio News

July 31, 2016

EMINENCE, Mo. (AP) — Paddlers on a couple of rivers in southern Missouri may cross paths with wild horses, and a federal law now two decades old is being credited for what locals consider a tourist draw.

Three female burros shot to death, reward offered

By Vivian Padilla, ABC 15 Arizona

July 26, 2016

PHOENIX - The Bureau of Land Management is offering a reward after three female burros were found shot to death just south of Lake Pleasant.

Wild Horse Management, From The Outside

By Geoffrey Riley and Emily Cureton

July 13, 2016

Long live wild horses. That is the essence of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, which advocates for keeping horses alive and free and not facing slaughter in the American West.

How This One State’s Mustang Program Offers Hope for the Future of America’s Wild Horses

By Grace Kuhn, AWHPC, for One Green Planet

July 28, 2016

Colorado’s majestic mustangs are a fine match for the state’s breathtaking landscapes. They also provide a shining example of how wild horse management programs can work when government and people come together to protect these national treasures.

Animal Rights Groups Are Freaking Out Over Horse Population Control Methods

By Kevin Daley, The Daily Caller

July 27, 2016

A coalition of animal rights group is having a conniption over controversial horse sterilization procedures, as western states grapple with an unprecedented surge in wild horse and burro populations.

BLM to Bait Trap Wild Horses from Silver King, Triple B HMAs

Press Release via The Horse.com

July 26, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada’s Ely District, on or about July 27, will begin gathering and removing up to 100 excess wild horses from outside the Silver King herd management area (HMA), about 90 miles south of Ely.

Wild horse advocates sue BLM to stop planned sterilization program

By Tom McGhee, Denver Post

July 26, 2016

Wild horse advocates have asked a court to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to sterilize wild horses, a step the agency says is needed to control explosive growth among herds.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stand up for America’s wild horses and burros

July 27, 2016

Each year, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) uses helicopters to stampede, capture and remove thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros from their homes on the range.

Mare sterilization research update

July 26, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) plans to conduct gruesome, invasive and risky sterilization experiments on wild mares held at the agency's Wild Horse Corrals near Burns, Oregon have drawn fire from veterinarians and the public alike. These experiments will subject mares to high risk of death from hemorrhage, infection and evisceration (intestines protruding through surgical incisions. And if that isn't bad enough, most of the mares used in the experiments will be pregnant, and the procedures will cause many to abort their unborn foals.

Brenda Love Bennett: The BLM vs. our wild mustangs

By Brenda Love Bennett, Daily Camera

July 14, 2016

Seriously, what is the BLM thinking? It is indeed stunning to see federal land managers poised to use the most backwards and inhumane method possible as a way to manage our nation's wild horses ( Agency to sterilize mustangs for first time to slow growth, June 26, 2016).

Public Observation Demanded at BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

By The Desert Independent

July 20, 2016

BURNS, Oregon – Citing the First Amendment, two leading wild horse advocacy organizations have filed a formal request to observe and record controversial surgical procedures to be performed on wild horses at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon.