Wild horses

Mustang Roundup

Animal Rights Advocates Use Endangered Species Act To Halt Nevada Wild Horse Roundups

Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.

06/28/2014

Mustang Roundup

Internal BLM Memo Proposes Euthanization Of Wild Horses As ‘Act of Mercy’

A copy an August internal BLM memo shows that Joan Guilfoyle recommended euthanizing wild horses on the range “as an act of mercy if animals decline to near-death condition” as a result of drought.

02/22/2014

Mustang Roundup

BLM Set To Remove 1,300 Wild Mustangs In West This Summer

U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.

07/21/2013

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BLM Seeks Ways To Protect Wild Horses From Heat After Pressure From Bay Area Advocate

The BLM will hold a public workshop to solicit ideas on how to protect wild horses from excessive heat at a major holding facility in response to criticism from an Oakland-based advocacy group.

07/20/2013

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