Cross-posted from VF Daily
Written by KURT BRUNGARDT
The future of America’s wild horses, or mustangs, is at a critical crossroads. Under the administration of President Obama, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has continued the aggressive roundup, removal, and relocation of wild horses from public lands, prompting advocates to call the new administration the third Bush term as far as the mustangs are concerned.
After following this issue as a reporter for the last six years and seeing the devastation that happened under the Bush administration, I believe this current window of time could prove crucial for the wild horses. Advocates have rebounded from their initial disappointment with Obama’s leadership and are now energized and pragmatic. They feel this may be the last best chance for a change in B.L.M. strategy and for something positive to happen for the horses. Mustang Crisis explores one of these hopeful openings for change. Read more and view Mustang Crisis >>
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