Wild Horses: Randy Harris Photo

Complaint filed over plans for sterilization research on American wild horses

Wild horse advocacy groups have filed a formal complaint to halt what they described as barbaric sterilization experiments.

The groups initially presented the complaint last Wednesday at a public meeting of the BLM’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.

They provided the board with video of the proposed procedure and statements from eyewitnesses and veterinarians who questioned the safety and scientific integrity of the experiments.

“It’s unconscionable for OSU and the BLM to subject wild mares – most of which are pregnant – to painful and risky experiments that will cause many to have abortions and which will put mares at risk for serious injury, infection and death,” American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign executive director Suzanne Roy said.

Read more: http://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2016/04/20/complaint-sterilization-experiments-us-wild-mares/#ixzz46tji1lvb

RELATED READING

Wild horse advocates decry contraceptive sterilization research »

Why sterilization of wild horses is a bad idea »

One thought on “Complaint filed over plans for sterilization research on American wild horses”

  1. As a graduate of OSU we will make MAJOR changes to our future trust disposition upon our families passing if they go through with this obnoxious, hideous idea of wild horse population control!

    Liked by 1 person

Comments are closed.