Cull of the Brumbies: Battle over wild horses in Kosciusko National Park heats up

AUSTRALIA (Wild Horses) — The Sydney Morning Herald reporting.  A long-simmering dispute over brumbies in the Kosciusko National Park is set to heat up with the Berejiklian government ready to ditch a plan to reintroduce shooting to control feral numbers, a local advocate of the wild horses has said. Peter Cochran, president of the Snowy… Continue reading Cull of the Brumbies: Battle over wild horses in Kosciusko National Park heats up

Capture of wild horses in Alberta likely to meet 10% of target

Cross-posted from The Global Post by THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY -- Alberta is likely to fall well short of its goal to reduce its wild horse population by almost 200 animals when permits expire at the end of the week. Two licences were issued by the government to capture up to 196 feral horses in… Continue reading Capture of wild horses in Alberta likely to meet 10% of target

Wild horse allies confront Alberta Premier in Calgary over annual cull

THE CALGARY SUN reports: Written by JENNA McMURRAY As the premier honoured the Year of the Horse Tuesday, a handful of people protested provincial permits for wild horse capture. Alison Redford was at a Lunar New Year celebration at Regency Palace in Chinatown while approximately 15 animal activists stood nearby, chanting ”Stop the cull!” in… Continue reading Wild horse allies confront Alberta Premier in Calgary over annual cull