Wild horses vs livestock on U.S. public lands

AMERICAN WILD HORSE CAMPAIGN Wild horses and burros are authorized to roam on just 27 million acres of public land designated as their habitat, that they must share with livestock. There are approximately 700,000 to 1 million cow/calf pairs authorized by the BLM to graze public lands today. BLM estimates there are 88,000 wild horses and burros.… Continue reading Wild horses vs livestock on U.S. public lands

Nevada wild horse water bill debated in Senate Panel Hearing

Animal Advocates Worry Bill Would Decimate Wild Horse Herds Cross-posted from Channel 8 News Now CBS Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (May 13, 2011) -- Wild horse advocates worry the animals will not survive if a proposed bill passes the Nevada Legislature. The bill would re-classify Nevada's wild-roaming horses, no longer considering them "wildlife." Some believe… Continue reading Nevada wild horse water bill debated in Senate Panel Hearing