Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

The Bureau of Land Management has begun a helicopter-assisted wild horse gather in the Four Mile Herd Management Area north of Emmett to help prevent the degradation of public lands. The BLM says there should be roughly 37-60 wild horses in the area, but there are currently about 210, including the 2020 foal crop. "The… Continue reading Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

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» SIGN AND SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN « WASHINGTON (Gray DC) (Full Report) — Animal rights groups are contacting the Biden administration, condemning their latest move to control the overpopulation of wild horses in the West, including in Nevada. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailed the Biden Administration’s policy on managing the overpopulation of wild… Continue reading Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to meet in Colorado Oct 18-Oct 19

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (Wild Horses & Burros) — The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet Oct. 18-19 in Grand Junction, Colorado, to discuss wild horse and burro overpopulation on public lands and the impacts the animals are having on the range. The meeting will be live-streamed from 8… Continue reading Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to meet in Colorado Oct 18-Oct 19

Possible Trump cabinet appointments and their impact on horse safety

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by VIVIAN There is not a single encouraging word when it comes to the sort of people president-elect Trump may appoint to fill Cabinet positions, especially the ones that will impact the safety of America's horses. We list the Departments that historically look to have the most obvious impact on wild and domestic horse issues.… Continue reading Possible Trump cabinet appointments and their impact on horse safety

Federal lawmakers urge action over wild horses

HORSETALK reports: A LETTER from 30 lawmakers is urging US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the Bureau of Land Management’s controversial wild horse and burro management program. It follows a recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) review, which criticised the bureau’s program as being costly, unsustainable, and employing strategies which encouraged high population growth… Continue reading Federal lawmakers urge action over wild horses