Federal judge denies motion to protect wild horses from potential slaughter

The judge found federal records implicating horses in the area as descendants of domesticated horses, and not wild. by MICHAEL McDANIEL PHOENIX (CN) (July 20l 2022) — A federal judge in Arizona has ruled that 18 horses seized by the U.S. Forest Service should not be re-introduced into the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests because they are… Continue reading Federal judge denies motion to protect wild horses from potential slaughter

Judge allows Wild Horse advocates to join Wyoming case

PAT RAIA, reporting for the Horse.com writes: A Wyoming U.S. District Court judge has granted intervenor status to wild horse groups in connection with a lawsuit brought by the Rock Springs Grazing Association (RSGA) against the U.S. Department of Interior earlier this year. The judicial order allows the groups, which are not parties to the… Continue reading Judge allows Wild Horse advocates to join Wyoming case

Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs

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Advocates say government should save wild horses (US)

By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press, 13 Oct 2008 ------------------- LAS VEGAS – Federal agencies should change the way they manage wild horses on public lands to prevent the animals from going extinct in five years, advocates said Monday. Karen Sussman, president of the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros, said the group… Continue reading Advocates say government should save wild horses (US)

Are wild horses facing extinction? (US)

As reported by KVBC/HD News 3 | Las Vegas | 13 Oct 08 After a two-day summit in Las Vegas, advocates for our country's wild horse population have concluded that there are too many horses in holding pens and not enough on the open range. Many at the summit believe the Bureau of Land Management… Continue reading Are wild horses facing extinction? (US)

ISPMB challenged by West River rancher

The Associated Press filed the following report Sept. 25th: RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) A West River rancher whose family has received numerous conservation awards says a wild horse sanctuary near Lantry has too many horses for the amount of pasture that's available. Jeff Mortenson of Fort Pierre says that's not good for the horses or… Continue reading ISPMB challenged by West River rancher