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

NAS pans current BLM Mustang management

Cross-posted from TheHorse.com WRITTEN BY PAT RAIA The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) should rely more on contraception than on roundups to effectively manage wild horse herds, according to study results released this week. The National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (NAS/NRC) is an independent nonprofit group that advises government agencies on scientific issues. In… Continue reading NAS pans current BLM Mustang management