Nevada Public Radio: Will wild horses be dragged away?

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Wild Horses) — There is an interesting program on wild horses on Nevada Public Radio. The article gives us this grim reminder, "Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke supported measures for horse slaughter when he was a Montana Congressman." What we found most helpful was in public comments, written by… Continue reading Nevada Public Radio: Will wild horses be dragged away?

Advocates defeat Appeal to round up wild horses in Nevada and send them to slaughter

RENO, Nev. — Wild horse advocates in Nevada scored a victory Monday in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for slaughter. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco denied an appeal by the Nevada Association of… Continue reading Advocates defeat Appeal to round up wild horses in Nevada and send them to slaughter

Pickens’ wild horses murdered while wild horse enemy Salazar given special appointment by Hillary

What the heck is going on? Why do America's wild horses have such bitter enemies? Is it really about the land? Or perhaps it's about water rights. One of the country's top journalists, George Knapp, who has been investigating the wild horse and burro issue in Nevada for years, turned in a story that reports… Continue reading Pickens’ wild horses murdered while wild horse enemy Salazar given special appointment by Hillary

BLM meeting July 28 in Battle Mountain on use of helicopters in wild horse round up

Cross-posted from KOLO Channel 8 News BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nevada (KOLO)-- The Bureau of Land Management holds a hearing July 28 in Battle Mountain to take in input on using motorized vehicles, including helicopters and airplanes, to monitor and round up wild horses and burros. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at the BLM office… Continue reading BLM meeting July 28 in Battle Mountain on use of helicopters in wild horse round up

BLM Offers $10K Reward In Nevada Wild Horse Killing

(AP) - The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $10,000 reward in the investigation of the killing of a federally protected wild horse at a state prison camp near Carson City in early October. BLM spokeswoman Jenny Lesieutre said Monday they need the public's help to find the person or persons responsible for the… Continue reading BLM Offers $10K Reward In Nevada Wild Horse Killing

Despite protests, BLM returns wild horses to Fish Creek HMA

Cross-posted from KSL.TV » RENO, Nev. (AP) — Despite the protests of a rural county rancher, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has returned some 160 wild horses to the range in central Nevada. The agency returned the horses to the Fish Creek Herd Management Area near Eureka on Tuesday after being cleared to do… Continue reading Despite protests, BLM returns wild horses to Fish Creek HMA