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

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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

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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

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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

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(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

US Judge rejects Nevada coalition’s bid to dispose of excess Mustangs

Cross-posted from the Statesman Journal » RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit filed by a coalition of rural Nevada counties that wanted to force the government to sell or otherwise dispose of tens of thousands of mustangs in U.S. holding facilities. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du in Reno… Continue reading US Judge rejects Nevada coalition’s bid to dispose of excess Mustangs

Wild horse advocates urge dismissal of Nevada lawsuit using same logic that sank theirs

By SCOTT SONNER AP RENO, Nevada — Wild-horse advocates fighting government roundups across the West are citing past rulings that shot down their own legal challenges in urging a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit by livestock interests seeking the removal of thousands of more mustangs from the range. Although somewhat successful in a… Continue reading Wild horse advocates urge dismissal of Nevada lawsuit using same logic that sank theirs

New BLM Director called to uphold federal Law to protect Wild Horses as ranchers threaten illegal roundups

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Washington, DC (April 8, 2014) -- Today, as the U.S. Senate confirmed Neil Kornze as the director of the Interior Department Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, its parent organization Return to Freedom and coalition partner The Cloud Foundation called upon the new BLM director… Continue reading New BLM Director called to uphold federal Law to protect Wild Horses as ranchers threaten illegal roundups

Mustang Police Horse Abby has died

PRESS RELEASE The Mono County Sheriff’s Office is saddened to report the loss of one of our mounted team members, Abby, the Mustang Police Horse. Abby had a 17-year career span as a mounted patrol horse with partner Lt. Phil West. Abby was a former wild mustang, foaled in 1991, and gathered from the BLM… Continue reading Mustang Police Horse Abby has died

Wild horse advocates acquitted of all charges in Storey County dumping case

WILLIS LAMM PRESS RELEASE RENO, NEVADA (October 17, 2013) -- After a day-long trial in the historic Storey County Court House, Judge Steve McMorris acquitted the Let 'Em Run Foundation and horse advocates Willis Lamm and Shirley Allen on all charges brought about by the Nevada Department of Agriculture. Director of Agriculture Jim Barbee had… Continue reading Wild horse advocates acquitted of all charges in Storey County dumping case