Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range

Thanks to our good friend Terry we received an interesting email containing an embedded post. The controversy surrounding wild horses on public lands and the cruel and often deathly mismanagement by the federal agency Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is not news to us and no doubt not news to you. We have read numerous… Continue reading Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range

Suzanne Roy Letter: The failure of wild horse policy

IN MY VIEW Letter: The failure of wild horse policy By Suzanne Roy / Published Jul 15, 2016 at 12:02AM — The Bend Oregon Bulletin The headline for The Bulletin’s June 28 editorial is absolutely right and deserves some all-caps emphasis: “Wild horse policy is NOT working.” This statement is true and has been for… Continue reading Suzanne Roy Letter: The failure of wild horse policy

Sign this to Stop the Sterilization and Slaughter of Wild Horses

CHANGE.ORG PETITION   LINK TO PETITION https://www.change.org/p/president-of-the-united-states-congress-president-stop-sterilization-slaughter-of-100-000-wild-horses-burros Please do this. That is all. EXPERIMENTATION Sterilization experiments are reportedly being conducted by university scientists at OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY If you are participating in these experiments or have firsthand knowledge of them please contact us… Continue reading Sign this to Stop the Sterilization and Slaughter of Wild Horses

Wild horse advocates file lawsuit re BLM’s plans to sterilize Idaho Mustangs

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reports: BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Wild horse advocates have filed a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan to sterilize a herd of wild horses in southwestern Idaho. The lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Idaho contends the BLM is violating federal environmental law by failing to analyze… Continue reading Wild horse advocates file lawsuit re BLM’s plans to sterilize Idaho Mustangs

Wild horse destruction and the question of PZP

In an article by the Associated Press (via OregonLive.com) they report: RENO, Nevada — (AP) United in their belief wild horses should remain free to roam public rangeland across the West, groups working to protect the mustangs are increasingly at odds over whether contraception should play a role in the decades-old dispute over efforts to… Continue reading Wild horse destruction and the question of PZP

Vet seeks reproductive alternative to cull of Alberta wild horses

KATHRYN McMACKIN reporting for the Cochrane Eagle reports: "As the debate continues surrounding the government-appointed wild horse cull in Alberta, one veterinarian has been researching a more sustainable solution to manage the free-ranging horse population: a safe method of contraception. "Dr. Judith Samson-French is no stranger to utilizing contraception as a management tool — she’s… Continue reading Vet seeks reproductive alternative to cull of Alberta wild horses