EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

WILD HORSES (US) — This is not news; simply a clarification. Certain readers have questioned our reference to PZP (Porcine Zona Pellucida) as a pesticide which is used as a type of birth control on wild mares living on federal lands. As Protect Mustangs state: Pests are invasive species. Wild horses are native. Drugging up wild horses… Continue reading EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

John Cox on BLM’s wild horse numbers and survival of nation’s grasslands

John Cox writes the following on his Facebook page: So May 14, 2013 the BLM stated there existed 31,453 wild horses on our Public Lands — and a little over 2 ½ years, biologically impossible by the way, we are told the wild horse population jumped to 67,027 as of March 1, 2016. But using the… Continue reading John Cox on BLM’s wild horse numbers and survival of nation’s grasslands

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