Nevada wildlife refuge to remove all wild horses

Sheldon Wild Horses. Photo credit: Mike Lorden.

by MARTIN GRIFFITH THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cross-posted from Las Vegas Review-Journal RENO - (Sept. 2, 2012) -- Federal officials have approved a management plan for the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Nevada that calls for the removal of all wild horses and burros from it within five years. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials… Continue reading Nevada wildlife refuge to remove all wild horses

Judge refuses to grant restraining order on wild horse roundup

No Justice for Mustangs or their Advocates in the Federal Courts The Associated Press reports: A federal judge has denied a request by animal rights advocates to halt roundups of wild horses after the federal government quietly gathered nearly 400 mustangs at a national wildlife refuge on the Nevada-Oregon line. Grass Roots Horse, a mustang… Continue reading Judge refuses to grant restraining order on wild horse roundup

BLM says survey confirms its wild horse claims

RENO, Nev. — (Jul. 10, 2010) Faced with legal challenges accusing the government of rounding up too many wild horses in the West, federal land managers released a new aerial survey Friday, claiming it confirms that they left as many mustangs as they intended after a contentious roundup last winter. Horse protection advocates complained their… Continue reading BLM says survey confirms its wild horse claims