Wild horses replenish and do not destroy the land

Wild Horse by Carol Walker Living Images. See http://www.livingimagescjw.com/.

American citizens, when polled, state in overwhelming numbers that they value their country's wild horse and burro population. Advocates have fought long and hard for decades to preserve them, and will no doubt keep fighting. At opposite ends, the U.S. federal government — charged with their oversight — loathe America's wild horses and burros and… Continue reading Wild horses replenish and do not destroy the land

Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again

Wild Stallion. RandyHarrisPhoto.com.

WASHINGTON (February 14, 2020) – Public Lands Council (PLC) Executive Director and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Natural Resources, Kaitlynn Glover, today released the following statement in response to a ruling in a case related to the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. This week, Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S.… Continue reading Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again

Wild horses, federal grazing and America’s billionaire welfare ranchers

Some years ago, Ellen Cathryn Nash wrote an insightful report for our website called: Rolex Ranchers and the Living Legends 10% of BLM Land Lease Subsidy Recipients are Billionaires and Control 65% of all BLM Lands Nash subsequently issued this information as a Press Release in March 2005 which we posted on Tuesday's Horse. Some… Continue reading Wild horses, federal grazing and America’s billionaire welfare ranchers

Best Blog: Wild Horses, Welfare Ranching Economics and the Truth; What the BLM do not want Taxpayers to know

Wyoming Wild Horses free on the open range, where they belong.

Please visit this man's blog, like his post, share it, rate it, comment — whatever. Highly recommend. Cross-posted from Photographer and Journalist “The fact is the BLM and Welfare Ranchers are now stooping to levels of coercion and bully tactics to keep functioning as they have in the past. But the truth has an odd… Continue reading Best Blog: Wild Horses, Welfare Ranching Economics and the Truth; What the BLM do not want Taxpayers to know

Andrew Cohen: How the DOI sold out America’s wild horses

A federal judge in Wyoming is now reviewing a dubious agreement between local ranchers and the BLM that would eliminate millions of acres of wild horse habitat. This may be the most important article you will read this year if you are a wild horse advocate. Please take the time to read it through, digest… Continue reading Andrew Cohen: How the DOI sold out America’s wild horses

Cows ate BLM’s homework; say they cannot track cattle on public lands

SOURCE: PEER NEWS RELEASE Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility BLM SAYS IT CANNOT TRACK CATTLE ON ITS LANDS Blames Lack of “Seamless Data” for Excluding Livestock from Range Assessments Washington, DC (Jan. 24, 2013) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it was an absence of “reliable data”—and not politics—that caused it to… Continue reading Cows ate BLM’s homework; say they cannot track cattle on public lands

Wild horse debate gallops on (US)

We are tired and irritable here this bright Tuesday afternoon. There is so much drivel in this story. Not from the charming Bill Welch of USA Today. He just reported it (poor man). Here's how it starts, after the thin gray line. Link to full story at the end. I guess you should read the… Continue reading Wild horse debate gallops on (US)

Wild horse management plan rekindles cattle grazing debate (US)

Cross-posted from the Reno Gazette-Journal BY MARTIN GRIFFITH | Associated Press | Story URL A new federal proposal to manage wild horses is rekindling debate over another fixture of the Western range: cattle. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week proposed moving thousands of mustangs to preserves in the Midwest and East to protect horse herds… Continue reading Wild horse management plan rekindles cattle grazing debate (US)

Rolex Ranchers and the Living Legends

10% of BLM Land Lease Subsidy Recipients are Billionaires and Control 65% of all BLM Lands March 25, 2005 (PR Web) The Bureau of Land Management correctly refers to wild horses and burros as 'Living Legends.' However, since Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT) added his now infamous amendment to the 2005 Omnibus Appropriations bill, these 'living… Continue reading Rolex Ranchers and the Living Legends