Source: Multiple “Opponents said it could ultimately put the horses at risk of slaughter…” Over the objections of wild horse advocates, Nevada’s Board of Agriculture voted Tuesday to transfer control of as many as 3,000 free-roaming mustangs in Northern Nevada to a nonprofit group. The board announced in October it was terminating an existing agreement […]

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by Elise Rich as published on A herd of wild horses has been roaming the Ozark hills for nearly 100 years It’s believed the ancestors of the Shannon County wild horses go back to the Great Depression era, with farmers releasing their horses in search of better jobs. In 1991 the National Park Service […]

via There’s a herd of wild horses roaming not too far from St. Louis — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Carol J. Walker, Director of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation First published on Wild Hoofbeats I attended the Fifteenmile Wild Horse Roundup last week in a remote and obscure Herd Management Area outside of Worland, Wyoming. Very few people I know had even heard of these horses, and fewer still have visited […]

via Fifteenmile Roundup Leaves Dangerously Few Wild Horses in a Unique Herd — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Scott Sonner, Source: Multiple Congressional Democrats are demanding the Interior Department produce an overdue report on plans to manage wild horses roaming federal lands in the West after the head of its public lands agency told reporters it will take $5 billion and 15 years to get overpopulated herds under control. William Perry Pendley, […]

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