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The House Interior Appropriations Committee on Wednesday again emphasized the need for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to implement proven, safe and humane fertility control, a tool needed to keep wild horses and burros managed on the range. The Committee approved a $44.8 billion bill for Fiscal Year 2023 that ... Read More
June 29, 2022Cory Golden
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LOMPOC, CALIF. — Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Thursday thanked the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce for advancing the Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act. No opposition was heard during Thursday’s voice vote on H.R. 3355, which would permanently ban horse slaughter in the United States as ... Read More
June 23, 2022Cory Golden
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Help us keep the momentum going! The House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a markup on the Save America’s Forgotten Equine (SAFE) Act at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday. (To watch the hearing, click here.) The SAFE Act (H.R. 3355) would ban the slaughter of horses ... Read More
June 22, 2022Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management will hold a public tour of the privately-owned Sutherland, Utah, Off-Range Corrals on June 7. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon at 3890 North 4000 West in Sutherland, Utah. "Tour attendees will have an opportunity to tour the facility, observe approximately 800 wild horses ... Read More
June 3, 2022Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management has finalized a plan to capture and remove wild horses from the Jackson Mountains Herd Management Area in Nevada and to possibly use the surgical sterilization of mares to hold down the population there. The 283,775-acre Herd Management Area, located about 60 miles northwest of ... Read More
May 31, 2022Cory Golden
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As published by The Colorado Sun The federal Bureau of Land Management failed to vaccinate wild horses captured from western Colorado because the Cañon City holding facility lacks enough workers and because the mustangs were “unusually high-strung,” according to a report released Thursday that offers the first clues about ... Read More
May 28, 2022Cory Golden