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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation today expressed gratitude to Congress for unveiling a Fiscal Year 2020 funding package that includes a $21 million investment for a wild horse management strategy built upon the use of proven, safe and humane fertility control. This is a first step toward ending the ... Read More
December 16, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday completed an eight-day helicopter roundup on the Desatoya Mountain Herd Management Area in Nevada. A total of 456 wild horses were captured. One death was reported: A six-year-old stud euthanized because of a club foot. Twenty-five wild horses --  10 mares treated with fertility ... Read More
December 13, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service are set to begin as soon as Sunday a helicopter roundup of 250 wild horses in and around the North Hills Joint Management Area northwest of Enterprise, Utah. As part of an updated plan for the 74,000-acre Joint Management Area, the agencies ... Read More
December 12, 2019Cory Golden
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The U.S. Forest Service is now selling remaining Devil’s Garden wild horses ages 10-younger for $25 apiece with restrictions against slaughter. On Jan. 10, USFS plans to drop the price of all wild horses still at the Double Devil Corrals in Modoc National Forest near Alturas, Calif., to $1 apiece regardless ... Read More
December 11, 2019Cory Golden
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As published by United Press International Federal agents soon might expand methods to manage wild horses and burros on public lands, including unrestricted sales that could lead to slaughter for meat and sterilizing on the range, according to a rule proposed by the Department of Interior. An explosion in the number ... Read More
December 9, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Department of Agriculture are seeking public comment to study a single-dose contraceptive that could help control wild horse populations across Nevada by temporarily halting wild mare fertility. Since the passage of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act in 1971, ... Read More
December 6, 2019Cory Golden