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The Bureau of Land Management captured six wild horses and one stallion jumped out of the trap during loading and escaped on Thursday, the final day of a helicopter roundup on the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area in Nevada. That brought the total number of wild horses captured to 376 with ... Read More
August 2, 2019Cory Golden
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On Wednesday, the Bureau of Land Management captured three stallions and three mares on the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area in Nevada, bringing the total number of wild horses captured to 370. A black mare was put down after suffering a broken leg, according to BLM's gather report. It marked ... Read More
August 1, 2019Cory Golden
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On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management captured three studs on the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area in Nevada, bringing the total number of wild horses captured to 364. BLM captured 340 "excess" wild horses from Feb. 7-19 before suspending the roundup due to poor weather.  The agency resumed the roundup ... Read More
July 31, 2019Cory Golden
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As published by The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration's top steward over nearly a quarter-million federally controlled acres, raising new questions about the ... Read More
July 30, 2019Cory Golden
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Help us continue the fight against horse slaughter: Donate to RTF’s Wild Horse Defense Fund! The U.S. Forest Service announced on Tuesday that it had placed into new homes the last of the older wild horses captured last fall – those animals most at risk of being sold to slaughter ... Read More
July 30, 2019Cory Golden
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On Monday, the Bureau of Land Management resumed a helicopter roundup on hold since February on the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area in Nevada, capturing 10 stallions, seven mares, and four foals. BLM captured 340 "excess" wild horses from Feb. 7-19 before suspending the roundup due to poor weather. ... Read More
July 30, 2019Cory Golden