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RTF calls on Congress to support non-lethal management path proposed by stakeholders Casey Hammond, the Interior Department's principal deputy assistant secretary for land and minerals management, told the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board on Thursday that the Trump administration is no longer pursuing euthanasia for unadopted wild horses ... Read More
July 11, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday captured 75 wild horses during the second day of a helicopter roundup at the Triple B Complex in Nevada, bringing the total number of horses captured to 192. One horse was put down on Wednesday, according to BLM's gather report,  due to ... Read More
July 11, 2019Cory Golden
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Advocacy organization calls on lawmakers to pursue non-lethal path offered by broad group of stakeholders Bruce Rittenhouse, acting chief of the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, reportedly told the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board at a meeting Wednesday in Boise, Idaho, his agency ... Read More
July 10, 2019Cory Golden
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  Update: The Bureau of Land Management has updated the reason that three wild horses were euthanized on Tuesday: Two are now listed as deaths after suffering injuries during the roundup, one filly from a broken right front leg and a 14-year-old stud after suffering a laceration. The third death, another ... Read More
July 10, 2019Cory Golden
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As soon as Monday, the Bureau of Land Management is set to begin a month-long helicopter roundup in and around the Triple B Complex in Eastern Nevada with a goal of capturing and removing 800 wild horses. The 1.6 million-acre complex includes the Triple B, Maverick Medicine and ... Read More
July 5, 2019Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom is working hard in the fight against horse slaughter: the ultimate betrayal of the horses, burros and other equines that are so important to our country’s history and culture. The battle is advancing on several fronts: --In the House of Representatives, the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act has ... Read More
July 3, 2019Cory Golden