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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   “GIMME SHELTER” BLM fails to provide needed shade for warehoused horses NATIVE WILD HORSE PROTECTION   June 27, 2013 Despite 100 degree temperatures, the Federal Bureau of Land Management is refusing to provide shade or sprinklers for nearly two thousand warehoused wild horses and […]

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700,000-Year-Old Horse Becomes Oldest Creature With Sequenced Genome

SOURCE:   by Gisela Telis Wild horses. A genome sequence derived from a 700,000-year-old horse fossil (inset) sheds new light on equine evolution and confirms that Przewalski’s horse (pictured) is indeed genetically distinct from domesticated breeds. Credit: Claudia Feh/Association pour le cheval de Przewalski, France; (inset) Ludovic Orlando […]

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BLM’s Pick-Up Truck Wranglers

SOURCE: PPJ Gazette by Debbie Coffey, Director of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation On May 23, 2013, several wranglers at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Palomino Valley facility seemed to be too lazy to saddle up their horses, so all 3 of those big boys crammed […]

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Feel Good Sunday: Mustangs to the Rescue

Tracking Horses Act Like Bloodhounds Source: By Richard Cockle / The Oregonian  Published: June 22. 2013 4:00AM PST Richard Cockle / The Oregonian George Ehmer tightens a halter on Joker, his Appaloosa gelding, on June 14 on his property near Milton-Freewater. Joker is an air-scent trained horse […]

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New BLM LTH Contractor Wants Horse Slaughter

Comment by Debbie Coffey on this article on In an article on written by Art Hovey (link above, and copy of the entire article at the bottom of this comment), a new BLM Long Term Holding Pasture contractor (Stan Dobrovolny) in Atkinson, Nebraska, made a […]

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20 year grazing permits for cattlemen?

We need to keep an eye on H.R. 657.   How can the BLM remove wild horses because of drought or lack of forage, then consider increasing livestock grazing permits to 20 years? Source: Grazing Improvement Act Passes House Natural Resources Committee WASHINGTON (June 12, 2013) – The […]

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