Homeless on the Range: Wild Horse Worries

by Neil Clarkson Fresh proposals for managing wild horses in the US may address some longstanding problems, but they are unlikely to appease advocates worried about the way the herds are managed across the western rangelands. New proposals for the management of America’s wild horse population have drawn […]

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EU Bans Drug Tainted Horse Meat

By Suzanne Bush Beginning next year European Union (EU) countries will begin rigorous enforcement of food-safety regulations concerning horsemeat for human consumption. The regulations, aimed at ensuring food safety through traceability from farm to fork, ban meat tainted by drugs commonly given to horses, including antibiotics, wormers and […]

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PREVIEW: The Stampede to Oblivion

Chief Investigative Reporter George Knapp and Chief Photojournalist Matt Adams – Channel 8 CBS, Las Vegas This Saturday the I-Team will air a primetime special detailing the long history of mismanagement in the BLM’s wild horse and burro program. Half of the country’s wild horses are in Nevada […]

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The BLM Spinning out of Control

It was as if a message came down from on high for the boys at Interior and the Bureau of Land Management to do something to make those damned phones stop ringing. So Sec. Ken Salazar and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Bob Abbey, put on their tap dancing shoes and began to spin.

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