story by BRITAIN EAKIN as published in Courthouse News “Friends of Animals fail to convince Federal Judge…” WASHINGTON (CN) – An animal-rights group lost their court battle to block the U.S. government from removing hundreds of wild horses from Utah’s Cedar Mountains. The Bureau of Land Management, a […]
“There is an age old adage that asks, “How do you know when ‘so and so’ is lying, when their lips are moving.” That does a pretty good job of describing one of America’s most corrupt federal agencies, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). For years the BLM […]
By RACHEL STEFFANRSTEFFAN as published on The Washington Times “ideally there would be a way to find space for the horses within the 40,000 acres that the Army does not use for training.” FORT POLK, La. – Horse advocates continue to raise questions and concerns about whether removing […]
Don’t stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
A horse walks into a bar.
The bartender comes over and says, “Why the long face?”
Who knows, maybe the equine was a mustang that had just heard about AB329, the malodorous pile of legislation that should be drawing flies and instead is attracting bipartisan support from Nevada elected officials who should know better. An element of the legislation, which has already passed a vote in the Assembly by a wide margin, changes the definition of “wildlife” to included “any wild animal, wild bird, reptile amphibian, mollusk or crustacean naturally found in a wild state whether indigenous to Nevada or not and whether raised in captivity or not. The term does not include any horse or burro.”
A two sentence article appearing in the Nevada Ely Times, November 3, 2010, only stated that “Chairman of the Governor’s Wildlife Commission, Scott Raine of Eureka, has designated a new Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners’ Feral Horse Committee “consisting of” what Raine calls “five of the foremost experts on the issue of feral horses in the State of Nevada.” The Chairman is Mike Stremler and members Commissioner Hank Vogler, Wayne Hage, George Parman and Floyd Rathbun.”
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The federal Bureau of Land Management has punted on whether it employed a veterinarian on its Calico roundup who is not licensed in the State of Nevada. Responding to a query by Horseback Magazine regarding the credentials of Dr. Albert Kane, the BLM referred questions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal, and Plant Health Inspection Service.
By Jack Carone U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s ode to the “majestic” wild horse, and his description of how the federal government must manage its population in his Jan. 14 Times Op-Ed article, comes across to the average reader as a reasonable and sympathetic approach to the problems […]
Written by Steven Long – acclaimed Author and Editor/Publisher of Horseback Magazine The following is from Dr. Don Hoglund, MS, DVM. He has asked that we print his letter using full paragraphs if we quote him. Hoglund is writing in response to my recent article in Horseback Online […]
The federal Bureau of Land Management has released the name of a Nevada landowner who is cooperating with the agency in its roundup of more than 2,000 horses in the remote badlands of that arid state.
by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart“ HOUSTON (SFHH) – If ever there were a case of “a picture is worth a thousand words” then this is surely the premier example. Sheer terror in their eyes, steam coming from not only their breath but from […]
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