BY JACOB OGLES as published on SRQ No Americans should have resorted to eating their horses, according to Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota. The congressman on Wednesday filed bipartisan legislation with Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois, that would outlaw killing horses for food. “The slaughter of horses for human consumption […]
by Sebastien Malo as posted on Rueters Legal A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) wrongly refused to review an animal advocacy group’s bid to include a wild horse on the country’s list of imperiled species because its refusal hinged […]
By Dave Philipps as published on The New York Times “Nothing new here EXCEPT kill buyers are now paid $1,000.00 per wild equine, your tax dollars, to sell our National Treasurers for human consumption over-seas, sweet…” In a lifetime of working with horses, Gary Kidd, 73, had never […]
by Taylor Perse as published on Eugene Weekly “Though revered by much of the public, wild horses across the West are also the subject of a 70-year controversy involving locals, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), activists and ranchers…” Their stillness makes them almost imperceptible. But I know […]
by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich and Dirt […]
By Michael Kohn as published on OregonLive A barely viable herd of 120 wild horses roaming free in the Ochoco National Forest will be cut in half into unsustainable numbers as part of a management plan which is step one in zeroing out this herd. The 2021 Ochoco […]
Collapse Of Terrestrial Herbivore Populations, Wildfires, And Ocean Acidification – Is There A Link?
By: William E. Simpson II In this article, I put forth a novel thesis that; there is connection between the depletion of large-bodied native species herbivores, wildfires, and accelerating ocean acidification (‘OA’). Let’s first examine what is believed to be currently happening with our atmosphere and oceans in […]
By Don Molde as published on The Sierra Nevada Ally Lots in Common What do coyotes and wild horses have in common in Nevada? Both make the news more than any other animal or wildlife species in the state. Both suffer from the lack of a successful coexistence […]
Courtesy of The Dodo Kids A wild horse got stuck in a big pit of mud! Luckily, some brave people found her, and had just the right tools to get her out. It wasn’t an easy rescue, but they never gave up!
by William E Simpson II as original posted on The Pagosa Daily Post “American wild horses are native species wildlife and are an important natural and cultural resource” Native species American wild horses are keystone herbivores on the American landscape and whose co-evolved symbiosis with flora and fauna […]