Tag Archives: West Douglas Herd Area

Horse Rescue Group Appeals Horse Round-Up Decision

wild horsesFront Range Equine Rescue, a nonprofit working to end the abuse and neglect of horses, has formally appealed the federal decision to eliminate the population of wild horses in the West Douglas Herd Area of northwest Colorado. The BLM plans to remove all wild horses from the region over the next three years, due to the land’s Continue reading

Group Sues to Stop Wild Horse Roundups

wild horsesAn animal-advocacy organization is suing to halt any future gathers of wild horses in northwest Colorado. Friends of Animals, a Connecticut-based international advocacy organization, sued in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., saying horse roundups threaten the well-being of horses that are driven Continue reading

Wild Horse Round-Up Underway Near Rangely

wild horsesAlmost two dozen horses are in Bureau of Land Management custody after the first day of a roundup in northwest Colorado’s West Douglas Herd Area. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper ruled Wednesday that the federal agency was allowed to manage the herd, calling potential harm from the roundup “minimal.” Wild horse Continue reading

BLM Seeks Public Comment on Wild Horse Gather

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comments concerning proposed gathers of excess wild horses in areas managed by the White River Field Office. The BLM conducts gathers to sustain healthy public lands and healthy populations of wild horses. Maintaining healthy Continue reading