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Man Investigated for Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter Houses

wild horsesA federal investigation has determined that a Colorado livestock hauler sent about 1,700 wild horses to slaughterhouses after buying them through a Bureau of Land Management program that’s supposed to provide the animals with good homes. The Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General released a report Friday saying Continue reading

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

BLM to Remove Wild Horses From West Douglas Area

wild horsesThe BLM plans to gather excess wild horses in the White River Field Office in September. They’ll gather up to 167 horses using water and bait trapping and helicopter gather operations. The idea is to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations by preventing overcrowding. When wild horse herds grow at levels that are Continue reading

BLM Plans Wild Horse Gather in Rio Blanco County

wild horsesThe Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado within the White River Field Office to sustain healthy public lands and wild horse populations. Maintaining healthy wild horse populations is a key aspect of the BLM’s multiple use mission to manage public 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

BLM NWRAC to Meet in Kremmling

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet August 21st at the Allington Inn in Kremmling.  Agenda items include a presentation on a population control method for wild horses, the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange, Upper Colorado River Continue reading

BLM Will Not Conduct Horse Round-ups in Colorado This Year

BLMThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer.  Colorado is close to its targeted population on public lands.  The state has about 780 wild horses in four Western Slope management areas. All are within the limits set for a Continue reading