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Spanish Q Ranch

Report critical of BLM’s wild-horse plan; Says not enough being done to curb population

Report critical of BLM’s wild-horse plan; Says not enough being done to curb population

BUTTE — A recent report by the National Research Council says the U.S. Bureau of Land Management is doing a poor job managing its Wild Horse and Burro Program.

June 23, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…
Report critical of BLM’s wild horse plan

Report critical of BLM’s wild horse plan

Mustang geldings run on the Spanish Q Ranch near Ennis on June 14. The horses are part of a herd of 710 wild horses that were relocated to the ranch earlier this year as part of the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program.

June 23, 2013 8:56 amLoading…
Wild horses released to 2,500-acre pasture

Wild horses released to 2,500-acre pasture

ENNIS — Good fences make good neighbors. — At least that’s what Greg and Karen Rice hope.

June 18, 2013 7:30 amLoading…
Mustang geldings

Mustang geldings

Mustang geldings run on the Spanish Q Ranch near Ennis on Friday. The horses are part of a herd of 710 wild horses that were relocated to the ranch earlier this year as part of the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. The Spanish Q is the BLM’s first long-term holding fa…

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Ranch owner relieved over failure of Senate bill to manage wild horses

Ranch owner relieved over failure of Senate bill to manage wild horses

BUTTE — The ranch owner who manages the only long-term holding facility for wild horses in Montana breathed a sigh a relief when a Senate bill that would have required the state to develop a management plan for the horses died in committee on Tuesday.

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Wild horse herd concerns neighbor

Wild horse herd concerns neighbor

BUTTE - In an effort to relieve tension, Bureau and Land Management officials met with a neighboring landowner to the Spanish Q Ranch outside of Ennis, where the transfer of 700 wild horses has recently begun.

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700 geldings expected on the Ennis ranch by end of March

700 geldings expected on the Ennis ranch by end of March

BUTTE - Approximately 225 wild horses have arrived on schedule at Spanish Q Ranch, near Ennis.

March 05, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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BLM moving 700 wild horses to Ennis-area ranch; neighbors miffed

BLM moving 700 wild horses to Ennis-area ranch; neighbors miffed

BUTTE — The Bureau of Land Management is proceeding with a plan to move 700 wild horses to the Spanish Q Ranch northwest of Ennis, with the first truckloads of horses due to arrive as early as next week — despite the fact that pending appeals have yet to be ruled on by the Interior Board of …

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Plan to move wild horses in Madison County stalls

DILLON - The Bureau of Land Management says a plan to move 805 wild horses to a private ranch in southwest Montana has been put on hold.

February 04, 2010 6:00 amLoading…

BLM OKs plan to place 805 wild horses at Ennis-area ranch

BOZEMAN - The Bureau of Land Management said Monday it is moving forward with a plan to place up to 805 wild horses on the 16,000-acre Spanish Q Ranch in Madison County by February.

December 29, 2009 6:25 amLoading…

Plan to put horses on ranch comes under fire

BOZEMAN - Some landowners in the Madison Valley are expressing concerns about the Bureau of Land Management's plan to put as many as 1,500 wild horses on a ranch near Ennis.

October 20, 2009 11:30 pmLoading…

BLM eyes land near Ennis for wild horses

BOZEMAN - The Bureau of Land Management is looking into the possibility of bringing up to 1,500 wild horses to a pasture on the Spanish Q Ranch near Ennis in southwestern Montana.

October 01, 2009 7:25 amLoading…

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