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Court sides with Wyoming in wild horse roundup

Court sides with Wyoming in wild horse roundup

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal appeals court has cleared the way for the Bureau of Land Management to begin removing about 800 wild horses from southwest Wyoming.

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Wild horse adoption set at Riverton Honor Farm

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A wild horse and burro adoption is being held Saturday in Riverton.

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Wild horse advocates drop suit over Nevada refuge

Wild horse advocates drop suit over Nevada refuge

RENO, Nev. — Wild horse advocates dropped a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging roundups at a wildlife refuge on the Nevada-California line after federal officials severed ties with a contractor accused by critics of allowing some mustangs to be sold for slaughter.

July 01, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…

Groups petition for wild horse protection through reclassification

CASPER, Wyo. — The wild horse has long been ingrained in the culture of the western United States, but the animals have always been defined as a non-native species brought to the continent by Spanish explorers.

June 29, 2014 6:58 pmLoading…

BLM: No money, room for more mustang roundups

RENO, Nev. — Federal land managers say a lawsuit by Nevada ranchers and others demanding acceleration of wild horse roundups doesn't pass legal muster, but even if it did, they don't have the money or the room at U.S. corrals to gather more mustangs.

June 26, 2014 11:16 amLoading…

BLM proposes second Wyoming wild-horse sanctuary

CASPER, Wyo. — A 529-acre swath of the Double D ranch south of Lander could become home to more than 250 legends of the American West.

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Drummond group looks to create ‘ecosanctuary’ for some of BLM’s wild horses

Drummond group looks to create ‘ecosanctuary’ for some of BLM’s wild horses

A group of Drummond landowners is considering opening pastures to wild horses from the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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BLM-Honor Farm wild horse adoption Aug. 30-31

BLM-Honor Farm wild horse adoption Aug. 30-31

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm have scheduled a wild-horse adoption for Aug. 30-31 in Riverton.

August 20, 2013 3:51 pmLoading…
Rancher offers sanctuary to wild horses

Rancher offers sanctuary to wild horses

Rich Wilson gives a wild horse a scratch while one of his dogs watches from the driver's seat of his utility vehicle Wednesday at the Deerwood Ranch outside of Laramie. The ranch is the first wild-horse ecosanctuary on private land and it was started by the BLM last October. Currently there …

July 13, 2013 11:45 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.

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Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

Ranchers, BLM, settle suit over Wyoming wild horses

CHEYENNE — A legal settlement between ranchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management would reduce wild horse numbers in the Rock Springs area by about half.

April 04, 2013 2:56 pmLoading…
Wild stallions

Wild stallions

Two Pryor Mountain wild stallions playfully fight in Bridger. The Pryor Mountain wild horses are just a small part of an estimated 33,000 wild horses that roam across 10 Western states, the majority of them in Nevada.

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New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

New BLM rules restrict sales of wild horses

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.

January 04, 2013 6:09 pmLoading…
Halo, Fresia, Kaelia and Merlin graze

Halo, Fresia, Kaelia and Merlin graze

Halo, Fresia, Kaelia and Merlin graze along Highway 37 on May 24, 2012. New rules from the Bureau of Land Management will restrict the sale of wild horses and burros.

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Citizen board recommends BLM sterilize wild horses

Citizen board recommends BLM sterilize wild horses

SALT LAKE CITY — The federal agency charged with managing wild horses and burros that roam freely across 11 Western states should consider sterilizing some mares to control booming mustang populations and protect rangelands, a citizen advisory panel recommended Tuesday.

October 30, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…

BLM extends deadline for wild horse sanctuaries

DENVER — The Bureau of Land Management is giving landowners more time to apply to run sanctuaries for wild horses.

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BLM backs wild horse sanctuary west of Laramie

BLM backs wild horse sanctuary west of Laramie

LARAMIE — The Bureau of Land Management is backing a proposal to open a wild horse sanctuary in the Centennial Valley.

August 29, 2012 2:35 pmLoading…
Gallery: Wild horse roundup

Gallery: Wild horse roundup

Photos of the bait trapping process on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse at Krueger Pond on Wednesday, August 1, 2012.

August 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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BLM seeks comment on wild horse sanctuary plan

RAWLINS, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is taking public comment on a proposed wild horse sanctuary about 30 miles west of Laramie.

July 26, 2012 8:23 amLoading…

BLM seeks competitors for Wyoming Mustang Days

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is encouraging people who have adopted wild horses to enter the 3rd annual wild horse competition at Wyoming Mustang Days at the state fair next month in Douglas.

July 14, 2012 9:45 amLoading…

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