Challis-Idaho Wild Horses Find Freedom

Challis-Idaho Wild Horses Find Freedom

The Challis-Idaho wild horses from Idaho‚Äôs Challis 2019 roundup have finally made it to their new home at Wild Love Preserve (WLP) in central Idaho. The trailer doors opened on July 22 and 23, and the new arrivals joined the 136 Challis wild horses from the 2012 roundup who are already with the preserve. What […]

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Adopt a Mustang and the Government will pay you $1,000

Wild horses

While the population of wild horses and burros in the American West has exceeded 82,000 equines, adoptions are down. To encourage more people to adopt, the Bureau of Land Management is offering people a $1,000 incentive to adopt, hoping that this will address overpopulation and keep horses from starving. It’s a nice idea. But . […]

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Finally, a workable solution for wild horses: contraception

A contraceptive vaccine will now be used to control the herd size of wild horses and burros in the American west. Why did it take so long for this to become policy? It makes so much more sense than rounding up tens of thousands of wild horses, causing some severe harm, and ending up with […]

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Imagine Adopting 30,000-plus horses

That’s what Madelaine Pickens, wife of billionaire T. Rowe Pickens has proposed to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Currently there are about 30,000 wild horses and burros currently in holding pens operated by the BLM. Due to financial constraints, the BLM was considering euthanizing more than 2,000 of the horses held and selling “without […]

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