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Slaughter of thousands of American wild horses

Published by Sonoran News on Apr 11, 2019

April 8, 2019

Washington, DC – The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) harshly criticized the Trump Administration for again ignoring the will of 80% of Americans by pressing for permission from Congress to kill tens of thousands of federally-protected wild horses.

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Nevada enters agreement with AWHC for fertility control of Virginia Range horse population

Published by Jeff Munson, Carson NOW on Apr 11, 2019

April 9, 2019

As a first step in comprehensive management of the Virginia Range feral, estray horse population, the Nevada Department of Agriculture and the American Wild Horse Campaign signed a non-exclusive agreement Tuesday for fertility control.

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NDA Signs Agreement for Fertility Control of Virginia Range Horses

Published by 2 News on Apr 11, 2019

April 9, 2019

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) said they and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) signed a non-exclusive agreement for fertility control for the Virginia Range feral/estray horse population on Tuesday.

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Nevada resumes fertility control for free-roaming horses

Published by Associated Press, The Sacramento Bee on Apr 11, 2019

April 9, 2019

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Group protests mass removal of Utah's wild horses

Published by Simone Francis, ABC 4 on Apr 10, 2019

April 5, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Hundreds of horse advocates galloped from all over the country to the Bureau of Land Management state office in Salt Lake City Friday.

They saddled up to protest the mass removal of the Onaqui wild horses.

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Activists rally to protect wild Onaqui horse herd

Published by Lexie Johnson, Fox 13 Salt Lake City on Apr 10, 2019

April 5, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY – People from all over the country rallied in front on the Bureau of Land Management building Thursday morning to save the Onaqui wild horse herd.

The Onaqui wild horses are some of the most photographed horses in the country.

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'Let them be wild and free': Group protests planned roundup of wild Onaqui horses

Published by KSL on Apr 10, 2019

April 6, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is home to the Onaqui wild horses, a herd of almost 600 that roams on public land outside Tooele. The herd attracts photographers from around the world, according to horse photographer Rob Hammer.

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Ag Dept. and Horse Campaign sign deal for horse birth control

Published by KOLO TV on Apr 10, 2019

April 9, 2019

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A Record Population 'Boom' Of Wild Horses Raises Hackles Among Ranchers, Advocates

Published by Nate Hegyi, NPR Utah on Apr 10, 2019

April 9, 2019

TOOELE – From behind the wheel of a gray Jeep Wrangler, Rob Hammer scans a high-desert landscape in search of an elusive American icon.

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Want to Adopt a Wild Horse? The Government Will Pay You $1,000

Published by Christine Hauser, New York Times on Mar 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

It is like an online matchmaking service. Horse lovers who want to adopt a wild mustang from the western United States can browse dozens of headshots.

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BLM offers cash to adopt wild horses and burros

Published by Terri Russell, KOLO TV on Mar 22, 2019

March 20, 2019

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