Helicopter roundups are hugely expensive an inhumane, and because they don’t stabilize the population, they have to be done again and again
The long-term goal is to control the mustang population on the state’s four herd-management areas with fertility control. But it’s a painstaking process.
In each instance, thieves smashed car windows, stole purses and drove to a nearby Walmart to buy prepaid gift cards
In “The Sand Pounders,” a novel set on the Oregon coast, author M.J. Evans combines her love of horses with the drama of a nation headed to war.
The horsemeat industry is inhumane to horses, and potentially dangerous for people.
Manzanola Feeds warns that certain batches of alfalfa cubes may contain bacteria that cause botulism, a fatal paralytic disease
Story by Olivia Prentzel and Photography by Hugh Carey, The Colorado Sun SILVERTON — On a freezing day in late February, a racer clicks into his skis along Notorious Blair Street, ready to race. He tightly grips a cotton rope that’s tethered to a cowboy’s saddle, anticipating a sharp jolt before the horse sets off […]
By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — The U.S. government plans to capture more wild horses on federal lands this year than ever before, drawing sharp criticism from mustang advocates who hoped the Biden administration would curtail widespread gathers of thousands of horses annually across the American West. Bureau of Land Management Director […]
DOLORES – While many were ringing in the New Year, a team of volunteers in Dolores and Montezuma counties were engaged in an eight-day effort to save horses abandoned in the backcountry of southwest Colorado. The Dolores County Sheriff’s office received a call Jan. 1 from a remote subdivision near Groundhog Reservoir reporting that six […]
By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on federal land managers to conduct an investigation to determine how many of the wild horses captured on public lands in the U.S. West end up at slaughterhouses. The California Democrat also wants the federal Bureau of Land Management to reevaluate […]