Critics Maintain Utah Mustang Meeting A 'Slaughter Summit'Federal scientists and mostly rural interests are gathering at a wild horse conference in Utah that mustang-protection advocates maintain is a thinly veiled effort to promote increased roundups and eventual slaughter of tens of thousands of animals from California to Colorado without public input.
Wild Horses Could Be Sold For Slaughter In Trump Budget PlanPresident Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the U.S. West without the requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter.
Federal Court Deals Another Setback To Ranchers In WyomingA federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the law when it removed more than 1,200 wild horses from southwest Wyoming in 2014.
Appeals Court: Roundup Not Required For Overpopulated HorsesA federal appeals court has ruled against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild horses from overpopulated herds.
BLM Committed To Healthy Wild Horses, Will Not EuthanizeThere are approximately 70,000 wild horses and burros on public lands in the West and there's been a controversy about how to deal with them.
BLM's Wild Horse Program Under New Scrutiny Due To Slaughterhouse SalesA multi-year, federal investigation into claims wild horses captured in Colorado were auctioned to a man who then resold them to be sent to slaughter houses in Mexico is again renewing calls for reform in to the Bureau of Land Management program.
Wild Horses Roundup Divides Ranchers In Northwest ColoradoThe roundup of wild horses in northwest Colorado has divided ranchers in the rural area of the state.
133 Horses Gathered In Northwest Colorado RoundupMore than 100 horses have been gathered as part of a roundup in northwest Colorado's West Douglas Herd Area.
Colorado Group Claims BLM Trying To Breed Special Mustangs In OregonWild horse advocates are challenging U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans this summer to round up the famous Kiger and Riddle Mountain mustang herds in eastern Oregon.
Investigation Focuses On Wild Horse BuyerOfficials in Southern Colorado are now investigating a wild horse buyer who has allegedly confessed to shipping hundreds of federally protected horses out of state, possibly for slaughter.
New BLM Rules Restrict Sales Of Wild HorsesSales 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.
Ken Salazar: Wild Horse Sales To Be ScrutinizedInterior Secretary Ken Salazar is restricting the number of wild horses people can buy from the federal government and promises to prosecute those who sell mustangs for slaughter.