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Photo Gallery: 4/20 At Civic Center Park

Wild Horses

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Investigation Focuses On Wild Horse Buyer

Officials 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.

05/10/2013

Two wild horses walk through a field July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New BLM Rules Restrict Sales Of Wild Horses

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.

01/04/2013

A wild horse on the Western Slope (credit: CBS)

Ken Salazar: Wild Horse Sales To Be Scrutinized

Interior 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.

12/11/2012

A wild horse on the Western Slope (credit: CBS)

BLM Begins Gathering Wild Horses On Western Slope

The Bureau of Land Management started rounding up wild horses on the far reaches of the Western Slope on Sunday.

07/15/2012

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BLM To Start Rounding Up Wild Horses

The Bureau of Land Management will start rounding up wild horses from a hotly-debated herd area on the far reaches of the Western Slope.

07/13/2012

A horse in the herd captured by a CBS4 camera (credit: CBS)

Court OKs Limited Horse Roundup In West Colorado

A federal court has ruled that the Bureau of Land Management can round up 40 to 50 horses south of Rangely that have been affected by the drought.

07/06/2012

A horse in the herd captured by a CBS4 camera (credit: CBS)

BLM Takes Extreme Measures To Help Wild Horse Herd

With drought conditions the worst in years, the Bureau of Land Management is having trouble taking care of a herd of wild horses in Western Colorado and part of the reason is because of a court case in Washington D.C.

07/03/2012