Does it matter how the American people feel about the Wild Horses? Step up and raise your voice- participate in putting an end to this any way you are able. Maybe it is time to Occupy BLM ! 🙂

Tuesday's Horse

by MARTIN GRIFFITH
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cross-posted from Las Vegas Review-Journal

RENO – (Sept. 2, 2012) — Federal officials have approved a management plan for the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Nevada that calls for the removal of all wild horses and burros from it within five years.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say the move is being made because the animals have a negative effect on habitat, and the refuge was created for pronghorn antelope and other native wildlife.

Horse advocates sharply criticize the refuge’s comprehensive conservation plan, which will guide its management over the next 15 years.

They say horses and burros lived in the area long before the refuge was created in 1931.

Sheldon officials say an aerial survey in July showed the 575,000-acre refuge along the Oregon border is home to at least 2,508 antelope, 973 mustangs and 182 wild burros. Full report…

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Angel Farm is an equal opportunity rescue. By this I mean we rehab and maintain critters of every sort! This is accomplished by drawing on many years of experience and the advice and aid of veterinarians, zoologists, and other lovers of life. This blog has been created to address the serious problems we face on a world wide level involving the abuse, exploitation, and wholesale slaughter of our fellow creatures. While I diligently attempt to represent factual information, issues are often cloudy and I welcome comments and corrections that benefit us all. Read, enjoy ,and share and remember...BE KIND TO ALL AND GENTLE WITH YOURSELF

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