The owner of a restaurant in Belgium that has been serving horse meat for more than 160 years said Wyoming horses would be great on a menu because they’re free-range and eat natural grasses. The Wyoming Legislature is considering a bill asking Congress to allow some wild mustangs to be rounded up for slaughter.
To get a handle on growing herds of wild mustangs in Wyoming and the American West, a resolution being considered by the Legislature says Congress should re-open American horse slaughterhouses so the meat can be shipped to places where people eat it.
A wild Wyoming mustang born into the Green Mountain herd near Wind River has become an ambassador for wild horses everywhere. Samson was just inducted in the Extreme Cowboy Association Hall of Fame.
A horse advocacy group said Wyoming’s wild horses shouldn’t be seen as invasive. The problem, she said, are cattle which are more damaging to the land. Ranchers disagree.
Gomez, a wild mustang born into the Salt Wells Creek herd near Green River nine years ago, is now a police officer In the New York City Police Department’s mounted unit.
Wyoming’s wild – or feral – horse population remains essentially uncontrolled, some legislators said. Meanwhile, the state’s Native American tribes could set an example in horse management, a wildlife advocate said Tuesday.
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A wild horse advocate says she doesn’t believe the Bureau of Land Management’s excuse that they are not allowing horse adoptions in Wheatland because of an equine disease known as “strangles.”
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A Bureau of Land Management review of its Wheatland wild horse facility found several policy violations and at least one national animal rights group is outraged.
More horses at a Wheatland facility have died of a contagious equine disease commonly known as “strangles,” the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management announced Wednesday.
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The wild horse facility in Wheatland is still closed to the public due to a number of the horses being infected with a viral infection known as “strangles” and a horse advocacy group is calling on the BLM to rethink its housing methods.
A wild horse advocacy group is calling for the stop for roundups in Wyoming after a number of horses in Wheatland caught a disease known as the “strangles.”
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The wild horse round-up that took place near Rock Springs over the last few months concluded this week, and a U.S. Bureau of Land Management spokesman called the gather an “overwhelming success.”
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Four horses died Thursday during the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse roundup near Rock Springs, according to the bureau’s latest data.
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More than 70,000 people have signed a petition to stop the wild horse roundup in Wyoming, and it was delivered to Congress this week.
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Two wild mustang mares died on Sunday after breaking their necks by crashing into panels while being chased by a helicopter.
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Wyoming photographer Tony Douzenis has captured the battles and the softer sides of stallions in the wild horse herds east of Cody.