Ranchers Scapegoat Horses, Plan Roundups

Straight from the Horse's Heart

By Nicole Rivard as published in the North Country Gazette

“The situation of lacking forage started years ago with continual overuse of forage resources by livestock”

Adobe Town Herd running for their lives during 2010 roundup ~ photo by Carol Walker

Recently Equine Welfare Alliance, The Cloud Foundation and Wild Horse Freedom Federation released Bureau of Land Management livestock data for Beaver County and Iron County, Utah, showing that despite a chorus of demands from ranchers for the removal of wild horses from the over-grazed range; the data shows cows and sheep outnumber wild horses 10.6:1 in these areas.

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