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A STACKED PANEL FOR WILD HORSES?

By Bob Silbernagel

Advocates for wild horses now claim the BLM has stacked a public advisory panel for dealing with the horses with ranchers and their friends, and that moving toward slaughtering excess horses.

The slaughter claim is a bit hard to believe, given the current laws and that outcry that would occur if wild horses were sent to kill plants. But wild horse management — and the conflicting demands it receives from different sides, not to mention the lawsuits — is one of the most intractable problems the BLM faces.

To read more from the Associated Press in the Las Vegas Review Journal, click This photo is from the BLM's wild horse website.

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