* State listens to horse owners, drops plans to limit trail access
12-05-2013 12:00 AM
From: Concord Monitor
Horse owners upset with the state’s proposed changes to trail riding on state land got some good news yesterday. State park officials have dropped plans to limit horses to trails wider than 8 feet after receiving objections from dozens of horse owners.
* BLM to Begin Massive Wyoming Wild Horse Roundup to Appease Ranchers
11-21-2013 12:00 AM
From: Wild Horse Preservaton
Rock Springs, WY (November 21, 2013) . . . Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition of more than 50 organizations, blasted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for continuing business as usual with the massive removal of wild horses in Wyoming, scheduled to begin as early as today in the 1.6 million acre Adobe Town Salt Wells Herd Management Area (HMA) Complex in southern part of the state.
* Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse
11-18-2013 12:00 AM
From: Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- The cruel practice of "soring" championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands to the wounds in order to create an artificially high-stepping gait came under heightened scrutiny this week in Congress.
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