The lawsuit filed by The Cloud Foundation and others is over. The hearing set for 09/28/18 did not happen. The horses are safe for now. Refer to this report, posted today in the Casper Star Tribune. The court blocked the roundup, which would have been effected by bait traps, because it would cause permanent damage to the genetic lines of the herd.
A man described as the ‘Hurricane Cowboy’ has been working with others to save horses and burros from floodwaters in South Carolina. See this syndicated report posted today by KPLR-11, a FOX affiliate in St. Louis, MO.
The BLM has re-opened a request for nominations to certain Resource Advisory Councils that provide recommendations to the agency on the use of public lands, according to a notice that appeared today in the Federal Register.
The RACs must represent the various interests associated with the management of those lands, which may include HMAs. Membership falls into three categories.
Holders of federal grazing permits are in Category One and wild horse and burro organizations are in Category Two.
The priority/weight/rank of each category was not explained in the announcement.
BLM State Offices should issue news releases in the next few days providing additional information for submitting nominations, with specifics about the number and categories of positions available for the RACs in each state.
At Hidden Valley Regional Park, east of Reno. H/T Dr. Jennifer Jewell, PhD.
Refer to the story posted today in the Arizona Daily Sun about pack horses on the Havasupai Indian Reservation near Grand Canyon National Park. Witnessess have reported seeing a downed horse kicked in the face to get him back on his feet and other horses whipped or forcefully yanked to keep them on the trail.
How bad are things in the Catholic Church? This interview gives you an idea of how thoroughly it has been infiltrated by liberals, modernists and progressives, whose goal is to scandalize the faithful and the faithless, driving them into hell for eternity.
Content Warning. H/T Michael Voris and the folks at Church Militant.
The youngster at 5:12, not old enough to survive solely on forage, wonders ‘How am I supposed to get a drink when we’re out here?’ H/T Mark Formo.
The horse on the right suggests the water level in the tank is very low.
Is the BLM trying to nullify the WHB Act? Refer to the guest commentary that appeared today in The Denver Post. Why? Who benefits?
Emergency gather avoided on Sand Wash Basin HMA. Another fine example of wild horse advocacy. H/T HighStakesRanch.
Fundraiser set for 11/11/18, help them if you can. Save a Mustang Save a Vet.
On Theodore Roosevelt National Park. H/T Dean and Emilie Travel Blog.
No, it’s not Tommy Dorsey’s birthday. Just a large group wild horses searching for some shade before the afternoon heat kicks in.
BLM announced yesterday that 50 wild horses and burros would be offered for direct purchase to good homes at the Bell County Expo Center October 12 – 13. Gentling demonstrations will occur both days. Refer to this news release for details.
The event was made possible by a BLM rule change on 05/24/18. If you could find it in your heart to buy 10, 15, or maybe 25 horses, you would be doing the BLM—and the public-lands ranchers—a huge favor.
The more captured horses they can unload, the more wild horses they can remove from the range, to be replaced with cattle and sheep—on lands set aside for the horses.
And don’t forget, the Mexican border is only 300 miles away.
Wild horses grazing on the Virginia Range, just after sundown on 09/21/18. Staying in one spot and chewing it down to bare dirt is not their style.
Stock tanks have been received very well by the horses. One of them is now on float control, which means it should always stay full.
Personnel with the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group rescued a gelding in the Tonto National Forest, according to a news release posted today on their web site.
They will make sure he ends up in a good home, along with another gelding rescued earlier in the same area.