The eco-resort owned by Madeleine Pickens in eastern Nevada will reopen on June 1, according to a story published today by The Telegram, a British news outlet.
The BLM grazing allotment attached to the Spruce Ranch, which she owns, was the site of a wild horse shooting last year. Like the Heber wild horse shootings, no arrests have been made in the case.
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It’s nice that they can do this but the goal of wild horse preservation must be to keep them on their home range—public lands in the western U.S. Special thanks to C&F LTD Worldwide for the video.
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Inmate-trained horses will be offered for adoption June 8 at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City, according to a BLM news release posted today.
Viewing begins at 9 AM with the auction following at 10 AM. Bids start at $150.
At the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds on 05/17/19 with Shelyn Valk.
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Audio on the PA system was from a clinic in an adjacent arena and not related to this video. Filmed 05-10-19 at the Western States Horse Expo in Rancho Murieta, CA
Meanwhile, back on the range, privately owned livestock graze peacefully on land that belongs to these horses.
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The rescue that took in over 70 wild horses from a sanctuary near Placitas, NM that was forced to close has lost its special use permit and must relocate. Refer to this report by KRQE News of Albequerque. Includes video.
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The change in venue was well received by those attending the event according to a story by KCRA News in Sacramento. Organizers of the show, one of the nation’s largest, say it will be held at the new location in the future.
RELATED: Western States Horse Expo Starts Next Week.