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Opposition Grows to Salazar's Wild Horse Plan

Animals  (tags: wild Horses, relocate, advocates )

- 3366 days ago -
Dozens of wild horse advocates plan to go before a federal advisory panel here on Monday to try to persuade public land managers to change their plan to relocate thousands of free-roaming mustangs from the West to preserves elsewhere


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Glenda J (158)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 1:34 pm
Lets all Hope that the Wild Horse Advocates plan can be and will be turned 100% around by saving these Wild Gigantic Beauties for there home is where they all belong in the beginning..we have played the card of troops way to long and having to place all negative obstacles in front of our decisions each's time to loosen the load for these Horse and Burros.

Debra L (34)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 2:01 pm
I certainly hope they kill them all and they become extinct. Especially after they were a big part of the Native American lifestyle. If they kill all these wild horses it would be almost as bad as killing the Native people's themselves. I know of a herd up here in and around the Warm Springs Indian reservation. I am happy to see that they were preserved their and running wild. I haven't heard yet to see if this heard was demolished or not. I certainly hope not.

jay way (11)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 4:06 pm
We had a Dictator in portugal called Salazar - - -

. (0)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 4:50 pm
save the horses

Jeanne M (84)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 6:09 pm
So they propose removing the horses so that cattle, sheep and farming can damage the range instead?
God, when will we learn that we do not own the earth, but share it with so many other beautiful creatures?
(Probably after we destroy them all, if our past record is anyhting to go by.)

Roseann d (178)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 6:56 pm
If they're so concerned about the damage to the range, they should remove the cattle. They do a helluva lot more damage than horses. And how about banning oil & gas development and development in general -- all damaging to the range. Funny, the horses have been there for hundreds of years...and the range always has been fine...UNTIL NOW?

Roseann d (178)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 6:57 pm
Lyin' scumbags!

BernadetteP P (72)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 7:08 pm
we save them

Chris K (1231)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 8:10 pm
noted - what can we do to get Interior to change their plan???

Rhonda Maness (580)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 8:20 pm
Thanks Terry

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 9:25 pm
Salazar made no commitment on ending the roundups, but he pledged efforts to have a horse advocate appointed to the national advisory board, which has been less than supportive of the cause in the past.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 9:26 pm
Thanks Terry....hugs

Debbie G (306)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 10:20 pm
Debra, I'm not sure I understand your comments, they seem contradictory within your words. Thanks, Terry. Just when I think Salazar is doing something at least half right, along he comes with something like this. It's disturbing.

suzanne o (43)
Saturday December 5, 2009, 11:48 pm
horses & wild horses are divine immortal beings - they are far superiour to any human saint . they are not allowed tob e killed or sold . if you harm them , obviously drought will result. & i also feel all the wild herds should be termed like american indian sacred reservations with knowledgeable indians living nearby to guide & protect the horses in paradise / habitats.
the people making these horrific killer decisions - are not compassionate or humane in any way, they are mentally unsound & need help themselves.

Arild Gone for now (174)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 12:58 am
Save the horses.

Alicia V (181)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 1:45 am
At the end seems a war between horses and cows, when it is really some greedy human with no sense except wanting money and destroying everything that naturally moves on Mother Earth. Can you imagine the horses state when those assh.. put them somewhere else? When they erase their home just because of a couple of greedy ones? Besides, how much space do they need these people. It seems to me they want it all, the space, the money, the torturing of cows, global warming and making us all very upset...and they don't care, well folks, let's concentrate today and connect with the Great Spirit so it won't happen. Please

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 4:05 am
Such beautiful creatures, Hugs to all the Wild horse advocates for everything you are doing. We all will be there in thought with you on Monday. Thank you Terry.

Charlene S (126)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 5:44 am
Salazar is a cattleman so what can we expect with this back ground. He needs to be replaced. We need to encourage Mary Landrieu (sp?) of Louisiana to go ahead with her plan to take the wild horse issue and those lands away from the BLM. I wrote her and told it was time for her to take action.

Kelly D (8)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 8:58 am
We just need to save ALL the horses!!!! They were here long before we were... we've infringed on their land, not the other way around!

Faith M (161)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 11:05 am
In one of the roundups where many horses were killed and died fron neglect and abuse at the hands of the BLM it was because gold had been discovered on Shoshone land. The BLM has through out history managed the land and resources right out of their natural peoples and animals hands and into the hands of big money and corporations using terrorist tactics. for those who do not know this story regarding the Dann Sisters,gold,BLM terrorism and the horses go here.
Near has I can tell The BLM has been in the back pockets of the mining industry and others for a very long time and are the direct cause of much of the Native American suffering and breaking of treaties. THEY are Terrorist and should be held accountable for there terrorism tactics and called out about it along with their animal abuse ways. In my way of looking at the world this is all this is. Those mining companies should be held accountable as well for the destruction of the lands and animal abuse that the BLM let them do.This is not just about saving horses and their right to be there .this is about greed and terrorism from the people in charge of the BLM and their long history of policies that bring nothing but destruction and death.All the people in the BLM from what I can see need to be removed from office and jailed for their crimes.The BLM directly ignored a UN mandate regarding the Native Americans and their treaties and lands.

Phoenix Rising (33)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 12:13 pm
That hurts my heart.

Anna K (58)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 1:47 pm
Good, keep the opposition going! Noted.

Jason Green (235)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 2:07 pm
good but sad article

Eve m (11)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 3:46 pm
here's a petition you can add your voice to on this subject! (hope this isn't rude, lone!) let's see if we can get more signatures, and maybe start a more direct petition in the meantime?

thanks for sharing this article!

Eve m (11)
Sunday December 6, 2009, 4:16 pm
ok! i started one...

please sign! again, hope this isn't obnoxious!

mary f (200)
Monday December 7, 2009, 1:53 am
save the horses will sign the petions

Electra Cy (1005)
Monday December 7, 2009, 2:48 pm

This seems to be a "Personal" Agenda if you ask me.
Salazar and his family own Ranches in Southern Colorado. The Ranchers have been complaining for years about the Wild Mustangs. They want their Livestock, and nothing else.
This is sad that he would do this.

Thanks Terri.
HUGZ Electra

La Loba L (49)
Tuesday December 8, 2009, 5:36 pm
Thanks for keeping this in the eyes of all here on Care2, Terry. Thanks also to anyone who's put up a petition regarding keeping the wild ones where *they* want to be. To see wild animals living in peace with nature is a true blessing.
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