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Federal Court Dismisses Wyoming Welfare Rancher’s Anti-Wild Horse Lawsuit

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Source: Multiple

“We are pleased that the Court declined to allow this blatant attempt by the State to scapegoat the small number of wild horses that remain in Wyoming to benefit ranchers.”

Destruction of Wyoming's Adobe Town herd by the BLM ~ photo by Carol Walker of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Destruction of Wyoming’s Adobe Town herd by the BLM ~ photo by Carol Walker of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

On Tuesday (4/21/15) The U.S. District Court in Wyoming dismissed a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of wild horses from public lands across the state. Earlier this year, the Court granted intervenor status to the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, and wild horse photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl. Intervenors promptly filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit against the BLM.

The Court stated in its decision that “the Court agrees with BLM and Intervenors. At this time there is…

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2 Responses to “Federal Court Dismisses Wyoming Welfare Rancher’s Anti-Wild Horse Lawsuit”

  1. Jenn Prime

    Thank you for putting the spotlight on this dreadful problem. We saw something similar in Nevada, where healthy wild horses were run down in the heat of summer and put in crowded pens where before long they were starving, thirsty and diseased. All of this done on OUR public lands in the name of big ranchers. It is a travesty to see the destruction of this iconic symbol of the American West. Keep the faith.

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