Friday, April 22, 2011

BLM Clears Utah Holding Facility with Deplorable Conditions BUT Says Most Horses Should Be Moved

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

April 22, 2011 by admin ·

Officials from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have “exonerated” a short-term holding facility accused of inhumane conditions. Yet,  the agency’s recommendation that most of the horses be moved to new facilities confirms confirms The Cloud Foundation‘s allegation, as documented in a video released by the group this month, that recently-captured wild horses at the Salt Lake Regional Wild Horse and Burro Center were forced to live in knee-deep mud, feces and urine in conditions that were both unacceptable and inhumane.
Read article from the Salt Lake Tribune online or below. A separate Associated Press article, also below, indicates that the BLM has designated a team to oversee this facility and the transfer of horses to other BLM holding pens.   Read MORE...

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