wild horses http://kuer.org en Conflict Over Mustangs in Southern Utah http://kuer.org/post/conflict-over-mustangs-southern-utah <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Governor Gary Herbert says the state might be able to do a better job of managing wild horses on Utah’s public rangeland than federal authorities do.&nbsp; And both wild horse advocates and local officials in southern Utah say the Bureau of Land Management needs to be doing more.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are differing estimates of the number of mustangs living on public rangeland in southwestern Utah.&nbsp; Local officials say there might be as many as 2000 in an area that can only sustain only about half that.</span></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 19:49:01 +0000 Dan Bammes 45697 at http://kuer.org Conflict Over Mustangs in Southern Utah More Wild Horses Will Stay on the Range http://kuer.org/post/more-wild-horses-will-stay-range <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>More wild horses will be left on the range as the government runs out of places to put them.&nbsp; Here in Utah, there are no plans to remove horses from public land this year. &nbsp;</p><p>It’s not unusual for Utah to go several years without removing wild horses from public rangeland, though it’s not uncommon to see mustangs from Nevada and other states brought here for adoption.&nbsp; Lisa Reid with the Bureau of Land Management says there are actually more mustangs in government holding facilities than there left on the range.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 19:19:22 +0000 Dan Bammes 32795 at http://kuer.org More Wild Horses Will Stay on the Range