First wild horses sold under new law
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) last Tuesday announced the sale of
200 wild mares to a Wyoming company, the first transaction under new
sale authority for wild horses and burros.
The new law, which was formally implemented this past December 2004,
directs BLM to offer for sale those wild horses and burros that are more
than 10 years old or have been unsuccessfully offered up for adoption at
least three times. The agency estimates that about 8,400 animals are
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