USA: Oct 12, 2010 – Straight from the Horse’s Heart: Nevada Struggles with Finding Equine Friendly Leaders

Guest OpEd by Arlene Gawne

Election D-Day is Coming and Few Choices in Nevada

In Nevada, in just a few weeks’ time, we citizens have to choose between two Senatorial candidates – incumbent Senator Harry Reid or his challenger, Sharron Angle. Now if you are a wild horse advocate that is a rotten choice! Why you may ask? Let’s begin with Mrs. Angle. When I personally spoke to Sharron Angle months ago about the terrible demise of the wild herds in our state and the loss of potential eco-tourism jobs, she clenched her fists and said for the sake of full disclosure, her husband had worked for the BLM  in Tonopah for many decades and that those horses were starving on that range, and it was a good thing that the BLM pulled them off. And if I wanted to see wild horses in good condition I should go to the Palomino adoption facility near Reno NV  and see how much better off they were there. Well I have heard quite a few negative things about that facility and its’ care of wild horses, but Mrs. Angle closed the discussion by walking off, angry it seemed.
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One thought on “USA: Oct 12, 2010 – Straight from the Horse’s Heart: Nevada Struggles with Finding Equine Friendly Leaders

  1. Donna Hawkins

    Hey!!!! Harry had his chance! Twenty something years!!!!! Its time for a real Change & Hope! We need more people like Madeleine Pickens she’s a true blessing for Nevada!

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