USA: September 9, 2010 Horsebackonline

Grass Roots Horse Issues Update on Lawsuit – Contributions Welcome, They Say

EMP. (GRH) – The lawsuit regarding the July Tuscarora wild horse roundups and First Amendment Rights had some initial victories that I am not sure many people are aware of.  I also wanted to give an update on the action still pending on this lawsuit.

As you know from reading the filings which are available on www. grassrootshorse.com, the lawsuit sought to have the Tuscarora roundup postponed until after peak foaling season. This would be in accordance with BLM’s own policy on what they consider foaling season, which was outlined in their newly updated WH&B Program Handbook. We just have to look back to previous wild horse roundups and remember especially the immense suffering of the young foals and the heavily pregnant mares.
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