USA: Sept. 28 2010 Article from Maureen Harmonay: Silver King wild horse roundup claims its first victims

Here we go again.  It’s only three days into the controversial Silver King roundup, south of Ely, Nevada, and the BLM has already killed four perfectly healthy wild horses out of the 177 they’ve taken into custody.

Why were these horses “euthanized” (i.e., “shot”)?  According to the BLM’s report from the roundup:  “Three of the horses were blind in one eye from previous injuries.  The fourth horse suffered with a severe sway back.”
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The only chance of stopping or curtailing the BLM’s slash and burn campaign against our wild horses lies with the motion for a Temporary Restraining Order, filed by Laura Leigh of Grass Roots Horse, seeking an immediate halt to all roundups.  Their efforts deserve your support.

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  1. Karla

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