As I have said previously, the wild horses of America’s eleven western states are caught in a battle of competing interests for the land on which they live, chief among those competitors, according to horse advocates, being cattle and sheep ranchers and their agents. And why is this? According to the ranchers, even with 160 million acres (the BLM actually administers 256M acres, but only 160M are allocated for grazing) to divvy up between them and the wild horse herds, this country just ain’t big enough for the two of us.
There are some excellent, informative articles that address this tug-of-war …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green