Archives for November 2008

Advocates determined to keep horses roaming OBX

“Two things you need to know is that you don’t mess with Corova and you don’t mess with horses.”

Corolla’s wild horses are a tremendous revenue generator for tourism in Currituck, but an airtight horse management plan signed in 1997 by the Wild Horse Fund and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, threatens the herd’s survival, McCalpin says.

Retirement Ranch Planned for Wild Horses

Madeleine Pickens, wife of Texas billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens, said Tuesday that she plans to build a refuge for America’s wild horses, potentially saving thousands of them from slaughter.

High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Casey Giron and Josh Jacob are designing a sensor system that can better detect the location of wild horses so they can be more easily trapped and relocated.

Horse Whispering

Bob Browning, an 82-year-old Farmington man with a soothing voice and gentle hands, quietly teaches wild mustangs about the human race, to the benefit of both.

Sheryl Crow Joins in Wild Horse Fight

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is not a celebrity-come-lately to the wild horse debate. She owns horses, including an adopted wild mustang, and has campaigned for the protection of the herds for years.

Crow has lent her support to the Cloud Foundation, a Colorado-based organization dedicated to preserving wild horses on the range and to finding homes for those already in captivity.

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