HORSES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HORSES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: If locals round up wild horses on public land, aren’t they horse thieves? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792390-82/horses-thieves-county-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792390-82/horses-thieves-county-horse.html.csp">Letter: If locals round up wild horses on public land, aren’t they horse thieves?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T18:18:02.056-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Iron County to feds: Remove wild horses or we will,” Tribune, April 3: Does Iron County not understand that what’s inside county lines does not necessarily come, or ever has come, under their, or state, jurisdiction? If the county commissioners pursue this idea and round up horses that belong to the federal government, aren’t those who authorize such a roundup horse thieves, and are not the volunteers who actually do the crime horse thieves, as well? Do we still hang horse thieves? Will all...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792390@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:18:02 MDT Iron County, feds work together to corral horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803783-78/horses-county-wild-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57803783-78/horses-county-wild-blm.html.csp">Iron County, feds work together to corral horses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:51:02.4-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After weeks of tension over how to handle the overpopulation of horses on drought-stricken range, Iron County and Bureau of Land Management officials began working together Thursday to corral some of them. David Miller, chairman of the Iron County Commission, said Thursday that, so far, one corral had been built on private land in hopes of attracting feral and stray horses to a water source within the fencing. He said officials plan to build at least one or two more corrals in coming days. He sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803783@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:51:02 MDT ‘Feral’ horse roundup is on in Iron County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792516-78/horses-wild-blm-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792516-78/horses-wild-blm-county.html.csp">‘Feral’ horse roundup is on in Iron County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T21:41:19.63-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Iron County officials and ranchers will start rounding up and moving horses Thursday from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) range in southwestern Utah. Horses sent to the corrals, however, will not be of the wild variety. “Rather than putting ourselves in a position to end up getting injunctions and lawsuits, we are going to stay in the clear and start by gathering horses on private land,” said David Miller, chair of the Iron County Commission, on Tuesday. “We will focus on astray and feral horses...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792516@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:41:19 MDT Editorial: ‘Public’ land is not open for just anything http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791142-82/blm-cattle-public-bundy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791142-82/blm-cattle-public-bundy.html.csp">Editorial: ‘Public’ land is not open for just anything</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T10:04:47.594-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The whole concept of “public land” can be easily misunderstood. Especially if it is in the personal financial interest of someone to misunderstand it. The vast expanses of land throughout the West owned by the United States of America are, in a very important sense, public. That is, they are owned by all the people of the United States and managed, for better or worse, by our federal government. But just because something is public doesn’t give all, or any, members of the public the right to wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791142@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:04:47 MDT Trib Talk: Wild horse roundup – Iron County vs. federal law? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57787748-231/com-comments-county-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57787748-231/com-comments-county-horse.html.csp">Trib Talk: Wild horse roundup – Iron County vs. federal law?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T14:24:47.591-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Does the wild horse population in Iron County need to be controlled? By law, can the herd be reduced? County officials want to round up some of the horses this week and put them up for adoption, but opponents say such action would violate federal law. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Suzanne Roy of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Tribune outdoor editor Brett Prettyman and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the proposed roundup and balancing the grazing needs of wild horses...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787748@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:24:47 MDT Amid criticism, Iron County, BLM plan wild horse roundup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786997-78/horses-wild-blm-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57786997-78/horses-wild-blm-county.html.csp">Amid criticism, Iron County, BLM plan wild horse roundup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T22:09:44.413-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Opponents of an emergency wild horse roundup proposed by Iron County commissioners say the wrong animals are being targeted for reduction in the drought-stricken lands of western Utah. The county plan “is retaliation for the Bureau of Land Management saying they needed to reduce grazing levels,” said Suzanne Roy, director of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign. “They are scapegoating, once again, wild horses for the problems created by the large number of livestock grazing on our publi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786997@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:09:44 MDT Tension growing between ranchers, mustang backers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779907-68/horses-nevada-bundy-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779907-68/horses-nevada-bundy-federal.html.csp">Tension growing between ranchers, mustang backers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:55:01.871-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • Tensions bubbled over on the range in a turf battle that has been simmering for decades over one of the icons of the American West and scant forage on arid, high desert lands from Nevada to Wyoming. With the presence of wild horses continuing to pit animal advocates against ranchers, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which is caught in the middle, on Saturday began seizing hundreds of cattle from a longtime rancher that it says are trespassing on public land in southern Nevada. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577799072014-04-05T22:55:01.871-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T22:55:01.871-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779907@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:55:01 MDT Iron County, BLM working on wild horse deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774628-78/horses-blm-wild-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774628-78/horses-blm-wild-county.html.csp">Iron County, BLM working on wild horse deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T21:50:46.522-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Negotiations are on in the brewing battle over wild horses in southwestern Utah, but so is the threat of a drought-inspired emergency roundup. Iron County leaders reported Friday that the Bureau of Land Management has responded to their ultimatum to reduce the overpopulation of wild horses in the area, but they are still considering corralling the animals themselves. “The state BLM director said he received communications from the Washington office that, based on the direction Iron County is t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774628@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:50:46 MDT