Thus, the choice of terms can be politically loaded. A boundary fence had been constructed between BLM and Forest Service land in the s, which significantly affected feral horse distribution in the Pryor Mountains and restricted the horses to rangeland south, east, and west of the Custer National Forest.
Led by Velma Bronn Johnston —better known as "Wild Horse Annie," a secretary at an insurance firm in RenoNevada— animal welfare and horse advocates lobbied for passage of a federal law to prevent this kind of hunting.
However, once they are familiar with an individual, they can exhibit a strong social bond with that individual. A feral horse is a free-roaming, untamed horse that is descended from domesticated ancestors.
Nonetheless, both agencies responded to political pressure to act, and they began to remove hundreds of thousands of feral horses from federal property. Inequine geneticist Dr. New MexicoU.
However, in Mountain States Legal Foundation v. Under BLM policy, ranchers could release a branded mare into a herd and then, the following year, round up the band the mare ran with for slaughter or sale. But the committee discovered that this study had not been conducted in the Pryor Mountains but at another location.
BLM was accused of allowing too many adoptions so as to deplete feral horse populations on federal land. All horses that were once native to North America died out between 13, and 9, years ago. Ranchers wanted the feral horses removed because they were grazing on land ranchers wanted to use for their own livestock.
Eisenhower signed into law the Hunting Wild Horses and Burros on Public Lands Act Public Lawalso known as the "Wild Horse Annie Act"which banned the hunting of feral horses on federal land from aircraft or motorized vehicles.
The GAO concluded that the BLM had little scientific basis for deciding what the range-carrying capacity was or how many horses should be removed to attain ecological equilibrium or restoration.
There were, however, strong disagreements over the nature of the horses. This created the limited forage conditions found on the range today.
In general, BLM initially focused on how many horses the range could support and in maintaining conformity to the Pryor Mountains standard. Many private individuals were also accused of "adopting" horses only to sell them later for slaughter as pet food.Hope Ryden has written four nonfiction books on wild horses, and her articles and photographs on the subject have appeared in National Geographic and other publications.
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