Groups say wild horse protections inadequate

2021-07-28

The Bureau of Land Management will require a veterinarian's certification on applications for adopting wild mustangs and burros as a condition of eligibility for a $1,000 incentive, require inspection within six months of adoption and will post more warning notices at livestock sale facilities. The measures are meant to prevent the illegal resale of wild horses for slaughter, but some advocacy groups say the rules don't go far enough to protect wild horses.

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