Category: Animal Cruelty
The Bureau of Land Management planned the research on the heels of a population estimate that shows about 67,000 wild horses and burros roaming public lands in 10 Western states. The agency said that’s more than double what it considers healthy for the animals and the rangeland.
The wild horse program is through by many to be the worst program in the federal government. Bad for the horses, bad for the range, bad for the taxpayers.
Last year a group of mostly western senators and members of Congress asked the BLM to outline different scenarios for bringing wild-horse numbers under control. Bluntly, none looks sustainable.
“In a particularly nasty turn of events, Druck hired an assassin named Tommy “The Sandman” Burns to kill his daughter’s horse, Henry the Hawk, for the insurance money.”