NV: State reaches deal with wild horse advocates

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March 17, 2013
San Jose Mercury News    
Posted in News, PND News

"The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse. ... in at least three northern Nevada counties, the mustang's allies won't have to outbid slaughterhouse buyers at state-sponsored auctions, as they were forced to do this year when dozens of horses were offered for sale. Instead, the group that serves as the parent organization for the national American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign will have two business days to pay $100 per horse ..." [editor's note: Looks like the going rate is closer to $250. Why should taxpayers be required to subsidize the difference? - TLK] (03/16/13)


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