Monday, March 17, 2014
Nevada Governor must rescue Nevada Mustangs
TRAP - CASTRATE - DESTROY
The Virginia Range wild horses fall
under the control of the Nevada Department of Agriculture. State laws
designate them “stray livestock” no matter how many generations they’ve roamed the sagebrush hills of the Silver State.
they can be and are taken to livestock auctions where they are sold by the pound to kill buyers.
Wild horse advocates worldwide
asked Nevada Governor Bryan Sandoval to halt the “trap – castrate – destroy” cycle.
2013: private-public partnership is created to cut NDA costs and save mustangs.
January 2014: ,ASPCA’s Kevin O'Neill and
wild horse advocates meet with NDA to express concern at the Department's failure to implement agreement. Advocates are told action is pending.
February: wild horse trapping continues
: silence from the governor’s office as NDA reverts to “trap – castrate –
Today: Email, Phone, Fax the Governor and tell him to act on this win-win way to humanely manage the Virginia Range horses
ON THE RANGE through the proposed private-public partnership.
CARSON CITY - Phone: (775) 684-5670 - Fax: (775) fax: (775) 684-5683
LAS VEGAS - Phone: (702) 486-2500 - Fax: (702) 486-2505
| Virginia Range filly photographed by Cat Kindsfather|
Labels: Governor Brian Sandoval, kill buyers, slaughter auction, Virginia Range wild horses
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