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7/8/2008 12:02:04 AM
cut down on cattle ranches and people go vegetarian
7/7/2008 11:48:34 PM
7/7/2008 11:33:23 PM
7/7/2008 11:04:10 PM
7/7/2008 10:26:23 PM
for controlling wild herds , castration of some. relocate herds, drop hay,
7/7/2008 10:05:46 PM
7/7/2008 10:05:15 PM
GIVE THEM TO PEOPLE THAT DO NOT HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY FOR ONE
7/7/2008 9:44:24 PM
7/7/2008 8:33:23 PM
lighten the restrictions of adoption of wild horses.
7/7/2008 8:32:31 PM
can't even save all domestics these days
7/7/2008 8:05:05 PM
Remove the cattle
7/7/2008 8:01:50 PM
Geld the stallions!
7/7/2008 7:39:00 PM
Reproductive control using sterilization, temporary for all, permanent for some
7/7/2008 7:24:51 PM
prevent pregnancies with birth control for mares.
7/7/2008 6:53:50 PM
7/7/2008 6:48:55 PM
Stop livestock grazing on federal lands, geld and release some stallions, use birth control on mares
7/7/2008 6:48:54 PM
ALOT MORE FREE LAND FOR THEM
7/7/2008 6:37:46 PM
A dollar from all horse feed sales should go to feed them
7/7/2008 6:08:19 PM
relocate to better location
7/7/2008 5:49:11 PM
sell to france to help with feed costs
7/7/2008 5:45:34 PM
more resonable adoption practices and fees, sterilization
7/7/2008 5:40:49 PM
Only the weak, deformed, & old and bad injuries, much like responsible horse owners.
7/7/2008 5:15:55 PM
Geldings, just like we control cat colonies - spay & neuter. Trap, gelding, rest a week then release
7/7/2008 4:49:31 PM
yes and no? what do we do? how bad is it for them to be overpopulated? will they starve?
7/7/2008 4:48:19 PM
hold an adoption auction
7/7/2008 4:43:33 PM
7/7/2008 4:27:26 PM
Capturing and gelding males and return to wild
7/7/2008 4:21:34 PM
donating horses to colleges in th US for there equine riding programs
7/7/2008 4:14:21 PM
Geld most stallions
7/7/2008 4:08:17 PM
RescueFarms; train for medical and mental rehab/treatment kids and adults
7/7/2008 4:00:27 PM
Take the majority of the colts off the range and geld & train them. Improve the breeding herd.
7/7/2008 3:54:24 PM
gelding most of the mature stallions in each herd
7/7/2008 3:50:29 PM
adoption, these horses are amazingly talented and diverse. they can be used for almost any disciplin
7/7/2008 3:45:34 PM
Castrating some stallions and spaying some mares to reduce herd sizes
7/7/2008 3:31:13 PM
7/7/2008 3:18:40 PM
geld some of the studs
7/7/2008 3:15:53 PM
Let them be
7/7/2008 3:15:36 PM
birth control would be more humane
7/7/2008 2:37:43 PM
Get them fixed? I wouldn't want to have to be the one to catch him or her.
7/7/2008 2:26:51 PM
Stallion castration Mare sterilization
7/7/2008 2:24:46 PM
Selective sterilization to control breeding but allow for a good genetic diversity
7/7/2008 2:14:26 PM
If we just let them run free, the population would likely take care of itself-survival of the fit
7/7/2008 2:07:12 PM
wild horse sterilization
7/7/2008 2:04:45 PM
Use tax dollars for wild horses on public lands instead of subsidizing cattle ranchers.
7/7/2008 1:32:19 PM
Revise existing adoption policy
7/7/2008 1:15:22 PM
regulate the cattle grazing, or no cattle grazing.
7/7/2008 1:11:31 PM
More use of Birth Control shots
7/7/2008 1:11:22 PM
boost adoption efforts, and selective steralization if additional controls are needed
7/7/2008 1:06:25 PM
7/7/2008 1:03:22 PM
Unless they can come up with some kind of feasible birth control.
7/7/2008 12:53:14 PM
contraceptives and improved adoption regulations
7/7/2008 12:38:40 PM
There really isn't any other solution. There are too many horses and not enough land and food.
7/7/2008 12:26:14 PM
geld and release more of the colts; restrict out of control building which reduces available land.
7/7/2008 12:06:25 PM
geld more of the colts; restrict out of control building which reduces available land.
7/7/2008 12:04:17 PM
Continue adoptions and leave many of these horses on the range, they are small in number
7/7/2008 11:31:39 AM
keep adapting out!
7/7/2008 10:40:06 AM
7/7/2008 10:15:32 AM
Stop leasing govt. grazing land cheaply to cattle ranchers & let the horses stay where they belong!
7/7/2008 10:01:59 AM
7/7/2008 9:34:28 AM
Easier adoption policies
7/7/2008 9:29:41 AM
7/7/2008 9:18:28 AM
better puplic awareness for adoption
7/7/2008 9:12:47 AM
Hold more auctions and sell younger horses, reducing the quantity that can reproduce.
7/7/2008 9:07:25 AM
If we are unable to do this on our aging horses, then BLM shouldn't be able to either.
7/7/2008 8:57:23 AM
Adoption, increased funding per tax return
7/7/2008 8:55:35 AM
Sterilization to limit reproduction
7/7/2008 4:51:34 AM
Catch, geld and release the males.
7/7/2008 3:09:33 AM
birth control methods if practical.
7/7/2008 2:53:12 AM
move the cattel off gov't lands, and leave the horses alone
7/7/2008 2:06:14 AM
humane slaughter for human oor animal consumption.
7/7/2008 2:04:42 AM
lessen the amount of Domestic livestock that is grazing the same land
7/7/2008 1:31:27 AM
Gelding most of the stallions may help,euthanizing is unexceptable when we have alternatives!!!
7/7/2008 12:20:58 AM
Maybe use available funds to geld the stallions for population control.
7/7/2008 12:20:02 AM
7/7/2008 12:12:11 AM
THERE ARE MILLIONS OF US WHO WOULD LIKE TO ADOPT BUT WE ARE NOT CLOSE ENOUGH TO THE CENTERS.
7/6/2008 11:26:29 PM
7/6/2008 11:22:44 PM
these animals have novalue, BRING BACK SLAUGHTER PLEASE, save the horse industry
7/6/2008 10:48:35 PM
Send them to other reserves in the US and other countrys
7/6/2008 10:29:50 PM
relocation to unpopulated mountainous region, They still exsist!
7/6/2008 10:04:09 PM
sterilazition of both mares and colts/stallions
7/6/2008 9:57:27 PM
Geld the stallions; birth control for the mares
7/6/2008 9:45:07 PM
rewark the tax code to allow mustangs to be deductable to the average horse lover.
7/6/2008 9:31:34 PM
Geld the males instead of euthanizing
7/6/2008 9:22:08 PM
gelding and birth control
7/6/2008 8:34:53 PM
If they can euthanize them, (the horses) then they (the government) can spay and or neuter them.
7/6/2008 8:18:08 PM
or slaughtered for food.
7/6/2008 7:24:21 PM
sterilizing selected stallions to keep the population down
7/6/2008 7:21:15 PM
castrating some stallions perhaps? I think our overuse of the land is important.
7/6/2008 6:55:32 PM
return them to the wild. there is plenty of space for them to roam.
7/6/2008 6:43:17 PM
If adoption or enough ranches can't be found, spay the mares!
7/6/2008 6:31:50 PM
7/6/2008 6:05:02 PM
Leave more on the range - stop favoring cattle over wild horses!
7/6/2008 5:44:36 PM
7/6/2008 5:30:00 PM
Increase their grazing areas by decreasing the amount of land given to cattle.
7/6/2008 3:33:03 PM
Stop the round-ups. Open up more land for these horses to roam. Restrict ranchers use of public land
7/6/2008 3:31:32 PM
charge less to adopt, they're wild and even registered horses are not going for much these days
7/6/2008 3:28:43 PM
It'a also a quality of life issue for the horses, but there's got to be an alternative to death.
7/6/2008 3:26:13 PM
Money shld be spent on sterilization of studs, female contraception.
7/6/2008 3:14:48 PM
Subsidize potential owners so more can afford to rescue a wild horse.
7/6/2008 2:40:48 PM
Birth Control- Sterilization
7/6/2008 1:46:38 PM
should either be gelded or broken to be sold
7/6/2008 1:42:07 PM
neutering to prevent reproduction
7/6/2008 1:23:20 PM
7/6/2008 1:05:25 PM
Gelding a number of the stallions to control herd numbers
7/6/2008 12:37:30 PM
Get more people involved by advertising through the media. .
7/6/2008 12:32:09 PM
7/6/2008 11:47:14 AM
7/6/2008 11:44:36 AM
Gelding and mare care
7/6/2008 11:35:46 AM
Birth control. They do it with the wild horses of Assateague.
7/6/2008 11:17:49 AM
7/6/2008 10:40:28 AM
give them to people who are willing to give them a home
7/6/2008 10:17:31 AM
make a wild habitat sanctuary area for them to live.
7/6/2008 10:09:03 AM
Send WH to slaughter and use the money to support the herds that exist through birth control
7/6/2008 8:56:39 AM
sterilization, better PR and more work for adoption
7/6/2008 8:48:26 AM
7/6/2008 7:42:28 AM
Castration, lower selling prices, fewer cattle competing for range
7/6/2008 7:09:22 AM
7/6/2008 5:44:23 AM
Birth control for the mares.
7/6/2008 2:43:25 AM
there must be a drug that can be fed or administered to wild ranging mares to sterilize.
7/6/2008 12:12:44 AM
adopt them out for more money
7/5/2008 11:30:30 PM
Catch and geld the stallions. Only allow the best of the best to reproduce, manage the nubmers that
7/5/2008 11:22:46 PM
ASsign a percentage of total herd to be given birthcontrol and monitor every few years as to size of
7/5/2008 10:56:58 PM
I think there could be some type of birth control for the mares in the wild or geld the studs.
7/5/2008 10:56:33 PM
For starters, stop paid lobbyists running the BLM. Slanted question, poor science.
7/5/2008 10:50:13 PM
Send them to underdeveloped countries which utilize horses for transportation and agriculture.
7/5/2008 10:49:46 PM
relocate them to other areas & geld the undesireable trait stallions
7/5/2008 9:45:21 PM
relocation national parks, wildlife preserves. fixing mares.
7/5/2008 9:40:35 PM
I'm sorry I have no solutions but the horses deserve better than death just because we can't share.
7/5/2008 8:58:46 PM
Humans should stop proreating & breeding; humans create burden on everyone including horses.
7/5/2008 8:12:20 PM
castration of males
7/5/2008 8:06:19 PM
if they made it easier to adopt them would be one way
7/5/2008 7:01:57 PM
Keep them running free & leave them alone, less housing developments, more room for the wild horse
7/5/2008 6:47:06 PM
Move horse to other locations on the range verse a holding facility
7/5/2008 5:46:01 PM
perhaps gelding as many stallions as possible, yes expensive but at least you don't have to dispose
7/5/2008 5:45:57 PM
Why not have national parks for them like we do for bison?
7/5/2008 5:45:13 PM
7/5/2008 5:30:11 PM
human birth control and vegetarianism
7/5/2008 4:53:31 PM
adoption and auctions advertisements commercials to public interest
7/5/2008 4:44:47 PM
Bring back the slaughter houses to put carcasses to use.
7/5/2008 3:45:39 PM
Leave them free in designated areas away from ranchers.
7/5/2008 3:34:42 PM
7/5/2008 3:29:40 PM
to catch the wild horses and auction them but return the ones that dont get sold to the wild
7/5/2008 3:00:58 PM
It is better than slaughter
7/5/2008 2:22:20 PM
Let's geld all the stallions but one our two in an area.
7/5/2008 2:04:45 PM
gelding the stallions
7/5/2008 1:43:49 PM
7/5/2008 1:32:52 PM
I would rather see a horse humanely euthanized than live a life of ill treatment or starvation.!
7/5/2008 12:59:47 PM
Use BLM $ to employ professional trainers & train horses so they have a better chance to be adopted.
7/5/2008 12:58:47 PM
leave them alone
7/5/2008 12:38:34 PM
Let the puplic now about the situation! A sreility program would be an alternative.
7/5/2008 12:31:50 PM
Stop leasing land to cattle ranchers. That land was reserved for Americas wild horses.
7/5/2008 12:07:52 PM
slaughter for food
7/5/2008 12:03:41 PM
adoption as with Mustang Makeover or birth control
7/5/2008 11:27:08 AM
Transport some to new locations
7/5/2008 11:09:17 AM
Do not send to Mexico to be brutally slaughtered
7/5/2008 11:04:16 AM
But, chasing them with a helicopter and shooting them is not humane. What about birth control?
7/5/2008 10:24:54 AM
Geld! Geld! Geld!
7/5/2008 10:01:37 AM
7/5/2008 9:36:20 AM
birth control should be used, like the ponies on the outer banks of NC
7/5/2008 9:16:33 AM
Capture - geld and spay, leave only quality mares and stallions
7/5/2008 8:21:25 AM
Non-lethal population control using contraceptive darts to create infertility has been successful!!!
7/5/2008 8:13:48 AM
With the help of a little funding private parties would welcome the opportunity to foster.
7/5/2008 8:06:17 AM
castation on stallions would be a better solution and moving some to a different location as well,
7/5/2008 7:05:10 AM
removal + rehoming of majority of breeding stallions
7/5/2008 4:24:16 AM
To relieve the BLM of its duties of killing off Mustangs.
7/5/2008 2:19:50 AM
7/5/2008 2:04:14 AM
Cattle? Oil? Land for food?
7/5/2008 1:02:04 AM
7/5/2008 12:52:52 AM
open up more blm land, it is like they don't have a shortage.
7/5/2008 12:22:01 AM
7/4/2008 11:45:34 PM
There should be more publicity about the horses up for adoption or fostering, or a way to transport
7/4/2008 11:24:55 PM
Gather some and find homes for them.
7/4/2008 11:04:40 PM
Leave them on the range,the strongest will survive and improve the herd,I live in Dayton,Nevada,
7/4/2008 11:04:00 PM
7/4/2008 11:03:55 PM
Some form of limited sterilization
7/4/2008 10:45:23 PM
Leave them alone
7/4/2008 10:42:03 PM
7/4/2008 10:41:05 PM
7/4/2008 10:31:05 PM
rather than euthinizing why not use them to feed the hungry
7/4/2008 10:29:04 PM
7/4/2008 10:25:23 PM
7/4/2008 10:17:41 PM
7/4/2008 9:58:13 PM
Graze less sheep and cattle on public loands. Have farmers pay to graze livestock. Money go to help
7/4/2008 9:47:45 PM
sterilization of parts of herd
7/4/2008 9:33:10 PM
7/4/2008 9:27:32 PM
start with the older, unhealthy horses
7/4/2008 9:00:41 PM
Geld more stallions.
7/4/2008 8:33:15 PM
7/4/2008 8:24:29 PM
7/4/2008 8:21:47 PM
adoption or sterilzation
7/4/2008 7:38:06 PM
Contraception. There are already too many mustangs adopted out into unsupervised situations with no
7/4/2008 7:24:04 PM
Selective castration would be a more humane option
7/4/2008 7:19:59 PM
open up Custer Forest to increase habitat
7/4/2008 7:06:18 PM
It is far better then having them starve to death
7/4/2008 6:41:20 PM
7/4/2008 6:06:57 PM
Consider GnRH immunocontraceptive "vaccine", temporary contraceptive used in deer populations.
7/4/2008 5:37:12 PM
What type of euthanasia are they considering?
7/4/2008 4:40:00 PM
Shooting them IS more humane and cheaper. The slaughter plants should be re-opened.
7/4/2008 4:07:37 PM
Open then Horse kill plants and there would bemore people to help
7/4/2008 3:48:08 PM
Remove a few of the 4 million cattle and sheep off public lands
7/4/2008 3:46:28 PM
effective in-the-wild management
7/4/2008 3:45:25 PM
use some kind of birth control. government provide monies to help rescue groups set up shelters
7/4/2008 3:37:55 PM
Round up all the stallions they can and geld them...why didn't anyone else think of that years ago.
7/4/2008 3:34:44 PM
sterilization, birth control would be more effective.
7/4/2008 3:29:50 PM
Proper handling and management by the BLM. Use of birth control menthods.
7/4/2008 3:28:15 PM
castrate/spay - Why do ranchers have priority over wild horses? Stop roundups.
7/4/2008 3:23:00 PM
gelding and spaying or birth control hormones
7/4/2008 3:19:27 PM
sell them for less money or give them away. but always to commited people with the right conditions.
7/4/2008 3:14:42 PM
make it easier for people to adopt them...
7/4/2008 3:14:26 PM
7/4/2008 3:10:34 PM
and feed teh starving people with them!
7/4/2008 3:06:49 PM
7/4/2008 2:58:25 PM
Give them to good homes--I mean free!
7/4/2008 2:55:24 PM
They want to kill them to empty holding facilities, not to control population.
7/4/2008 2:50:43 PM
7/4/2008 2:43:09 PM
Education about over population and lack of feed and land that we have forced these horses into.
7/4/2008 2:41:50 PM
Would catching the young stallions and castrating them might help.
7/4/2008 2:32:55 PM
no more development and population control for people
7/4/2008 2:30:42 PM
Leave them alone. There are NOT the numbers they claim in the wild!!!
7/4/2008 2:26:53 PM
controlled breeding, sterilization of selected mares and/or stallions, euthanize sick/injured
7/4/2008 2:07:59 PM
7/4/2008 1:55:38 PM
correct and strick management
7/4/2008 1:52:50 PM
Get the BLM out and have an org. that understands herd management,gene pool dilution, etc. in charge
7/4/2008 1:40:29 PM
7/4/2008 1:29:40 PM
CONTRIBUTE AND DONATE AREA FOR THEM- BELIEF IS THAT THEIR NUMBERS ARE NOT OUT OF CONTROL!!
7/4/2008 1:29:31 PM
7/4/2008 1:21:27 PM
1. Stop breeding, both backyard and within the so-called racing and show "industries".
7/4/2008 1:13:16 PM
Limit commercial cattle/sheep grazing
7/4/2008 1:12:20 PM
Limit cows and sheep from grazing on the horses range.
7/4/2008 12:58:25 PM
Let them have their fair share of the land!
7/4/2008 12:54:47 PM
Leave Them To Hell ALONE.
7/4/2008 12:43:48 PM
7/4/2008 12:42:55 PM
Get horse slaughter plants open in US. Send excess horses to kill & BLM use money for budget!
7/4/2008 12:40:36 PM
Capture and relocate or auction .
7/4/2008 12:32:44 PM
New BLM management***Stop giving federal funds to countries that don't appreciate us. Use funds here
7/4/2008 12:29:46 PM
Stop leasing land to the cattlemen.
7/4/2008 12:26:20 PM
relocate some of the horses to other parts of the country, Castrate some of the males.
7/4/2008 12:25:09 PM
those in opposition to this email Henri_Bisson@blm.gov to let him know altermatives!
7/4/2008 12:13:15 PM
REDUCE THE PRICE/ RESTRICTIONS ON ADOPTIONS, fencing for example.that stops me from adopting.
7/4/2008 12:06:21 PM
Sometimes the governement needs to leave their nose out of it and let things work themselves out
7/4/2008 12:02:26 PM
7/4/2008 11:55:31 AM
7/4/2008 11:40:34 AM
7/4/2008 11:21:24 AM
Hold benefits to fund them
7/4/2008 11:13:06 AM
use drugs to stop the cycling of mares for a few years
7/4/2008 11:12:27 AM
Man needs to quit managing and let nature take its coarse with easier adoptions
7/4/2008 11:05:06 AM
I should say sometimes. How about castration of the males then turn them back out
7/4/2008 10:57:41 AM
birth control, sterilization
7/4/2008 10:57:08 AM
Find homes for them.
7/4/2008 10:50:09 AM
preservation of the herd/castration
7/4/2008 10:47:38 AM
Adoption & ship to new, safe land. More public awareness for funding.
7/4/2008 10:43:21 AM
The PROBLEM is the free/cheap access to PUBLIC grazing lands by for-profit ranchers.
7/4/2008 10:42:02 AM
Sadly yes as population effects the enviroment and the health of the horses themselves
7/4/2008 10:37:54 AM
stop development and leave range land open, it is the horses heirtage.
7/4/2008 10:36:52 AM
Instead adoption and birth control should be used. Both are used on the wild ponies on the East Coa
7/4/2008 10:24:27 AM
Unadoptable horses could be sold for food consumption in other countries to help supplement budget
7/4/2008 10:24:03 AM
but every attempt should be made to find homes first
7/4/2008 10:15:47 AM
Fed. $ for assisted therapy centers for rehab youth/adults use natural horsemanship
7/4/2008 10:13:40 AM
Make it easier for people who care, to be able to adopt!
7/4/2008 10:07:05 AM
keep two stallions, fix the rest. Put stallions with the herd every 7 or 10 yrs.
7/4/2008 10:03:51 AM
maintain federal land and/or not for profit funded wild horse sanctuary acreage
7/4/2008 10:02:57 AM
Castration round ups
7/4/2008 10:00:00 AM
remove the owned cattle and let the mustangs have the range it was theres
7/4/2008 9:43:38 AM
birth control and increase their range area
7/4/2008 9:38:09 AM
Find other remote land for some relocation and let nature take it's course
7/4/2008 9:32:21 AM
Some form of contraception.
7/4/2008 9:24:03 AM
The govt should charge higher fees for cattle to graze and use the extra funds to support the horses
7/4/2008 9:23:16 AM
catch and geld as many as possible, Remove the horses from the herd that may be adoptable.
7/4/2008 9:15:59 AM
Castrate the young colts. Or is killing easier!!!
7/4/2008 9:07:10 AM
Create a wild Horse Sanctuary
7/4/2008 8:55:47 AM
7/4/2008 8:55:11 AM
Sell to slaughter houses. Better than killing them on the range to rot!
7/4/2008 8:49:03 AM
7/4/2008 8:46:25 AM
They must be controlled
7/4/2008 8:45:13 AM
Small scale euthanasia with expert help followed by a larger scale adoption of ready foals.
7/4/2008 8:39:54 AM
Castrate some of the stallions and stop leasing the land to cattle
7/4/2008 8:30:43 AM
cull the stallions and geld, adoption, sales, follow Assateaque, Chincoteaque programs
7/4/2008 8:17:29 AM
get some of the cattle off the land. After all, regardless of method, the horses were here first.
7/4/2008 7:49:04 AM
More wild horse education. Many people think that the wild horse cannot be trained to be a safe hor
7/4/2008 7:45:53 AM
inject mares with hormone, like Assateague Island or give horses more room, less for cattle
7/4/2008 7:37:05 AM
send the meat to Africa and other countries where people are starving!
7/4/2008 6:54:58 AM
Just not enough homes to house all unwanted horses...controlled breeding..?
7/4/2008 6:53:03 AM
Like every thing els in this country if its a work just toss it out!
7/4/2008 6:38:50 AM
Moving excess horses to another range or some sort of managing birth control
7/4/2008 5:36:03 AM
adoption, relocation, fundraisers
7/4/2008 5:33:13 AM
no, never, not ever - why not try gelding or spaying?
7/4/2008 5:24:37 AM
adopt - start horses in basics of training
7/4/2008 5:20:28 AM
switch from cars to horses
7/4/2008 5:00:09 AM
For one, I have written many letters to the BLM and Wild Mustang Adoption sites with NO response!
7/4/2008 4:15:54 AM
7/4/2008 3:52:34 AM
rounding up foals and gelding all males!
7/4/2008 3:22:08 AM
Don't think there is one.
7/4/2008 2:04:34 AM
Geld stallions or spay mares
7/4/2008 1:48:07 AM
7/4/2008 1:38:01 AM
remove cattle & sheep from public lands & geld the stallions
7/4/2008 1:22:05 AM
Mustangs are wonderful horses. Money could be better spent in training them & educating public.
7/4/2008 1:12:53 AM
humane slaughter for meat to feed the growing numbers of the poor. Many ate horse during WWII
7/4/2008 1:09:55 AM
7/4/2008 1:03:00 AM
capturing, gelding, healing and releasing a couple of generations. Cheaper than holding facilities
7/4/2008 1:02:50 AM
Control the human population and leave the horses alone
7/4/2008 12:46:13 AM
Geld the stallions
7/4/2008 12:44:07 AM
Breeding PERMITS & limiting the number of breedings per STALLION. Some stallions are WAY overbred!
7/4/2008 12:43:45 AM
7/4/2008 12:38:24 AM
7/4/2008 12:25:40 AM
gelding most of the stallions
7/4/2008 12:20:11 AM
release back to wild
7/4/2008 12:08:08 AM
Adopt them out and/or geld some
7/4/2008 12:00:48 AM
adoption/government support ($$$)
7/3/2008 11:59:15 PM
More adoption incentive
7/3/2008 11:50:42 PM
7/3/2008 11:49:29 PM
Spay and Geld some of those horses and turn them back out. Let vet students learn on those horses.
7/3/2008 11:47:24 PM
Implanted Sterility hormones if possible
7/3/2008 11:29:04 PM
gelding, holding during recovery period, then back to herd. same as feral cat deal. fix, vacc .
7/3/2008 11:21:02 PM
Euthanasia is preferable to lax adoption policies and subsequent neglect.
7/3/2008 11:16:53 PM
Rounding up and castrating as many yound colts as possible, then returning them to the herd.
7/3/2008 11:15:05 PM
do a better job of rounding up stallions,geld them and find them homes
7/3/2008 11:07:08 PM
selling off new colts at 3 months of age so they will grow up tame this makes for a good helthy hors
7/3/2008 10:57:49 PM
Leave them alone. There is not too many of them. Stop cattle grazing instead.
7/3/2008 10:55:53 PM
It was their land long before it was ours
7/3/2008 10:49:12 PM
Place animals that you can, and sterilize and return those that cannot be placed.
7/3/2008 10:43:19 PM
partnering with rescue groups and mags like The Horse for publicity for adoption
7/3/2008 10:32:48 PM
7/3/2008 10:30:39 PM
trap and neuter like feral cats
7/3/2008 10:29:42 PM
7/3/2008 10:28:45 PM
If possible geld the stallions,surely there is a way to cut down the population.
7/3/2008 10:27:55 PM
There are no viable alternatives.
7/3/2008 10:24:20 PM
We have people turning Reg. show horses for pennies, feed and hay are too much for alot of people.
7/3/2008 10:16:27 PM
wild horse sanctuaries, possible placements in zoos and better adoption efforts.
7/3/2008 10:15:37 PM
Gov has already stripped away lands alloted for them, reduced their #'s far below wht the 71 Act gav
7/3/2008 10:12:09 PM
I'd rather not but would prefer it to possibly starving ,prisions that train are a great method
7/3/2008 10:07:17 PM
turn them back out where they came from. the BLM is controlled by lobbyist of greedy ranchers.
7/3/2008 9:59:22 PM
Geld some of the males
7/3/2008 9:51:43 PM
7/3/2008 9:43:28 PM
NO! What a stupid solution. Charge the ranchers a wild horse maintence fee for using their land.
7/3/2008 9:41:05 PM
Allowing more habitat, not federal grazing, adoption, birth controlt
7/3/2008 9:37:47 PM
They should be humanely slaughtered and their bodies utilized.
7/3/2008 9:29:41 PM
Continue the adoptions, geld the colts and euthanize those too old to survive in the wild.
7/3/2008 9:29:37 PM
yearly clearance sale
7/3/2008 9:20:06 PM
o you bump of aged humans because there are too many? Too many for WHAT? Let nature take it's cours
7/3/2008 9:17:45 PM
Work on useable birth control
7/3/2008 9:17:11 PM
Allow them to be used to feed starving people. Use them to feed meat eating animals in zoos.
7/3/2008 9:14:15 PM
they should just leave them alone till they get higher numbers.
7/3/2008 9:10:30 PM
Geld the older stallions and find a way to make some of the older mares infertile.
7/3/2008 9:10:13 PM
birth control, and giving people an option to donate on their tax returns to help support the horses
7/3/2008 9:01:30 PM
7/3/2008 8:59:27 PM
gelding and spaying
7/3/2008 8:55:16 PM
some type of birth control
7/3/2008 8:54:52 PM
Stop incrouching on their land
7/3/2008 8:54:44 PM
Euthanized is better than stuck in concentration camps with all their freedoms taken away.
7/3/2008 8:49:45 PM
Return the land to the horses that was originally designated for them
7/3/2008 8:49:12 PM
7/3/2008 8:42:35 PM
Neutering and release
7/3/2008 8:33:37 PM
7/3/2008 8:30:30 PM
change adoption policies, make it more attractive to private facilities to provide management care
7/3/2008 8:25:23 PM
Keep federal lands for wild horses, cattle/sheep ranchers use personal land,wild horses came first
7/3/2008 8:22:00 PM
Geld the male horses for a few years until there are less foals on the ground.
7/3/2008 8:21:11 PM
Teams of volunteer wranglers, vets, vet techs should start gelding colts.
7/3/2008 8:11:40 PM
spaying the mares
7/3/2008 8:08:48 PM
adopt these horses out let the government find people who will adopt these horses were here beforeus
7/3/2008 7:47:02 PM
control the private cattle herds on public land so the horses have more forage.
7/3/2008 7:37:23 PM
Increase BLM budget
7/3/2008 7:34:32 PM
Is it viable to use birth control for the mares? It would be far worse to see them starve.
7/3/2008 7:33:44 PM
Hey, humans the HORSES were here FIRST !!!
7/3/2008 7:30:24 PM
Catch the stallions and geld them.
7/3/2008 7:29:30 PM
Beef is bad for America, bad as food, bad for environ, bad for wild horses. Remove cattle not horses
7/3/2008 7:28:05 PM
They need to lower their restrictions on people who have many horses and a lot of land.
7/3/2008 7:26:19 PM
7/3/2008 7:23:49 PM
fix the heard
7/3/2008 7:23:20 PM
GELD THE STALLIONS
7/3/2008 7:22:13 PM
more limits on allowed usage of domesticated animals.
7/3/2008 7:18:32 PM
sold for meat
7/3/2008 7:17:14 PM
If we can feed ALL Illegals, we can feed our Horses!
why should that be an answer???
7/3/2008 7:08:21 PM
The BLM needs a complete overhaul and get out of the pockets of the cattlemen. Why tell the real sto
7/3/2008 7:06:10 PM
castration, chemical (for breeders) & physical (for unsuitables)
7/3/2008 6:58:27 PM
more land for horses,less land for cattle.
7/3/2008 6:58:10 PM
Wild horses could be adoptedout once a year to the public
7/3/2008 6:56:47 PM
Buy the grazing rights for the Horses instead
7/3/2008 6:52:05 PM
For other wild animals they are given forms of long term birh control.
7/3/2008 6:46:49 PM
Could they target the studs to go to the holding facilities?
7/3/2008 6:44:19 PM
no cattle, no sheep, no big business; selective birth control
7/3/2008 6:40:56 PM
Do not make adopting them out so difficult
7/3/2008 6:36:15 PM
Gelding 90% of stallions. Euthanizing unsound horses. Make adoption easier.
7/3/2008 6:34:05 PM
A SELECTIVE euthanization policy for old/unsound, etc. horses makes sense.
7/3/2008 6:32:29 PM
Offer more adoptions, but don't just kill them.
7/3/2008 6:28:24 PM
Catch and hold silent auctions, or casterate a FEW stallions
7/3/2008 6:27:39 PM
Birth control implants, spaying a portion of mares every year.
7/3/2008 6:25:15 PM
get cattle off blm land. leave it for horses.
7/3/2008 6:21:39 PM
castration of some of the stallions
7/3/2008 6:19:20 PM
remove more cattle from the range - it's public ground
7/3/2008 6:18:23 PM
Subdivide the herds into smaller groups and have each state adopt a group to live on the state lands
7/3/2008 6:14:22 PM
Euthanize the ones in holding facilities. More $ for management, and space for quality animals.
7/3/2008 6:09:41 PM
leave them alone!!!!!!!!!
7/3/2008 6:03:52 PM
capture and castration?
7/3/2008 6:03:47 PM
7/3/2008 6:02:44 PM
sell the unadoptable for meat the money could be used to support the good ones and improve rangeland
7/3/2008 5:52:20 PM
go to the PUBLIC..tell the story of euthanasia and why...they will donate..people love horses....
7/3/2008 5:51:45 PM
The only solution is to stop the BLM from obvious wild horse mis-management.
7/3/2008 5:48:02 PM
More pr needs to be done on the advantages of the wild horses as horses .
7/3/2008 5:46:42 PM
Remove cattle from the horses' ranges
7/3/2008 5:44:05 PM
Sterilize the stallions
7/3/2008 5:43:58 PM
They have as much right there as privately owned cattle. Let them stay!
7/3/2008 5:39:50 PM
get over-the-road trucking companies to volunteer transportation to get the horses to new owners
7/3/2008 5:37:44 PM
less restrictions for adoption to good homes
7/3/2008 5:37:41 PM
more $ from sheep cattle grazing land use birth control in mustangs
7/3/2008 5:35:51 PM
birth control measures
7/3/2008 5:34:22 PM
gelding the stallions and only keeping the older ones and a few younger ones for populating later on
7/3/2008 5:32:58 PM
birth control; stop letting cattle ranchers use public lands for little or no cost
7/3/2008 5:32:31 PM
Developing feasible birth control.
7/3/2008 5:25:21 PM
7/3/2008 5:23:22 PM
7/3/2008 5:22:00 PM
Suspend all BLM roundups until policy can be revamped.
7/3/2008 5:13:23 PM
Well broke saddle horses are hard to find homes for right now. Something needs to be done.
7/3/2008 5:08:15 PM
If they're only euthanizing the older and weaker horses, that would be more acceptable
7/3/2008 5:02:40 PM
Instead of simply holding all horses in a holding pen indefinitely geld the stallions.
7/3/2008 4:55:11 PM
7/3/2008 4:51:11 PM
give them back their land, no more big game hunters or cattle taking away from the wild horses.
7/3/2008 4:50:29 PM
neuter or birthcontrol
7/3/2008 4:49:12 PM
Its a much better option than slaughter, disease, or no forage
7/3/2008 4:47:30 PM
give everyone a chance to buy them at a cost that people can aford.
7/3/2008 4:44:37 PM
give them to PETA
7/3/2008 4:42:01 PM
more aggrssive adoption practices
7/3/2008 4:41:55 PM
Get the idiots out of their 'ivory towers' that passed the anti-slaughter legislation & get their $
7/3/2008 4:41:33 PM
Better-slaughter to feed untold no#s hungry people. Cut taxpayer drain, do something practical.
7/3/2008 4:40:37 PM
sterilization of all males
7/3/2008 4:38:02 PM
What's wrong with adoption?
7/3/2008 4:37:53 PM
geld stallions or birth control for mares or don't give away so much public land to ranchers for fre
7/3/2008 4:36:00 PM
Gelding some of the stallions,same with mares,more adoption locations
7/3/2008 4:34:44 PM
Try to adopt them out if possible but DO NOT KILL THEM!! These horses are our American Icons..
7/3/2008 4:32:09 PM
if it was the same probleme with the man ,should we euthanize them!stop manipulation of the earth.
7/3/2008 4:32:02 PM
geld and spay the mares, expensive for the mares but cheaper than millions in care.
7/3/2008 4:27:35 PM
7/3/2008 4:26:42 PM
better overall mgmt. spay, castrate, don't pay farmers to not plant hay crops, possible food source
7/3/2008 4:24:25 PM
brith control methods
7/3/2008 4:23:39 PM
7/3/2008 4:23:30 PM
I would geld all the stallions I could catch
7/3/2008 4:21:38 PM
Fertility control (selective castration of stallions, spaying mares); better promotion of sales
7/3/2008 4:19:47 PM
7/3/2008 4:18:36 PM
gelding young colts would reduce the population. No killing!!!
7/3/2008 4:17:23 PM
let the animal rights groups support them
7/3/2008 4:16:44 PM
Why isn't there more sterilization of the herd so that breeding is reduced to a maintance level?
7/3/2008 4:15:09 PM
Spaying the mares and gelding the stallions
7/3/2008 4:15:06 PM
Maybe sterilize the stallions
7/3/2008 4:13:42 PM
make rational requirements for adopting wild horses.
7/3/2008 4:10:25 PM
holistic approach- support prey/predator balance in the ecosystem
7/3/2008 4:08:37 PM
processed for dog food, cat food, etc
7/3/2008 4:07:47 PM
get rid of the cattle and sheep and put the horses back where they belong
7/3/2008 4:07:32 PM
7/3/2008 4:03:44 PM
Methods of birth control should be used
7/3/2008 4:02:48 PM
7/3/2008 4:02:08 PM
at 1 time there was a million horses running free in this country. I say leave them alone .
7/3/2008 3:59:06 PM
7/3/2008 3:58:43 PM
Increase the low fees now charged to ranchers for leasing public lands
7/3/2008 3:58:37 PM
Those herds should be regularly culled. Very few captured or held--it is cruel.
7/3/2008 3:58:06 PM
7/3/2008 3:57:57 PM
gelding & spaying
7/3/2008 3:56:57 PM
geld any stallion that does not have good enough conformation to pass on to offspring.
7/3/2008 3:56:15 PM
Get private cattle off public land, compare #'s
7/3/2008 3:55:48 PM
meeting with rescues and government to find a solution
7/3/2008 3:53:40 PM
7/3/2008 3:53:11 PM
Sell horses 10 yrs old and up in holding facilities to zoos to feed carnivores.
7/3/2008 3:52:04 PM
contract w individuals to care for and place 4-6 horses each, start training. BLM sales aren't frequ
7/3/2008 3:51:07 PM
better mngmt, gelding, etc.
7/3/2008 3:50:40 PM
Leave them in the wild and to hell with the sheep and cattle ranchers.
7/3/2008 3:50:23 PM
castrate the male horses, or sterilze some females. To kill them in good health is just unfair to th
7/3/2008 3:47:22 PM
GELD THE MAJORITY OF STUDS - ALOT CHEAPER THAN 'HOLDING' FACILITIES. USE A SPECIAL BRAND TO SEE DIFF
7/3/2008 3:46:26 PM
7/3/2008 3:45:49 PM
slaughter for human consumption
7/3/2008 3:45:34 PM
geld the stallons!
7/3/2008 3:43:57 PM
Reduce management and let nature take its course. Get the cattle out of their areas.
7/3/2008 3:41:58 PM
Reproduction controls in herd management makes the most logic.
7/3/2008 3:40:58 PM
Send more into training programs, prisons, challenged youth, etc...also gelding stallions would help
7/3/2008 3:39:05 PM
7/3/2008 3:38:51 PM
training and adoption
7/3/2008 3:36:31 PM
make adaption easier for all...location.......
7/3/2008 3:36:15 PM
i think that the horses that sont get adopted out sould be put back into the wild!!!
7/3/2008 3:35:44 PM
there are many horses in rescue facilities that are unusable. Replace them with the wild ones.
7/3/2008 3:34:03 PM
Charge the Gov.Land Leasees a Preservation Fee, Preserve American Wild Horse Heritage.
7/3/2008 3:33:27 PM
make adoption requirements more sensible and less intimidating. I'd love to adopt.
7/3/2008 3:31:11 PM
Geld the weaker Stallions, More acess to good horses thru adoption
7/3/2008 3:27:56 PM
Allow humane regulated slaughter in the US
7/3/2008 3:24:45 PM
adoptions, neutering or birth control methods
7/3/2008 3:24:39 PM
The horses could be tranquilized to facilitate relocation to another region of the country.
7/3/2008 3:24:10 PM
Modifying the adoption requirements such as how tall the paddock must be & offer incentives
7/3/2008 3:24:07 PM
7/3/2008 3:23:57 PM
HMAs need to stop shrinking due to outside pressures and the folks looking to make the almighty $
7/3/2008 3:22:57 PM
Euthanization is better than starvation and complete decimation of the range.
7/3/2008 3:22:53 PM
Birth control in feed!!!
7/3/2008 3:22:12 PM
gelding and spaying and broad range education on soil preservation practices from people first
7/3/2008 3:20:38 PM
Yes, but only by qualified veterinarians!!!
7/3/2008 3:20:21 PM
spay and geld ten release tem back into the heard
7/3/2008 3:18:56 PM
7/3/2008 3:18:28 PM
Find some sort of birthcontrol
7/3/2008 3:17:46 PM
No easy answer, but they have to do a better job to have them adopted.
7/3/2008 3:15:15 PM
Geld a percentage of the stallions if necessary & auction to reputable owners
7/3/2008 3:14:58 PM
more efficient adoption programs
7/3/2008 3:14:49 PM
I wish I knew of an effective solution.
7/3/2008 3:14:23 PM
Unfortunately we've come to a hard decision. With all the
7/3/2008 3:13:50 PM
7/3/2008 3:12:37 PM
Geld all the colts, and any of the older ones that probably would not have a chance to be adopted.
7/3/2008 3:12:02 PM
Dont just adopt the horses out to the long trim homes. Short trims homes can help just as much!
7/3/2008 3:07:11 PM
National and State Parks - as imprtant as wolves, bison, elk
7/3/2008 3:07:07 PM
try gelding some of the stalllions and end up with ony 1 to 3 studsdnt get rid of them comp. though
7/3/2008 3:06:28 PM
easier to find good homes
7/3/2008 3:05:52 PM
send them to slaughter at least they would be used instead of rotting in the ground.
7/3/2008 3:04:53 PM
FORCE HSUS TO GIVE UP SOME OF THEIR "DONATIONS", THEY PROVIDE NO SUPPORT TO ANY ANIMAL ORG.
7/3/2008 3:04:39 PM
7/3/2008 3:03:33 PM
7/3/2008 3:03:11 PM
Sterilization...they already have tried it and know it works.
7/3/2008 3:02:33 PM
neuter&release,get rid of cattle on rangelands
7/3/2008 3:00:37 PM
shots of birth control. If they can do it with elk, they can do it with horses!
7/3/2008 3:00:15 PM
Sterilize both sexes and turn them back loose on the range.
7/3/2008 2:59:06 PM
Go to the Extreme Mustang Makeover in September and Adopt!
7/3/2008 2:59:03 PM
7/3/2008 2:57:33 PM
THERE IS NONE
7/3/2008 2:57:24 PM
sterilization, more land
7/3/2008 2:56:03 PM
education of the wonderful riding horses these horses make. population control of all breeds.
7/3/2008 2:53:47 PM
leave them in the wild where they belong
7/3/2008 2:53:41 PM
1. let them run free. 2. easier, less expensive adoption process
7/3/2008 2:50:40 PM
egg bar shoes
7/3/2008 2:49:03 PM
7/3/2008 2:47:37 PM
stop roundups and let natural selection determine population
7/3/2008 2:46:21 PM
protected grazing, birth control
7/3/2008 2:46:04 PM
more government support for adoption; last range for cattle
7/3/2008 2:42:56 PM
Asking the American people to donate to save the horses. Just a $1 from people adds up quickly!
7/3/2008 2:41:13 PM
Perhaps small herds of wild horses could be situated in other areas. State parks, race track parks.
7/3/2008 2:36:46 PM
Put privately ovwned cattle on private land
7/3/2008 2:35:21 PM
7/3/2008 2:34:49 PM
Capture and sterilize studs/mares and release back to wild.
7/3/2008 2:32:02 PM
Change rules/restrictions on adoption and farm requirements. My best horse is a Mustang
7/3/2008 2:28:08 PM
Had the slaughter houses not been closed - slaughter for zoos would have been an option
7/3/2008 2:27:04 PM
7/3/2008 2:24:36 PM
Geldind less desirable stallions and limiting public grazing.
7/3/2008 2:23:44 PM
7/3/2008 2:23:04 PM
They are supposed to be protected folks! They say they are over grazing but it's actually the cattle
7/3/2008 2:20:32 PM
Hire trainers to at green break and put ground manners on the horses so that they can be placed
7/3/2008 2:17:43 PM
Publicize. Many folks in MN would love having wild horse, yet don't know how to get one.
7/3/2008 2:17:27 PM
Horse slaughter for human consumption
7/3/2008 2:14:53 PM
Charge the cattle and sheep people for the use of public land at fair market values. Income for BLM
7/3/2008 2:12:08 PM
7/3/2008 1:45:35 PM
capture and geld the stallions
7/3/2008 1:38:03 PM
Give them to the people who are against slaughter plants
7/3/2008 1:14:32 PM
use financia sources for increased land purchases, and protection, breeding control, do their job
7/3/2008 1:10:59 PM
Sterilization of some of the herds.
7/3/2008 1:01:50 PM
7/3/2008 12:46:17 PM
7/3/2008 12:16:21 PM
Cooperation among cattle and sheep ranchers, with use of public tax dollars to set aside lands
7/3/2008 12:04:32 PM
7/3/2008 11:56:02 AM
reinstate slaughter (with stricter regulations) so the horse population in general wasn't so huge
7/3/2008 11:50:54 AM
easy question- lower adoptation fees and use local good horse folks to do farm checks.i'd sure be wi
7/3/2008 11:33:30 AM
The old ones and the unhealthy ones that would take too much care/money to fix.
7/3/2008 11:32:46 AM
Use equine birth control, castrate stallions
7/3/2008 11:24:07 AM
restrict acreage of grazing for domestic cattle
7/3/2008 11:22:26 AM
allow them the space for natural lifestyle, nature takes care of itself.
7/3/2008 11:19:19 AM
catch and sell
7/3/2008 11:12:29 AM
I believe that the sick and very old should be euthanized only.
7/3/2008 11:02:07 AM
Trianing programs in prisons expanded making more trained mustangs available to the public
7/3/2008 10:55:18 AM
There has got to be a birth control alternative.
7/3/2008 10:50:59 AM
How about someone grows a heart and a brain in Washington?
7/3/2008 10:48:39 AM
Gelding some stallions
7/3/2008 10:34:53 AM
Send them to a foreign country to feed starving people around the world!
7/3/2008 10:31:17 AM
Ovariectomize some mares, castrate some stallions, increase adoptions, don't kill them!
7/3/2008 10:24:43 AM
Some form of birth control
7/3/2008 10:18:19 AM
Birth control in special feed
7/3/2008 10:18:04 AM
Less wild horses now due 2 roundups, get cattle&sheep ranchers off the federal lands, stop the greed
7/3/2008 10:11:56 AM
sterilization is a better, more humane solution
7/3/2008 10:10:09 AM
bad economy, ethanol, corn, hay, drought, outlaw legal slaughter...so now you have to euthanize.
7/3/2008 10:06:14 AM
Castration and sterilzation
7/3/2008 10:00:36 AM
abolish PMU farms, more public programs like the mustang challege will help raise awarness of adopta
7/3/2008 10:00:13 AM
Better overall management and birth control
7/3/2008 9:54:02 AM
7/3/2008 9:34:53 AM
Carefully planned sterilization program.
7/3/2008 9:34:25 AM
adopt horses to people who want a horse and can show they can take care of it. lower prices,
7/3/2008 9:33:23 AM
castrate the males and or sterilize the females
7/3/2008 9:14:54 AM
7/3/2008 9:14:24 AM
The BLM is not euthanizing them for population control. BLM is euthanizing them to empty long term h
7/3/2008 8:58:40 AM
7/3/2008 8:56:02 AM
Use birth control. Cattle ranches cause more overgrazing than wildlife, including horses.
7/3/2008 8:51:04 AM
What has happened to the US horse industry? It is now the horsemeat industry.
7/3/2008 8:41:40 AM
geld all less than high quality males
7/3/2008 8:38:11 AM
Mustang Makeover plus list available horses on a "petfinder" type of internet site
7/3/2008 8:30:43 AM
Less restrictions on adoptions
7/3/2008 8:09:41 AM
Give mares PZP when needed.
7/3/2008 6:55:43 AM
castrate the males
7/3/2008 6:13:01 AM
turn them back onto the range. 37000 horses is a drop in the bucket compared to 6,000,000 cows!
7/3/2008 4:45:52 AM
Geld the stallions.
7/3/2008 3:11:11 AM
euthanize people-they over breed
7/3/2008 2:49:43 AM
only very sick, lame, very old horses should be euthanized, cattlle NOT on fed land
7/3/2008 2:31:54 AM
HUMANLEY CAPTURE COLTS AND GELD THEM. HAVE MORE PRISONS TRAIN THEM FOR ADOPTION.
7/3/2008 2:17:37 AM
geld stallions or birth ctrl for mares
7/3/2008 2:16:39 AM
We need commercials on TV/greater awareness to make the public aware of the need to adopt horses.
7/3/2008 2:08:13 AM
I personally feel that gelding the young fellas would be a much better alternative.
7/3/2008 1:30:53 AM
Sterilization programs. Prosecute those who turn their horses loose. Let nature take its course.
7/3/2008 1:15:03 AM
Quit leasing so much land out and quit letting hunters kill off the cougars.
7/3/2008 12:54:21 AM
ban the cattle (private enterprise/rancher profit off public land,there would be food for the horses
7/3/2008 12:37:58 AM
euthanize the politicians. Quit grazing the domestic cattle on the land and cease our human arroganc
7/3/2008 12:19:26 AM
donate space to them, that other people aren't using
7/3/2008 12:10:16 AM
Absolutely not!! We should continue sterilization research.
7/2/2008 11:59:14 PM
7/2/2008 11:19:55 PM
geld the stallions
7/2/2008 11:04:23 PM
castration of most males & depo provera for mares
7/2/2008 10:50:06 PM
put a stop to backyard breeding so we can get these horses adopted.
7/2/2008 10:48:04 PM
a combination of PDP birth control and truth. They were not over populating. Senator Reid LISTEN.
7/2/2008 10:45:44 PM
Adoption and birth control
7/2/2008 10:44:46 PM
Get cattle lobbies out of BLM mgmt. Keep wild horses alone in the land set aside for their use only!
7/2/2008 10:41:53 PM
7/2/2008 10:28:59 PM
move to new areas
7/2/2008 10:23:05 PM
give them away for free to approved homes
7/2/2008 10:13:18 PM
Auctions- sell the horses
7/2/2008 10:08:02 PM
Stop the damn government from interferring with the balance of nature.
7/2/2008 9:56:43 PM
only euthanize the old sick ones that cant get better and the hurt ones adopted the other ones
7/2/2008 9:56:39 PM
7/2/2008 9:56:01 PM
Reopen slaughter plants
7/2/2008 9:49:25 PM
Put them back where they found them.
7/2/2008 9:47:02 PM
the horses need to be started in training to be more desireable. more castrating . request donations
7/2/2008 9:42:21 PM
cattle aren't leaving, get over it. They already use BC so give a real solution!
7/2/2008 9:30:50 PM
7/2/2008 9:28:48 PM
less cattle, contraceptives
7/2/2008 9:26:23 PM
open up more lands - let the horses win as much as the ranchers - this is a rancher driven problem
7/2/2008 9:25:04 PM
I don't trust there is a problem.
7/2/2008 9:23:21 PM
Have "round ups" like in chincoteague and earn money for good causes
7/2/2008 9:12:14 PM
birth control for both stallions and mares. Stop taking away their land as well.
7/2/2008 9:02:10 PM
ONLY if only the infirm, ill, elderly or injured are culled. The strong and healthy should remain.
7/2/2008 8:58:02 PM
decrease beef cattle herds on public land and allow more space for horses
7/2/2008 8:50:53 PM
remove/reduce livestock grazing on wild horse land--stop overbreeding domestic horses--adopt a WH!
7/2/2008 8:29:44 PM
Catch stallions and geld them or find some kind of birth control? Please don't kill them!!!
7/2/2008 8:25:22 PM
There are worse things that can happen to a horse than euthanasia....
7/2/2008 8:24:02 PM
adoption - fostering
7/2/2008 8:22:02 PM
7/2/2008 7:56:45 PM
7/2/2008 7:45:52 PM
why not limit human sprawl for a change and leave the animals alone?
7/2/2008 7:37:29 PM
sterilization, have the wild horse advocates provide the funding for the rest
7/2/2008 7:36:03 PM
More adoptions/send to prisoners for training and selling or adoptions
7/2/2008 7:19:23 PM
proper mgmnt./birth control/adoptions
7/2/2008 7:01:15 PM
Create awareness and adoption programs, gather and geld the herd to control population growth
7/2/2008 7:00:07 PM
7/2/2008 6:38:57 PM
Capture and castration and re-release.
7/2/2008 6:36:21 PM
I dentify and cut extraneous government and pork barrel spending; limit cattle ranch lobbying
7/2/2008 6:35:39 PM
birth control, gelding SOME of the stallions, we CANNOT loose our wild horses! .
7/2/2008 6:18:54 PM
let the people who love horses and can understanfd them move there
7/2/2008 6:17:07 PM
I think castration and move some of the herd ,If I coukd I would take one
7/2/2008 6:14:59 PM
Is there a drug that can be given to certain stallions that would render them infertile?
7/2/2008 6:13:07 PM
more adoptions further East
7/2/2008 6:08:06 PM
removing privately owned cattle grazing on public land, birth control shots, adoption, donations
7/2/2008 6:04:52 PM
Make adoptions to qualified owners eaiser/cheaper.
7/2/2008 6:00:17 PM
7/2/2008 6:00:09 PM
I would rather see them euthanized than abused. People do not respect the value of a horse.
7/2/2008 5:59:12 PM
sterilization of half of the mares.
7/2/2008 5:54:33 PM
7/2/2008 5:48:25 PM
Make these horses free t anyone willing to take care of them.
7/2/2008 5:40:18 PM
7/2/2008 5:29:51 PM
feed birth control
7/2/2008 5:29:15 PM
Keep domestic horses from being dumped off on the range and birth control.
7/2/2008 5:27:28 PM
Sure, make a mess of things, then kill the horses. How about euthanizing federal agents instead!?
7/2/2008 5:26:00 PM
Management for the well-being of HORSES not cattle ranchers;BLM needs a "re-make"
7/2/2008 5:19:29 PM
increase adoption program; safe restricted areas for horses
7/2/2008 5:15:14 PM
adoption and selective sterilization
7/2/2008 4:53:55 PM
Geld most of the stallions the stallions. Leave one or two as stallions. Then turn them all back out
7/2/2008 4:45:47 PM
Make the ranchers and others that directly profit from the use of the Mustiangs range, pay for them!
7/2/2008 4:37:01 PM
The mustangs should remain wild and birth control should be used to manage their numbers.
7/2/2008 4:31:11 PM
7/2/2008 4:29:12 PM
more blm adoptions
7/2/2008 4:20:41 PM
7/2/2008 4:19:02 PM
its better than slaughter
7/2/2008 4:15:37 PM
Birth control for horses. Mandatory birth control for people would help.
7/2/2008 4:11:28 PM
Yes and the meat should be exported to countries that consume horsemeat. They"ll starve otherwise or
7/2/2008 4:06:56 PM
is there really an overpopulation?
7/2/2008 4:05:17 PM
7/2/2008 4:02:21 PM
Surely there must be some sterilization procedures that could reduce growth of herds.
7/2/2008 3:54:34 PM
well for one thing... prosecute ranch owners and private horse owners for abandoning non-wild horses
7/2/2008 3:49:37 PM
7/2/2008 3:39:10 PM
Castrate the males
7/2/2008 3:35:56 PM
get the millions of cows & sheep off the public lands
7/2/2008 3:33:42 PM
"Backyard breeders"need to stop.Too many as is.Wild ones are part of history.
7/2/2008 3:25:50 PM
Its a no win situation. Either the horse as as symbol or the cow as dinner. Greedy ranchers hog land
7/2/2008 3:20:18 PM
7/2/2008 3:16:50 PM
We have taken their environment from them & they ultimately suffer, rather euthanize than starve
7/2/2008 3:13:09 PM
Their deaths should be benificial and they should not be euthanized an buried but slaughtered
7/2/2008 2:56:43 PM
7/2/2008 2:55:11 PM
catch & geld stallions
7/2/2008 2:54:38 PM
dog food / human ood chain rather than just wasting them
7/2/2008 2:52:24 PM
Immunocontraception using PZP
7/2/2008 2:51:53 PM
It might make people think seriously think about breeding more horses
7/2/2008 2:47:56 PM
they should be adopted or relocated to other areas of the united states
7/2/2008 2:45:31 PM
Return them back where they came from.
7/2/2008 2:43:39 PM
Absolutely not; PZP birth control once yearly by dart gun is safe, effective, stress free
7/2/2008 2:39:50 PM
Castrate stallions or put mares on "the pill"until we get to manageable levels.
7/2/2008 2:39:49 PM
Let them roam free,kick the cows out!
7/2/2008 2:38:56 PM
The problem is that our government keeps handing public lands over to ranchers. It needs to stop.
7/2/2008 2:38:08 PM
I think we have to many people and all animals wild are paying for it. I don't have children because
7/2/2008 2:36:41 PM
castrate the stallions, stop the reproduction for a period of 3-5 yrs.
7/2/2008 2:27:17 PM
7/2/2008 2:24:26 PM
7/2/2008 2:24:18 PM
Decrease the buracracy; release the horses from the pens; limit the cattle and sheep leases
7/2/2008 2:15:23 PM
less land for cows, more for the wild horses. Not everyone in US wants public land for beef farming
7/2/2008 2:14:59 PM
7/2/2008 2:14:56 PM
but it would be better than starvation. birth control is better idea after the droughts are over
7/2/2008 2:12:29 PM
Keeping unadopatable horses is like putting them in prison
7/2/2008 2:11:02 PM
Use birth control and remove the cattle and sheep from subsidized grazing!
7/2/2008 2:09:41 PM
give to people who want them. train them for border patrol police
7/2/2008 2:09:17 PM
7/2/2008 2:08:19 PM
If sick, injured, old. but not if healthy - Give them more land!
7/2/2008 2:05:48 PM
wild horses should be treated like native anilmals. Be left alone so natural selection occurs
7/2/2008 2:04:08 PM
Capture & geld the herd stallions
7/2/2008 2:03:55 PM
immunocontraception and larger herd size allowances
7/2/2008 2:01:58 PM
stop subsidizing beef ranchers on public land- let the horses utliize these properties
7/2/2008 1:55:45 PM
They are God's creature an no one has that right to do that
7/2/2008 1:55:28 PM
start castrating some of the males
7/2/2008 1:52:31 PM
Some type of birth control.Castration for stallions drugs to keep mare sfrom cycling?
7/2/2008 1:48:31 PM
Catch and train for boarder patrol
7/2/2008 1:47:41 PM
adopt out only young (fertile) horses, or sterilize and return to herd
7/2/2008 1:47:10 PM
What do you mean by euthanized? Hunted and shot by BLM??
7/2/2008 1:41:37 PM
7/2/2008 1:40:32 PM
Set aside their own preserves, or work out solutions w/local ranchers.
7/2/2008 1:40:25 PM
herd management through birth control to limit the size of the herds.
7/2/2008 1:37:44 PM
Adopting them to responsible people, or just LEAVING THEM ALONE!!! they were there first!!
7/2/2008 1:36:38 PM
7/2/2008 1:35:00 PM
7/2/2008 1:26:06 PM
Possibly another sanctuary or refuge in another part of the country could be started?
7/2/2008 1:25:45 PM
adoption; birth control
7/2/2008 1:23:25 PM
better breeding management
7/2/2008 1:21:20 PM
stop leasing federal lands to cattle ranchers -- let the wild horses live
7/2/2008 1:13:58 PM
Value horses & donkeys. Use government money more wisely & spend less outside of our country.
7/2/2008 1:13:49 PM
BLM run by environmentalist NOT corportate CATTLE. NO CATTLE
7/2/2008 1:11:52 PM
Let them live. They, and the land, do very well without interference.
7/2/2008 1:07:01 PM
annually auction foals, like Chincoteague
7/2/2008 1:02:52 PM
better management and a sponsor/donation program
7/2/2008 12:56:46 PM
TNR (trap, neuter, release)
7/2/2008 12:56:39 PM
gelding, culling the sick
7/2/2008 12:55:42 PM
birth control: 35,000 horses vs 6 million cattle graze on public lands; what's wrong w/this picture?
7/2/2008 12:53:18 PM
adoption or leave them where they are
7/2/2008 12:51:43 PM
some type of birth control would be a better solution than killing them off. they were here first
7/2/2008 12:51:02 PM
With all of that money buy property just for the horses. 37 million can buy several acre's of land
7/2/2008 12:50:02 PM
Non-hormonal birth control methods for mares
7/2/2008 12:49:28 PM
More effort toward adoption and support for adoptees.
7/2/2008 12:47:17 PM
Let them roam where they should and keep the cattle off of the government land..
7/2/2008 12:38:24 PM
7/2/2008 12:34:40 PM
contraception - we can put a man on the moon, why not contraception for horses ?
7/2/2008 12:34:09 PM
stop leasing public land to cattle farmers
7/2/2008 12:31:52 PM
population control in some herds and getting the cattle and sheep off the ranges. These horses are
7/2/2008 12:31:29 PM
Return the land to the horses and stop leasing it and upsetting up the balance of nature
7/2/2008 12:28:56 PM
Reopen the packing plants and ship them.
7/2/2008 12:28:54 PM
Get tougher on "low end" breeders. Encourage more adoptions.
7/2/2008 12:26:24 PM
Capture the stallions and geld them
7/2/2008 12:25:47 PM
7/2/2008 12:24:55 PM
castration and natural selection
7/2/2008 12:21:21 PM
reduce numbers of domestic livestock grazing on PUBLIC LANDS where the wild horse should be protecte
7/2/2008 12:17:46 PM
Cut AUM cattle grazing numbers so forage and water are available. Sterilize most herd studs.
7/2/2008 12:15:47 PM
cut down livestock, the meats are not really healty anyway!
7/2/2008 12:13:09 PM
Control birth rate. Reduce cattle/ sheep on public lands which do more damage.
7/2/2008 12:11:21 PM
i would like to see more birth control tried first.
7/2/2008 12:09:15 PM
Reduce the cattle by the same numbers. These are PUBLIC lands, not private ranches.
7/2/2008 12:06:38 PM
7/2/2008 12:06:17 PM
Better breeding stock, adoption program.
7/2/2008 12:05:45 PM
7/2/2008 12:04:55 PM
Sterilization techniques, whether by gelding or injecting with chemicals.
7/2/2008 11:59:40 AM
Train them in prisons and sell to public
7/2/2008 11:58:16 AM
stop the totally exsessive over gathering and lying about the situation BLM has gotten itself into .
7/2/2008 11:56:36 AM
capture, neuter/spay, release. Yes, there would be costs, but less 'costly' than shooting them all.
7/2/2008 11:56:21 AM
Get the ranchers off of public lands.
7/2/2008 11:55:37 AM
7/2/2008 11:50:07 AM
Get the cows and sheep off the PUBLIC rangelands and leave the horsesand otherINDIGENOUSspeciesalone
7/2/2008 11:50:05 AM
more fund raising
7/2/2008 11:50:02 AM
GET THE COWS/SHEEP off the lands and leave the horses be.. Add Contraceptives and geld to limit
7/2/2008 11:49:22 AM
Get the Cattle off the public lands.
7/2/2008 11:48:31 AM
Round up a certain number of them and sell them to appropriate homes
7/2/2008 11:46:10 AM
Educate the public on the adoption of wild horses. I adopted one. She's GREAT!
7/2/2008 11:43:55 AM
Some type of birth control for the mares, and Gelding of less than perfect stallions
7/2/2008 11:31:09 AM
7/2/2008 11:29:46 AM
restrict land lease to cattle
7/2/2008 11:28:29 AM
7/2/2008 11:28:28 AM
isn't there a contraceptive option???
7/2/2008 11:26:32 AM
relocate to areas horse popualtions are very small or not .Like is done with Bison/bufflo herds in O
7/2/2008 11:21:17 AM
7/2/2008 11:14:07 AM
OLDER & UNADOBTABLE BACK INTO WILD NATURE SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THEM. RANCHERS NEE TO FEED OWN STOCK
7/2/2008 11:13:12 AM
Reduce cattle and sheep numbers.
7/2/2008 11:12:04 AM
7/2/2008 11:11:59 AM
there aren't that many out there. if needed, round up and move to other ranges
7/2/2008 11:10:34 AM
7/2/2008 11:05:09 AM
I think there should be state or federal subsidized sanctuaries
7/2/2008 11:05:02 AM
Increase budget-get out of Iraq.Eat less meat.No cattle on public lands.
7/2/2008 11:04:51 AM
the managment of the horses should of been left to the ranches like it used to be.
7/2/2008 11:04:21 AM
Reopening the slaughter allows horse owners 2 dispose of non-serviable, = more room for adoptions!
7/2/2008 10:59:56 AM
Raise cattle grazing fees. Lower the #/grazing permits. Use less costly round up techniques.
7/2/2008 10:58:55 AM
Trap, neuter, release, it works for ferrel cat colonies.
7/2/2008 10:57:34 AM
7/2/2008 10:56:26 AM
adoption, or a method of birth control which has been used in wild horses in the past.
7/2/2008 10:56:01 AM
7/2/2008 10:55:27 AM
7/2/2008 10:54:22 AM
feed thru birth control could decrease future foal crops or norplant type implant
7/2/2008 10:52:54 AM
Birth control for horses
7/2/2008 10:50:49 AM
geld most stallions, reduce grazing leases
7/2/2008 10:49:21 AM
Round up and castrate the lesser stallions to manage the herds populations
7/2/2008 10:47:48 AM
feed them to the europains they love horse meats
7/2/2008 10:46:41 AM
Why should we slaughter our wild horses for the benefit of the cattle ranchers?????????
7/2/2008 10:45:21 AM
some form of birth control
7/2/2008 10:43:22 AM
Older horses in holding should be euthanized. They are not "wild" anymore.
7/2/2008 10:42:47 AM
get the cows off of tax payers public lands its for wildlife not cowboy welfare
7/2/2008 10:40:51 AM
euthanize bad owners
7/2/2008 10:40:47 AM
Sterilization and natural selection. BLM and the cattle ranchers/sheep? Let the horses be!
7/2/2008 10:38:20 AM
Placement and birthcontrol
7/2/2008 10:35:02 AM
keep the govt out of it... let natural selection occur
7/2/2008 10:26:28 AM
My God there are so many people in this world that would give their eye teeth to own a horse!
7/2/2008 10:26:24 AM
how about slowing development? Or HUMAN population control?
7/2/2008 10:22:41 AM
let nature take care of it
7/2/2008 10:22:00 AM
castrating a few of the stallions
7/2/2008 10:14:20 AM
They should only be euthanized to prevent their suffering (i.e., if they are very old or very ill)
7/2/2008 10:13:48 AM
Why? Gentling by volunteers increases their value and is effective at getting them adopted.
7/2/2008 10:11:57 AM
they now have technology to employ equine birth control in the wild.
7/2/2008 10:06:27 AM
research intermittent birth control for mares. Round up is inhumane and traumatic!
7/2/2008 10:03:29 AM
STOP DEVELOPMENT in rural areas. too many da*n people!!
7/2/2008 10:01:54 AM
sterlize the mares
7/2/2008 10:01:24 AM
7/2/2008 9:58:10 AM
LIMIT privately-owned breeding rights on public lands....
7/2/2008 9:57:52 AM
I have no clue for now
7/2/2008 9:57:35 AM
raise grazing fees
7/2/2008 9:56:58 AM
Stop the BLM from using public land to sale grazing leases to ranchers who push out the wild horses
round up and castration of studs.
7/2/2008 9:56:20 AM
legalized slaughter in the US
7/2/2008 9:55:43 AM
The alternative to euthanizing is so cruel - holding pens!! Horses should run free
7/2/2008 9:54:49 AM
End roundups, limit usage of public lands to sheep and cattle ranchers.
7/2/2008 9:54:08 AM
stop roundups; stop killing the predators; stop subsidizing cattle & sheep operations
7/2/2008 9:52:44 AM
7/2/2008 9:49:37 AM
The land can sustain a larger herd. Keep the cattle off public land.
7/2/2008 9:49:14 AM
Reduce the herd size of the domestic animals.
7/2/2008 9:46:10 AM
Turn wolves out with them-they have done a wonderful job depopulating our (WY) elk and moose!
7/2/2008 9:45:44 AM
Ship to state with lower count of horses, rescues, geld less hardy stallions...
7/2/2008 9:45:40 AM
ask breed associations to ask for 100.00 per year per family donation to help with the cost.
7/2/2008 9:44:56 AM
adoption of the horses
7/2/2008 9:42:53 AM
If horses must be destroyed, allow their life to pass on to another life. Euthanasia ONLY ends life.
7/2/2008 9:39:58 AM
re-open the export of horses for human consumption or re-open the meat plants
7/2/2008 9:34:23 AM
auction or santuary placement
7/2/2008 9:34:00 AM
Allow people to hunt them
7/2/2008 9:32:56 AM
STOP BREEDING... Euthanization is just another form of slaughter
7/2/2008 9:31:31 AM
7/2/2008 9:30:36 AM
No solution needed! Let them alone!
7/2/2008 9:30:13 AM
7/2/2008 9:27:26 AM
Investigating the issue of other animals besides the mustang on the land.
7/2/2008 9:27:21 AM
7/2/2008 9:27:12 AM
Give them their freedom
7/2/2008 9:24:17 AM
I would rather see them used for food consumption than to rot in a holding pen
7/2/2008 9:23:06 AM
Leave them in the Wild!
7/2/2008 9:22:02 AM
change law to prohibit cattle from grazing on federal land--then the horses would have plenty of fe
7/2/2008 9:20:02 AM
Allow a piece of land for them in the area away from the domestic animals or find them homes
7/2/2008 9:19:34 AM
I think that addressing this issue with horse organizations, like TROT in MD, would be a first step.
7/2/2008 9:15:31 AM
castration.if the horses can be euthanized, castration is the way to go. don't kill the horses
7/2/2008 9:14:23 AM
Make more holding pens, hire more cowboys/cowgirls , people need work. Let Americorp help,
7/2/2008 9:13:54 AM
Restore the balance of nature.
7/2/2008 9:13:20 AM
7/2/2008 9:10:14 AM
appropriate management of public lands for both domestic and wild animals.Domestic herds overgraze.
7/2/2008 9:09:50 AM
Is radical, but anti-slaughter legislation forces vets to do for unwanted horses too.
7/2/2008 9:06:48 AM
contraception and downsizing domestic herds in the area
7/2/2008 9:06:34 AM
The government should set guidelines for an area that the horses can roam and try sterilization of s
7/2/2008 9:05:00 AM
Restrict open range cattle farmers.
7/2/2008 9:03:51 AM
downsizing the livestock that grazes on these PUBLIC lands
7/2/2008 9:01:59 AM
Sterilization or something like it
7/2/2008 8:59:15 AM
REOPEN SLAUGHTER PLANTS-FOR BENEFIT OF ALL
7/2/2008 8:58:07 AM
contraception of existing herds and limit the for profit overgrazing by the 6 million sheep and cows
7/2/2008 8:56:12 AM
horses that can't be adopted should be euthanized, birth control measures should be instituted
7/2/2008 8:54:51 AM
7/2/2008 8:51:54 AM
Adoption; Gelding lesser colts
7/2/2008 8:51:36 AM
stop eating so much beef, lose cattlemen
7/2/2008 8:51:34 AM
geld males - euthanize only old or sickly horses
7/2/2008 8:51:02 AM
On established wild horse reserves contriceptive innoculations for the mares.
7/2/2008 8:49:59 AM
Reduce cattle on public lands.
7/2/2008 8:46:35 AM
Thin out herds like we do w/other animals. Use the meat for export or dog food - don't waste it.
7/2/2008 8:46:17 AM
birth control....and finding a place suitable for all....God is always in control
7/2/2008 8:44:56 AM
release back into wild or RFD TV live auction
7/2/2008 8:44:01 AM
everbody saying adopt--do y'all have 10 of them in your backyeard? why not?
7/2/2008 8:38:53 AM
7/2/2008 8:38:40 AM
Adoption or relocation
7/2/2008 8:36:04 AM
Contraceptive methods and reduction of domestic livestock sharing the same grazing land
7/2/2008 8:35:33 AM
Gelding most of the stallions would be a long term solution.
7/2/2008 8:26:22 AM
birth control an adoption.
7/2/2008 8:23:09 AM
we destroy surplus dogs and cats, why so squeamish about horses?
7/2/2008 8:23:00 AM
gelding the yearling stallions
7/2/2008 8:22:06 AM
7/2/2008 8:18:41 AM
There are NOT too many wild horses. Cattle are overgrazing, not the horses!
7/2/2008 8:17:32 AM
or more casturation to control the herd.
7/2/2008 8:15:48 AM
Geld the stallions, limit development and cattle grazing in herd areas
7/2/2008 8:15:18 AM
There are many rescue facilities now. There's not that many wild horses anymore in our country!
7/2/2008 8:13:59 AM
Continue Adopting them out to homes
7/2/2008 8:09:52 AM
Organize better training for surplus horses, so they will be more attractive to more people.
7/2/2008 8:09:28 AM
7/2/2008 8:08:11 AM
Leave them alone, or use feeth-through birth control on the herds.
7/2/2008 8:03:58 AM
until contraceptives & adoptions can keep numbers in check
7/2/2008 8:03:56 AM
Reducing gov. leases to private ranchers; birtth control. U.S. citizens do not need $1.00 burgers!
7/2/2008 8:02:48 AM
7/2/2008 8:02:06 AM
stop bush's war and give more money to horses
7/2/2008 8:01:46 AM
Get the beef cows off of our ranges - now!
7/2/2008 8:00:20 AM
slaughter them for food
7/2/2008 7:58:24 AM
PZP USE when there really is an over-population.Only 25,000 free
7/2/2008 7:55:31 AM
7/2/2008 7:52:49 AM
7/2/2008 7:51:36 AM
Treat them as what they are: Native Wildlife.
7/2/2008 7:49:31 AM
Euthanize people to control their population growth and allow more open range for horses.
7/2/2008 7:48:39 AM
Possibly sterilization or some type of birth control; better adoption policies/practices
7/2/2008 7:47:44 AM
Sell hunting permits to reduce herd numbers. No slaughter dollars means taxpayers pay the bill.
7/2/2008 7:43:50 AM
7/2/2008 7:41:57 AM
it's quality of life, not quantity. living in a small overpopulated pen is no way to live for horse
7/2/2008 7:38:41 AM
use hormonal implants to induce sterility
7/2/2008 7:34:54 AM
I would think gelding of stallions or some form of birth control with the mares would control herd s
7/2/2008 7:27:45 AM
Remove some---not all--- of the 4 million cattle and sheep from public lands.
7/2/2008 7:25:33 AM
Quit giving out land permits to cattle and sheep ranchers.
7/2/2008 7:17:05 AM
7/2/2008 7:15:54 AM
remove the stallions and start gelding any young ones in the future
7/2/2008 7:13:26 AM
Geld some of the stallions
7/2/2008 7:09:23 AM
7/2/2008 7:08:59 AM
privitization of adoptions and; approaching as a rescue euthanizing older or unhealthy horses ok
7/2/2008 7:03:13 AM
7/2/2008 6:53:12 AM
Not taking so many off their range land and getting rid of an equal amount of cattle--more adoptions
7/2/2008 6:41:32 AM
birth control for mares, castration for males
7/2/2008 6:27:53 AM
7/2/2008 6:24:40 AM
euthanize the damn humans multipling too fast
7/2/2008 6:22:23 AM
Leave them alone. They have as much right to public lands as Ranchers livestock.
7/2/2008 6:07:15 AM
castration of stallions, less cattle and sheep on public land
7/2/2008 5:59:38 AM
Initiate mustang gentling programs at all the prisons in western states.
7/2/2008 5:54:44 AM
Some kind of birth control treatment
7/2/2008 5:43:22 AM
Let's call it butchering them for money.
7/2/2008 5:41:25 AM
make the cattle industry get off of the BLM and we wouldn't have to kill wild horses
7/2/2008 5:19:46 AM
7/2/2008 4:48:16 AM
Annual capture and sterilization of stallions
7/2/2008 4:29:13 AM
Round up the stallions and geld them!
7/2/2008 4:19:45 AM
Leave them in the wild where they belong.
7/2/2008 3:53:44 AM
As a Kiger owner, NO WAY!! What about increased use of the PZP vaccine???
7/2/2008 3:47:59 AM
Extreme Mustang Makeovers are great, BLM should have Satellite adoptions at them for the untamed.
7/2/2008 3:45:27 AM
I don't know many details but can't we let nature handle it?
7/2/2008 3:43:55 AM
Castrate the stallions, stud colts and yearlings That would stop the rapid growth of herds.
7/2/2008 3:31:28 AM
Short term holding facilities, castration of colts, euthanise only those stuck in long-term holdings
7/2/2008 3:18:57 AM
control the breeding effectively, then you wont have to euthanize any horse.
7/2/2008 2:56:59 AM
as with stray pets neutering them would be ok
7/2/2008 2:48:39 AM
7/2/2008 2:25:43 AM
7/2/2008 2:21:40 AM
they were born and breed wild, the solution is to let them live on the land they've always lived on
7/2/2008 2:14:38 AM
These horses are protected, BLM has mismanaged them horribly why should they pay with their lives?
7/2/2008 2:05:55 AM
Leave them completely alone, population will self-regulate.
7/2/2008 2:00:27 AM
Castrastion of all stallions. Round ups only for the number of horses that can be sold/adopted.
7/2/2008 1:59:29 AM
Birth control, and stylization,
7/2/2008 1:55:16 AM
Reactivate the horse slaughter plants for human consumption overseas and dog food.
7/2/2008 1:50:13 AM
Reinstate the kll market fo all horses so all horses can be disposed of humanly domestic & wild
7/2/2008 1:49:37 AM
Let the earth make the decision
7/2/2008 1:47:05 AM
There is no population growth! That is propaganda
7/2/2008 1:46:22 AM
Release the horses back to the herd areas.
7/2/2008 1:45:12 AM
Offer them free to qualified adopters
7/2/2008 1:40:36 AM
birth control and foster care with qualified people who could claim feed and hay on taxes
7/2/2008 1:37:21 AM
if one is older or ill then it should, but why should a healthy, younger horse be euthanized?
7/2/2008 1:32:22 AM
Let them be wild, let them be just as any other animal in the wild,
7/2/2008 1:23:01 AM
7/2/2008 1:20:29 AM
Is that going to help control the pop growth or get rid of the 30,000 waiting on homes?
7/2/2008 1:20:12 AM
more habitat - geld some colts
7/2/2008 1:18:14 AM
Let them live wild and free on public lands. Reduce free loading livestock grazing at public trough
7/2/2008 1:13:51 AM
Cut off benefits to illegal aliens and there will be plenty of money for other programs too!
7/2/2008 1:13:00 AM
birth control & adoption
7/2/2008 1:05:04 AM
Give them more land
7/2/2008 1:01:02 AM
contraceptive measures, downsizing in the # of domestic livestock herds that graze on public lands
7/2/2008 12:58:28 AM
7/2/2008 12:58:27 AM
7/2/2008 12:57:05 AM
geld males and return to wild
7/2/2008 12:56:41 AM
Stop leasing land to cattle breeders!!
7/2/2008 12:55:43 AM
IF cattle ranchers weren't so land greedy there wouldn't be a control problem!
7/2/2008 12:55:04 AM
I'm Undecided: pro- control unadopt pop. con- a step away from protecting them.
7/2/2008 12:46:45 AM
It's better then starving to death
7/2/2008 12:44:22 AM
Round up the cows! Get ranchers and developers off our PUBLIC OWNED wild lands!
7/2/2008 12:38:44 AM
How about gelding, the way wild cats are spayed or neutered
7/2/2008 12:37:55 AM
Govt. should advertise that there are too many horses, cats, dogs. stop breeding!
7/2/2008 12:31:41 AM
Get the livestock out of their range.
7/2/2008 12:28:12 AM
Leave their lands alone
7/2/2008 12:26:00 AM
Selective euthanasia is the key
7/2/2008 12:22:19 AM
Send the horses to prison programs and train inmates to care for and break them. Win WIN.
7/2/2008 12:19:16 AM
they were here before us and they should stay that way.
7/2/2008 12:16:17 AM
Geld stallions and adopt out mares.
7/2/2008 12:11:17 AM
Adoption and sterilization
7/2/2008 12:10:18 AM
Nueter & euthanize the politicians that are trying to kill off the last of OUR wild horses
7/2/2008 12:10:12 AM
control population of domestic animals grazing on the HORSE'S land!
7/2/2008 12:09:17 AM
At point I thought a sterilization program was initiated(?)
7/2/2008 12:06:22 AM
Sterilization and reducing cattle and other livestock population using public land
7/2/2008 12:04:10 AM
7/2/2008 12:04:01 AM
adoption, advancement of research into some form of birth control
7/1/2008 11:58:48 PM
Birth control for the mares or geld the studs.
7/1/2008 11:56:50 PM
ask the ranchers around these areas to adopt some.
7/1/2008 11:54:18 PM
every other animal industry practices herd culling, why not mustangs also?
7/1/2008 11:54:12 PM
Remove some of the 6 million cattle/sheep that are on our public lands.
7/1/2008 11:53:25 PM
Let them go home and euthanize 27,000 of the 4 million cows on public range.
7/1/2008 11:49:46 PM
Let them run free on their land! There will still be plenty of room for the greedy ranchers!
7/1/2008 11:48:47 PM
7/1/2008 11:40:08 PM
sterilize and release
7/1/2008 11:39:09 PM
Horses that are unadoptable might be put down, but healthy, sound, young horses shouldn't be.
7/1/2008 11:37:58 PM
We need to preserve the equine history and bloodlines of America.
7/1/2008 11:35:03 PM
Uhhh, get the CATTLE OFF, bring the predators back!
7/1/2008 11:34:15 PM
Dart the mares with birth control, it's cheaper than rounding them up
7/1/2008 11:30:29 PM
ride a horse save the gas
7/1/2008 11:27:13 PM
Fire BLM officials for allowing things to get to this point.
7/1/2008 11:26:53 PM
7/1/2008 11:21:53 PM
remove the cows from the land, ans sterilize the satllions, leaving fewer studs to breed. Remove th
7/1/2008 11:20:11 PM
Turn loose those penned, drop them hay if needed, keep water sources clean. There is not a problem
7/1/2008 11:19:37 PM
Putting these animals to death isn't going to fix the problem .
7/1/2008 11:17:32 PM
7/1/2008 11:16:25 PM
open a well regulated slaughter house and put there bodies to good use. It's a form of harvest.
7/1/2008 11:15:18 PM
Remove the cattle, feed the horses
7/1/2008 11:15:09 PM
increase the age from 10 to 20 y/o
7/1/2008 11:14:05 PM
Let Nature determine it.
7/1/2008 11:13:29 PM
education and responsibility
7/1/2008 11:10:47 PM
7/1/2008 11:09:41 PM
Leave them alone except for adoption
7/1/2008 11:09:25 PM
Leave them alone.
7/1/2008 11:06:13 PM
GELDING! Birth control! Take away some cattle land!
7/1/2008 11:03:50 PM
Capture the foals and train them at an early age to be put to good use!
7/1/2008 11:01:16 PM
LET THEM BE TO LIVE & DIE BY NATURES HAND. GET THE COWS OFF THEIR LAND. DONT KILL NATURAL PREDATORS.
7/1/2008 10:58:53 PM
PZP birth control for animals
7/1/2008 10:56:02 PM
the old or sick could be euthanized
7/1/2008 10:55:07 PM
instead of keeping them in holding fac.,why not geld the males and them set them free?!!
7/1/2008 10:54:09 PM
Need RELIABLE DATA on wild horses' status; I favor a healthy balance of predator-prey relationships
7/1/2008 10:53:59 PM
Castration or I have heard of literally shooting the with some form of birth control in a dart.
7/1/2008 10:51:23 PM
I think the use of the vaccination to ne to prevent the mare from becoming pregnant
7/1/2008 10:51:09 PM
are we also euthanizing their predators? Let's see if they can manage populations.
7/1/2008 10:50:43 PM
Would rather see short-term birth control methods for mares, gelding stallions, etc.
7/1/2008 10:47:35 PM
Bring back slaughter
7/1/2008 10:46:59 PM
sterilize mares or stallions
7/1/2008 10:45:55 PM
Let them continue to live in the wild!!
7/1/2008 10:45:00 PM
more round ups and adoption
7/1/2008 10:43:03 PM
Let them remain in the wild. Survival of the fittest would come into play.
7/1/2008 10:42:35 PM
I think a better alternative is to annually geld yearling colts & release them back to the herd
7/1/2008 10:36:48 PM
expand their lands that are rightfully theirs and introduce a better contraceptive for mares
7/1/2008 10:33:41 PM
Stop allowing ranchers to graze their cattle on Federal land that we pay for! Simple!
7/1/2008 10:31:51 PM
hold training competitions and then auction the trained horses
7/1/2008 10:29:00 PM
Sterilization of the herds by humane procedures.
7/1/2008 10:25:56 PM
stop rounding them up, cancel/buy cattle leases
7/1/2008 10:25:17 PM
Thin out oldest horses and stallions
7/1/2008 10:25:12 PM
Leave them to God and to their destiny. God and the horses know how to survive without government .
7/1/2008 10:21:45 PM
fosteing them on a wild life preserve with help for the goverment to pay the up keep and care .
7/1/2008 10:21:35 PM
7/1/2008 10:19:11 PM
Use for scientific research, to better find cures for equines worldwide.
7/1/2008 10:19:00 PM
Do away with the BLM and investigate lies and corruption elsewhere in the Dept of Interior.
7/1/2008 10:15:17 PM
Stop pandering to cattlemen and let their population find it own level
7/1/2008 10:13:42 PM
there also a better choice
7/1/2008 10:13:38 PM
1)castrate stallions2)tax breaks to those who adopt them3)horse herds given to Canada provinces.
7/1/2008 10:11:32 PM
7/1/2008 10:11:27 PM
birth control or geld the stallions
7/1/2008 10:10:52 PM
castrate most of the stallions & do the same every 2 yrs thus cutting down population.
7/1/2008 10:09:06 PM
Offer them for Adoption
7/1/2008 10:05:07 PM
why not have vets and vet students, castrate stallions and then return them
7/1/2008 10:04:14 PM
Wild horses should be wild, nature takes care of her own
7/1/2008 10:02:21 PM
Better adoption programs
7/1/2008 10:02:00 PM
Use the program at Return To Freedom as an alternitive for herd management
7/1/2008 10:01:43 PM
open more land for them and let nature control, not cattle or sheet ranchers.
7/1/2008 10:01:30 PM
Remove the cattle being raised for export. Find another area to drill for oil.
7/1/2008 10:01:25 PM
provide more US land for them instead of leasing to cattle farms.
7/1/2008 9:59:56 PM
maybe be a little more aggressive in the numbers of horses rounded up for adoption.
7/1/2008 9:58:29 PM
If they can so call "round them up" then why can`t they geld them ?
7/1/2008 9:57:51 PM
7/1/2008 9:56:55 PM
7/1/2008 9:54:26 PM
7/1/2008 9:53:42 PM
give them away like all the animal rights groups think should do with our sick,injured or oldhorses.
7/1/2008 9:52:40 PM
birthcontrol or introduce natural predators
7/1/2008 9:51:52 PM
get rid of cars and ride them.what do ya know and end to global warming
7/1/2008 9:50:40 PM
a national treasure turned into a national disgrace
7/1/2008 9:49:04 PM
there are birth control solutions such as geld and release, stop ranchers from encroachment.
7/1/2008 9:48:59 PM
7/1/2008 9:47:58 PM
birth control and let them on more government land
7/1/2008 9:46:16 PM
Re-open the slaughter houses.
7/1/2008 9:45:09 PM
Birth control and castration. lower #'s of cattle
7/1/2008 9:43:49 PM
Leave them in the wild to die a natural death
7/1/2008 9:40:35 PM
7/1/2008 9:39:52 PM
I think it is cruel and inhumane to keep these wild horses in holding pens for more than two weeks.
7/1/2008 9:39:51 PM
How about castrating stallions, for few years, so the population could be controlled?
7/1/2008 9:36:20 PM
An alternative could be trying to sterilize mares, less ablility to breed, less population.
7/1/2008 9:36:02 PM
More promotion about adopting, castratiing most stallions to control breeding
7/1/2008 9:34:11 PM
7/1/2008 9:31:07 PM
Geld males; encourage natural predators (mountain lions)
7/1/2008 9:30:09 PM
Limit the number of domestic livestock (namely CATTLE and sheep). Read original Taylor Grazing Act.
7/1/2008 9:28:26 PM
Yes, euthanize the old and castrate some of the young stallions and fix a few mares, or use marbles.
7/1/2008 9:27:25 PM
moe land for the horses, less land for malls.
7/1/2008 9:26:08 PM
Removing just a small part of that useless cattle that plagues the Western States
7/1/2008 9:18:51 PM
we should let some of our older and less able horses go and suffer less.
7/1/2008 9:18:49 PM
Increase adoptions, increase natural predators
7/1/2008 9:16:57 PM
use of birth control
7/1/2008 9:16:50 PM
7/1/2008 9:15:24 PM
More empasis on contraception studies/implementation
7/1/2008 9:15:19 PM
7/1/2008 9:13:41 PM
Neuter and release.
7/1/2008 9:11:21 PM
Only the cattle ranchers believe their population is out of control - LEAVE THEM ALONE
7/1/2008 9:05:18 PM
smaller domesticated herds
7/1/2008 9:04:01 PM
get all those rancher's cattle off our land. they don't pay enough to graze there.
7/1/2008 8:59:35 PM
People need to cut down on their own breeding!
7/1/2008 8:58:14 PM
let them be nature will take care of them like it always has
7/1/2008 8:57:48 PM
set areas aside for them that are not suitable for cattle.
7/1/2008 8:56:46 PM
usse the moneyto kill the horses to keep them alive PLEASE
7/1/2008 8:56:01 PM
there is a birth control shot which can be darted into the mares
7/1/2008 8:52:30 PM
Geld as many stallions as you can with the $39 million budget
7/1/2008 8:51:50 PM
7/1/2008 8:50:32 PM
Geld all but the very best stallions to improve the breed. Geldings can be adopted or rereleased.
7/1/2008 8:48:25 PM
vasectomy for stallions, they'll still protect there heard and breed...just no new foals produced.
7/1/2008 8:47:39 PM
Release the horses. Do not re-catch them. Catching & holding them is what costs money.
7/1/2008 8:47:37 PM
yes if they have health problems, how about castration for males
7/1/2008 8:46:57 PM
Perhaps they (BLM) could do as they are doing now, but with the horses that are not adoptable; old,
7/1/2008 8:44:53 PM
Create a santuary for them and let the cattle graze elsewhere.
7/1/2008 8:44:46 PM
7/1/2008 8:42:40 PM
Birth control & limiting the numbers of cattle on PUBLIC lands
7/1/2008 8:41:47 PM
Kick the cattle and sheep out! Give the land back to its rightful owners -- the wild mustangs!!
7/1/2008 8:39:00 PM
the genetic viability is already suffering. They need to be managed like any registered horse
7/1/2008 8:38:37 PM
Move some horses to Canada for adoption, geld/spay and turn loose the older ones
7/1/2008 8:38:17 PM
It would be better than them suffering in the Canadian Slaughter houses or abused by adopters.
7/1/2008 8:37:08 PM
7/1/2008 8:35:32 PM
Leave the wild horses alone
7/1/2008 8:35:25 PM
Try running the adoption program properly. Horses shouldn't be killed because of humans' stupidity a
7/1/2008 8:35:17 PM
7/1/2008 8:32:50 PM
1. Limit grazing by ranchers on open lands
7/1/2008 8:32:32 PM
geld the colts
7/1/2008 8:31:20 PM
ok only if all other avenues were exhausted.
7/1/2008 8:29:02 PM
Adoption, control of HUMAN populations growth, gelding stallions
7/1/2008 8:28:22 PM
sterilization, gender separation, predators
7/1/2008 8:27:48 PM
Unless there is some thing wrong with a horse that requires euthanaisia, it's murder.
7/1/2008 8:27:11 PM
Let PETA and HSUS take care of them.
7/1/2008 8:26:39 PM
sterilization of some to help population control
7/1/2008 8:26:27 PM
free adoptions or tax to care for them
7/1/2008 8:25:35 PM
HELL NO, they were here first!!!
7/1/2008 8:22:52 PM
7/1/2008 8:22:36 PM
Domesticated horses with health, etc. need to be put down or they will be let loose also.
7/1/2008 8:20:27 PM
the people who use fed. property for pvt ranching should move out. let the horses live there
7/1/2008 8:15:53 PM
control reproduction/feed with hay/what is the reason for taking them away from their homeland?
7/1/2008 8:15:23 PM
Return them to where they were! Screw the ranchers!
7/1/2008 8:13:53 PM
Sterilization and/or castration
7/1/2008 8:12:10 PM
Having a refuge for them
7/1/2008 8:09:36 PM
I think the greedy ranchers need to be controlled
7/1/2008 8:09:08 PM
7/1/2008 8:02:09 PM
castrate and release
7/1/2008 8:01:32 PM
Use of PZP. Dollar donation box on W2. sterilize and release holding pen mustangs back to wild.
7/1/2008 7:59:44 PM
Geld the colts.
7/1/2008 7:59:33 PM
Capture and geld stallions, encourage adoptions
7/1/2008 7:57:57 PM
Train their babies and put them to work somehow
7/1/2008 7:57:52 PM
More "Mustang Challenges" as done at the Calif HorsExpo in June 2008
7/1/2008 7:56:52 PM
whos next. Old people
7/1/2008 7:56:24 PM
birth control and all other means should be used first, humane euthanasia as a last resort
7/1/2008 7:55:55 PM
Make them affordable to families that would love to own a horse
7/1/2008 7:55:22 PM
Let them live out their lives they way God intended. Nature has a way of taking care of its own.
7/1/2008 7:53:31 PM
Leave the horses alone and make the cattlemen find new pastures!!
7/1/2008 7:52:02 PM
geld the less desirable stallions and spay the mares... always a $$$ issue!
7/1/2008 7:51:25 PM
castration/birth control methods
7/1/2008 7:48:39 PM
birth control/ castration
7/1/2008 7:46:40 PM
reinstate horse slaughter facilities
7/1/2008 7:46:15 PM
Get the 6 million/sheep off our public lands & protect the 32,000 horses from the BLM & DOI
7/1/2008 7:45:42 PM
7/1/2008 7:44:46 PM
If it's only the old and unadoptable one's
7/1/2008 7:43:31 PM
birth control on the range
7/1/2008 7:43:02 PM
Stop the roundups & let the horses live in peace, ensuring they have enough good land to live on
7/1/2008 7:42:39 PM
return them to the wild
7/1/2008 7:41:45 PM
What about having volunteer vets out there rounding up the boys and gelding them?
7/1/2008 7:35:05 PM
birth control and culling
7/1/2008 7:34:43 PM
geld some of the stallions or birth control for mares
7/1/2008 7:34:22 PM
Why don't they geld the stallions and the population growth will take care of itself.
7/1/2008 7:32:24 PM
7/1/2008 7:32:16 PM
'birth control' - however that would be a slower solution and would not solve the current situation
7/1/2008 7:30:56 PM
7/1/2008 7:30:26 PM
There should be more effort put into sterilzation and birth control.
7/1/2008 7:29:38 PM
7/1/2008 7:29:37 PM
Leave them alone! Let them be wild horses.To hell with the sheep and cattle ranchers
7/1/2008 7:27:33 PM
increase auctions in different states
There are birth control measures available for mares. They are used in Outer Banks Horses in NC
7/1/2008 7:27:26 PM
Use birth control for the mares
7/1/2008 7:27:24 PM
geld, give them back the land, not ranchers
7/1/2008 7:26:10 PM
As long as its done humanely.
7/1/2008 7:26:06 PM
breed less in captivity and use the horses that are available. There are all kinds of great horses!
7/1/2008 7:24:05 PM
Subsidy for farmers willing to allow grazing
7/1/2008 7:22:25 PM
7/1/2008 7:21:09 PM
birth control by feed.
7/1/2008 7:20:59 PM
Feed and water them.
7/1/2008 7:18:14 PM
stop killing mountain lions and wolves, also some contraceptives for mares.
7/1/2008 7:14:55 PM
limit use of public lands by ranchers
7/1/2008 7:13:47 PM
"the $ question is so easy to knock down - ask any American "would you donate $1 for wild horse pres
7/1/2008 7:12:24 PM
Give them more access to natural parkland, use them to help control plant populations.
7/1/2008 7:12:08 PM
STERILIZATION AT A YOUNG AGE
7/1/2008 7:11:58 PM
Can't we used a previously used birth control with Mares?
7/1/2008 7:10:42 PM
Non-slaughter house sales adoptions and rehabilitation animals for kids and criminals
7/1/2008 7:07:01 PM
Leave them to their own devices-all other naturalized animals control #s by survival of the fittest
7/1/2008 7:06:04 PM
Manage the wild herds, as BLM was instructed, to maintain adequate gene pools. Oust cattle if need
7/1/2008 7:03:55 PM
there are a lot of useless politicians who should be shot too but we dont - sterilize stallions
7/1/2008 7:03:38 PM
6 million livestock graze, but there's not enough room for 35 thousand horses? Give me a break!
7/1/2008 7:03:10 PM
leave them on their land in the first place,they are hurting no one,they are not starving.
7/1/2008 6:59:42 PM
have generous preserves set aside for them
7/1/2008 6:57:31 PM
To remove all the welfare farmers and fat cattle off the land as they are the ones ruining the land
7/1/2008 6:56:15 PM
Equine contraception, and/or removal of private sheep and cattle from public ranges.
7/1/2008 6:55:27 PM
horses deemed unadoptable should be humanely euthanized. Unfortunately, can't save them all.
7/1/2008 6:52:01 PM
if they are handled to euthanize them, then why not geld the stallions instead.
7/1/2008 6:51:56 PM
birth control - Porcine zona pellucida (PZP) is used successfully w/ wildlife, including horses!
7/1/2008 6:50:44 PM
birth control for horses & removal of cattle from public lands
7/1/2008 6:50:35 PM
Establish self-stabilizing wild horse and burro populations through proper reserve design
7/1/2008 6:49:39 PM
return to the wild
7/1/2008 6:46:02 PM
Getting the 'welfare ranchers' off public lands and then looking at the wild horse situation again.
7/1/2008 6:39:41 PM
Some kind of birth control
7/1/2008 6:38:36 PM
Rather than euthanized them when you catch them, geld the males.
7/1/2008 6:38:25 PM
Who says that 33,000 horses are too many when you have millions of cattle and sheep on the same land
7/1/2008 6:36:32 PM
7/1/2008 6:36:22 PM
Increase spending on adoption programs to further educate the public.
7/1/2008 6:33:31 PM
his is more humane than letting them starve..
7/1/2008 6:31:40 PM
LET THEM REMAIN FREE AS THEY SHOULD BE AND LET THE CATLLEMEN ASSOC> BUY THEIR OWN LAN FOR THEI CATTL
7/1/2008 6:30:07 PM
Sell them for export to Europe for human consumption and the Government could even defray some costs
7/1/2008 6:29:53 PM
Our country is NOT OVER POPULATED WITH WILD HORSES>>STOP MESSING WITH THEM >
7/1/2008 6:29:27 PM
seek distribution of 1-2 of them to each of the equine rescue organizations within the US.
7/1/2008 6:28:53 PM
Birth control for mares; gelding stallions.
7/1/2008 6:28:36 PM
turn them back wild, shoot and drop for scavangers
7/1/2008 6:28:27 PM
I think the adopting of the animals helps. I myself have adopted 6 Equine from BLM. They are great.
7/1/2008 6:28:09 PM
This stems from cattle ranchers who do not want mustang competion for food and water.
7/1/2008 6:28:07 PM
gelding stallions, spaying mares to control breeding.
7/1/2008 6:27:27 PM
How appallilng that the govt agency legislated to protect these horses are even thinking of THAT!
7/1/2008 6:26:43 PM
Birth control for the mares/geld the stallions
7/1/2008 6:25:11 PM
Euthanize the BLM management officials!
7/1/2008 6:24:36 PM
Contraceptives like are used in other ferals
7/1/2008 6:21:55 PM
7/1/2008 6:21:52 PM
7/1/2008 6:21:50 PM
Gelding and spaying - isn't that an much better and obvious solution?
7/1/2008 6:20:28 PM
Gelding the stallions
7/1/2008 6:16:36 PM
neuter and release
7/1/2008 6:14:56 PM
NOT THE BLM!
7/1/2008 6:13:58 PM
Better funding to BLM to manage the horses Research- find birth control & more/better land
7/1/2008 6:13:14 PM
birth control, charge more for grazing domestic animals, expand wild horse ranges
7/1/2008 6:10:34 PM
oral or surgical birth control
7/1/2008 6:08:57 PM
If the other alternative is starving
7/1/2008 6:04:26 PM
7/1/2008 6:02:42 PM
Remove some of the domestic livestock and leave the WILDLIFE alone!
7/1/2008 6:01:43 PM
get the cattle off the range and (re)introduce natural preditors
7/1/2008 6:00:49 PM
move some to other public lands. horses can't help they were there before people
7/1/2008 5:59:43 PM
reduce subsidized pvt livestock-public land,suppported by public $, wildhorses&wildlife belong there
7/1/2008 5:59:23 PM
Humanely capture and geld stallions, re-release. I.E. birth control.
7/1/2008 5:59:18 PM
Creating more area for the horses to graze, planting, etc.
7/1/2008 5:56:56 PM
Telling greedy ranchers to SHARE the land. We subsidize them!
7/1/2008 5:56:21 PM
birth control, and keeping gene diversity
7/1/2008 5:56:02 PM
Repopulate the over 100 herd areas zeroed out by BLM with healthy wild horses in holding.
7/1/2008 5:55:44 PM
All stallions should be castrated and returned to the wild until the number of births are down.
7/1/2008 5:54:30 PM
Leave them alone, as they are NOT a problem
7/1/2008 5:53:30 PM
A percentage of adopted Mustangs end up neglected & abused... 'selective dispatch' may be an idea.
7/1/2008 5:52:15 PM
reduce domestic livestock grazing on public lands
7/1/2008 5:50:39 PM
7/1/2008 5:49:31 PM
Thehorses belong to the citizens of the US. Remove the cattle
7/1/2008 5:49:01 PM
Depends on WHO decides what the population should be.
7/1/2008 5:47:38 PM
Better range management. Stop bowing to all the people whose cattle graze on the same land.
7/1/2008 5:44:55 PM
to pull more studs and to try to minimize breeding to a greater elimation
7/1/2008 5:42:20 PM
Quit reducing the size of their range land, and let the land determine the size of the heard.
7/1/2008 5:41:21 PM
Remove cattle from the horses legally awarded land (laws being avoided here)
7/1/2008 5:41:00 PM
Some horse herds are already being controlled with birth control. Leave the horses alone.
7/1/2008 5:40:19 PM
It is called spay and neuter!
7/1/2008 5:39:56 PM
Stop roundups. If open range is public land, the ranchers have no right to complain.
7/1/2008 5:39:39 PM
Humans are driving herds to less vast areas to live and breed; you can't mess with nature.
7/1/2008 5:38:06 PM
7/1/2008 5:37:02 PM
There are too many and not enough quality homes. I would rather see them euthanized than starving.
7/1/2008 5:36:52 PM
Ensure over breeding doesn't occur, advertise adoption of mustangs
7/1/2008 5:35:16 PM
castration of stallions and rerelease
7/1/2008 5:34:20 PM
Perhaps birth control or perhaps less domestic livestock competing for their grazing lands
7/1/2008 5:33:03 PM
Take the cattle off of the gov't land!
7/1/2008 5:33:01 PM
There is enough natural predation.
7/1/2008 5:32:11 PM
geld inadequate stallions using SLR and put back in wild..
7/1/2008 5:31:42 PM
Round them up, geld the colts while young.
7/1/2008 5:30:57 PM
7/1/2008 5:30:48 PM
I believe it should be the cattle and other livestock that should be controlled.
7/1/2008 5:29:54 PM
7/1/2008 5:29:22 PM
remove the cows from the grazing fields
7/1/2008 5:27:45 PM
Castration and tubal ligation would be more humane unless the wild horses host an incurable disease
7/1/2008 5:27:34 PM
Slaughter of wild horses is no different than slaughter for domestics.
7/1/2008 5:27:19 PM
PZP birth control
7/1/2008 5:26:51 PM
If they can spend the Money to euthanize horses why can't they just casterate some of the stallions?
7/1/2008 5:26:36 PM
7/1/2008 5:26:33 PM
sReopen the slaughterhouses.
7/1/2008 5:25:51 PM
One word... Contraceptives!!!
7/1/2008 5:25:49 PM
In thw wild non-hormonal birth control.
7/1/2008 5:25:29 PM
reopen the slaughter houses, send them there
7/1/2008 5:25:10 PM
Prisoner rehab programs
7/1/2008 5:24:51 PM
round up and castrate a lot of males then release
7/1/2008 5:23:16 PM
Castrate the stallions.
7/1/2008 5:22:14 PM
There is no need for population control as only 25,000 are freeand mares are given PZP
7/1/2008 5:22:00 PM
no more roundups...proper management....NOT THE BLM>>>>they havedone more harm than good.....
7/1/2008 5:21:10 PM
Birth control has been working. Increase and improve (re-seed) the existing range land.
7/1/2008 5:17:35 PM
adoption, there are plenty of people that would
7/1/2008 5:16:59 PM
Tell people; many people will be glad to take one, some.
7/1/2008 5:16:31 PM
Birth control methods same as Zoo animals, ie dart guns with appropriate medication
7/1/2008 5:16:26 PM
7/1/2008 5:16:10 PM
yes only if old or lame or otherwise unadoptable. Extra effort to reduce the # in holding
7/1/2008 5:15:05 PM
allowing re-sale of all horses adopted. so trainers will buy them and make them ridable.
7/1/2008 5:14:43 PM
There is no solution needed! Leave them alone! Remove the cattlemens' cows from public land!
7/1/2008 5:14:37 PM
Sale for humane slaughter, preferably in U.S.
7/1/2008 5:14:25 PM
7/1/2008 5:14:23 PM
put them back in the wild and pump up the population of mountain lions and other preditors
7/1/2008 5:14:00 PM
7/1/2008 5:12:15 PM
birth control - as wild numbers drop rerelease unadoptable horses in the holding pens
7/1/2008 5:12:12 PM
how about birth control, spay neuter it really could be done....
7/1/2008 5:11:58 PM
Adoption and better management of the populations
7/1/2008 5:09:49 PM
7/1/2008 5:08:56 PM
contraceptives to reduce the numbers
7/1/2008 5:08:20 PM
Birth control: Humans have this nasty habit of destroying that which requires effort without profit
7/1/2008 5:08:09 PM
Vasectomy for stallions, hormonal implants for mares, reduction of breeding capacity
7/1/2008 5:07:44 PM
More aggressive adoption campaign, possibly with training assistance.
7/1/2008 5:07:25 PM
Don't let ranchers "free range" cattle on government owned lands
7/1/2008 5:06:56 PM
Only by selected professionals who will cull the herd wisely and the meat donated to food shelters
7/1/2008 5:06:37 PM
reopen slaughter industry in US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
7/1/2008 5:05:59 PM
LET THEM RUN FREE - THE FITESS WILL SURVIVE
7/1/2008 5:04:48 PM
7/1/2008 5:03:55 PM
Treat wild horses like a national treasure.
7/1/2008 5:02:27 PM
Cut # of cattle & sheep in 1/2 & let horses be!
7/1/2008 5:02:26 PM
Why waste? They should be used for dog food or human consupmtion. This is a viable for unwanted ho
7/1/2008 5:02:21 PM
And Cattle should not be grazing on Public Land.If you don't have your own land, don't raise cattle.
7/1/2008 5:00:30 PM
7/1/2008 4:58:27 PM
Spay/Neuter + freeze-brand and release again. Feed-through hormones preventing pregnancies.
7/1/2008 4:58:23 PM
I'd rather see them euthanized verses being shot or shipped to slaughterhouses.
7/1/2008 4:56:25 PM
Euthanasia as in shooting? sterilization - how about trap, neuter and release stallions. Of
7/1/2008 4:56:18 PM
wildlife contraception to manage population growth
7/1/2008 4:56:09 PM
euthanize people who try to take therel lands. this would help control the people population.
7/1/2008 4:55:09 PM
7/1/2008 4:53:18 PM
Let them live--get the cattle and sheep out!
7/1/2008 4:53:09 PM
7/1/2008 4:52:12 PM
Round up the new offspring and yearlings and tame them.
7/1/2008 4:51:39 PM
Kick the rich ranchers who are paying hardly anything for grazing rights off the public lands.
7/1/2008 4:51:17 PM
How about gelding the stallions?
7/1/2008 4:50:47 PM
shrink the cattle herds
7/1/2008 4:49:41 PM
Give the excess to the PETA people and legislators that voted to stop slaughter.
7/1/2008 4:49:11 PM
let the people vote.Wild horses or cattle and sheep on our public land. I vote for horses
7/1/2008 4:48:06 PM
find some land where they can run free the way they are supposed to.
7/1/2008 4:47:51 PM
Start euthanizing humans, they overpopulated the planet. More room for animals.
7/1/2008 4:47:21 PM
Shoot the government?Or the cattle ranchers?
7/1/2008 4:47:08 PM
7/1/2008 4:46:40 PM
I think that ALL healthy animals should be protected and allowed to be placed up for adoption
7/1/2008 4:46:35 PM
7/1/2008 4:46:20 PM
less cattle and sheep -import red wolves
7/1/2008 4:45:52 PM
gelding and steralizing some of them
7/1/2008 4:45:50 PM
sterilization to limit reporduction & encouraging more pre-adoption training programs for the horses
7/1/2008 4:45:34 PM
7/1/2008 4:45:07 PM
a comprehensive plan executed by non-special interest groups
7/1/2008 4:45:00 PM
I adopted a BLM mustang 16 yrs ago -- great horse, exceeded my expectations!
7/1/2008 4:44:18 PM
Re-open the US Slaughter Facilities!!!
7/1/2008 4:44:13 PM
Humane transport & slaughter
7/1/2008 4:44:09 PM
better oral birth control via feed
7/1/2008 4:44:04 PM
move the darn cows!!!!
7/1/2008 4:44:01 PM
Maybe. Euthanizing would be more humane than allowing them to starve to death. Rescues are full.
7/1/2008 4:43:35 PM
I'd like to see stallions gelded or birth control given to the mares if that could be done.
7/1/2008 4:43:22 PM
Leave them in the wild, on the lands set aside for them in the first place.
7/1/2008 4:43:21 PM
Leave them alone and let the cattle ranchers find pasture the way the rest of us do.
7/1/2008 4:43:05 PM
stop developing their territory!
7/1/2008 4:42:36 PM
Catch and geld the stallions beginning as early as weanlings
7/1/2008 4:42:23 PM
OPT for BLM reform What a rotten group You tax dollars going to waste!
7/1/2008 4:41:34 PM
birth control for the mares
7/1/2008 4:41:30 PM
Sterilization of mares and stallions in wild populations would help keep the numbers down as well.
7/1/2008 4:40:31 PM
adopt some out and leave the rest ALONE to be free.
7/1/2008 4:39:07 PM
Kick the Rolex cattle ranchers off govt. land leased for pennies on the dollar!!
7/1/2008 4:37:35 PM
Move the cattle off the land and let the horses be!
7/1/2008 4:37:14 PM
Manage the cattle, etc.!
7/1/2008 4:36:47 PM
There are too many people who would take a wild horse and care for it to even consider euthanizing.
7/1/2008 4:36:42 PM
continue and expand the current rtaining for adoption programs.
7/1/2008 4:35:15 PM
Not a function of the government.
7/1/2008 4:35:09 PM
the cattle and sheep ranchers need to buy and graze their own land
7/1/2008 4:34:47 PM
Intorducing them into state parks across the country.
7/1/2008 4:34:00 PM
Provide more land for them. I'd much rather see my tax dollars used for open land projects than war
7/1/2008 4:33:35 PM
Expandind the adoption program, making more information available to the public.
7/1/2008 4:32:29 PM
continue adoption and add more mustang challenges
7/1/2008 4:30:26 PM
I don't know of any. Sorry, we have an overpopulation of abandoned and neglected horses already.
7/1/2008 4:30:20 PM
7/1/2008 4:30:08 PM
gelding stallions or sterilize mares
7/1/2008 4:29:07 PM
The ponies on Assateague Island have been maintained using hormone injections on the mares.
7/1/2008 4:28:30 PM
better mgmt of cattle grazing on federal lands
7/1/2008 4:28:21 PM
Gelding the stallions,birth control for the mares,let the captured ones free.
7/1/2008 4:28:05 PM
Nice job people! Take away the slaughter option and you have compounded the problem.
7/1/2008 4:27:32 PM
Castration of most wild stallions as well as yearlings so that the future numbers are controlled.
7/1/2008 4:26:58 PM
The unadoptable ones in pens for life should have their spirits set free.
7/1/2008 4:26:36 PM
continue with adoption
7/1/2008 4:26:16 PM
The farmers leasing federal land should share the range with the wild horses, Castration and release
7/1/2008 4:25:55 PM
Birth control and adoption.
7/1/2008 4:25:21 PM
sterilization of stallions, develop a long term injection to prevent mares from cycling
7/1/2008 4:24:50 PM
careful implementation of contraceptive measures
7/1/2008 4:24:04 PM
catch, sedate, geld
7/1/2008 4:23:26 PM
have a healthy number, controlled sterilization, pens-no!
7/1/2008 4:23:06 PM
A dedicated tax on certain horse items (non-essentials).
7/1/2008 4:22:19 PM
Confim BLM accurate re too many, ensure genetic diversity, chemical birth control of certain mares.
7/1/2008 4:22:17 PM
Take the cattle off the public ranges and let the wild horses alone.
7/1/2008 4:21:24 PM
leave them alone and nature will take care of all
7/1/2008 4:20:44 PM
Geld all stallions except those desired by breeders and over time disperse all herds
7/1/2008 4:18:28 PM
Reasonable adoptions at more sites around country (less distance to travel)
7/1/2008 4:17:37 PM
Please find good homes for these horses or relocate them.
7/1/2008 4:17:05 PM
7/1/2008 4:16:46 PM
Let them run! The land is public, it doesn't belong to cattle ranchers!
7/1/2008 4:16:36 PM
let nature take it's course.
7/1/2008 4:14:51 PM
expand wild horse territory by reducing human population and encroachment.
7/1/2008 4:14:30 PM
7/1/2008 4:13:45 PM
separate mares & stallions
7/1/2008 4:13:30 PM
europe has lead the way in many humane ways of euthanizing. We cannot allow so many to starve !
7/1/2008 4:13:02 PM
They should be used to feed zoo animals or for dog food
7/1/2008 4:12:54 PM
loosen adoption rules
7/1/2008 4:12:22 PM
Use a product that causes infertility in mares and/or stallions.
7/1/2008 4:12:00 PM
raise grazing fees for ranchers
7/1/2008 4:11:04 PM
quit allowing the cattle ranchers a free ride on the taxpayers and give us back our wild horses.
What about the cattle and other livestock on OUR land?
7/1/2008 4:10:43 PM
stop rounding them up and letting the ranchers buy land the horses are entitled to!
7/1/2008 4:10:41 PM
Capture and sterilize as necessary.
7/1/2008 4:10:25 PM
Birth contr 35K wild horses left on public lands vs 6 MILLION private owned livestock move the cows
7/1/2008 4:10:12 PM
7/1/2008 4:10:08 PM
When left alone the balance of predator to prey is established
7/1/2008 4:09:30 PM
A contraceptive vaccines, as such on Asseteague Island. Adoption promoted better.
7/1/2008 4:06:29 PM
these horses are in public lands. get rid of the cattle
7/1/2008 4:06:06 PM
no cattle, sheep or other special interest use
7/1/2008 4:05:47 PM
7/1/2008 4:05:35 PM
Getting rid of the 6 million cows that the cattlemen put on that same grazing land
7/1/2008 4:05:13 PM
spaying or SLR procedure
7/1/2008 4:05:06 PM
Reopen slaughter plants and supervise slaughter
7/1/2008 4:04:44 PM
More adoption, change there grazing areas, utilize more areas for grazing
7/1/2008 4:04:34 PM
Selective culling for older, crippled, or diseased members of the herd when round-ups occur.L
7/1/2008 4:03:17 PM
Better than holding them in pens for years
7/1/2008 4:03:14 PM
More sharing of the land. Its public land isn't it? shouldn't the public have a say on what grazes
7/1/2008 4:02:43 PM
To reduce the populations of domestic livestock grazing on the land.
7/1/2008 4:02:26 PM
Charge more than $1 for cattle grazing
7/1/2008 4:01:44 PM
Use tax money to selectively geld or do vasectomies on select youngsters.
7/1/2008 4:01:35 PM
Reopen the 100 Horse Mangement Areas the BLM switched over to cattle grazing.
7/1/2008 4:01:28 PM
7/1/2008 4:01:15 PM
They are supposed to be protected. Remove the cattle from their land and leave them alone!
7/1/2008 4:00:46 PM
control the other livestock like sheep and cows
7/1/2008 4:00:34 PM
Find local/state govts nationwide willing to take herds, place them on gov land for all to enjoy
7/1/2008 4:00:29 PM
7/1/2008 4:00:06 PM
BIRTH CONTROL, more awareness of adoptions, more programs to gentle them to make them adoptable
7/1/2008 3:59:24 PM
How about making fewer people so that other species have room to live too?
7/1/2008 3:59:19 PM
7/1/2008 3:56:41 PM
I don't like it, but the alternative of starving to death is not pretty either.
7/1/2008 3:55:35 PM
Capture the stallions and after gelding them, release them back into the herds
7/1/2008 3:54:16 PM
7/1/2008 3:53:40 PM
Castrating, and release, more prison taming programs that use Brian Neubert and Ray Hunt methods!
With modern technology there must be a way to either make mares or stallions sterile
7/1/2008 3:53:25 PM
Adopt, special needs companion animals, etc America was built with and by the Mustangs!!!
7/1/2008 3:52:12 PM
hence the word "WILD" leave them alone
7/1/2008 3:52:03 PM
More adoption sites
7/1/2008 3:51:44 PM
Capture and geld the stallions and then release them
7/1/2008 3:51:41 PM
CONTROLING BACK YARD BREEDERS WHO PRODUCE POOR QUALITY HORSES. THIS IS THE PROBLEM IN THE HRSE WRLD
7/1/2008 3:50:22 PM
auction off excess
7/1/2008 3:50:14 PM
Spend some of that money to geld more stallions
7/1/2008 3:49:18 PM
7/1/2008 3:48:23 PM
create preserves on National Park land. Birth control measures similar to those available for deer.
7/1/2008 3:47:49 PM
Only the unwanted ones
7/1/2008 3:47:46 PM
would the government be thinking of euthanizing the cattle or sheep that roam the same ranges?
7/1/2008 3:46:58 PM
Birth Control first undesirable older major flawed conformation horses could be put down if done hum
7/1/2008 3:46:04 PM
how about the slr section ligation release to reduce the breeding
7/1/2008 3:43:51 PM
put htem on federal protective land
7/1/2008 3:43:01 PM
larger horse herds then birth control, not elimination from the wild as some biologists want
7/1/2008 3:42:33 PM
Neutiering by some means is far more acceptable.
7/1/2008 3:42:24 PM
let them be adopted
7/1/2008 3:40:57 PM
But they should not be wasted, they could at least be used for pet/zoo food.
7/1/2008 3:40:56 PM
sterilization, castrating inferior males, but do not kill
7/1/2008 3:40:04 PM
ONLY if a horse is lame, ill, or otherwise unadoptable or unsafe/unsound.
7/1/2008 3:39:05 PM
Feral horse herds should be rather tightly controlled--a few small herds for the tourists.
7/1/2008 3:38:50 PM
There is not that many wild horses left!
7/1/2008 3:38:28 PM
Create wild horse open range zoo/sanctuaries where the public can pay to see, drive through, photogr
7/1/2008 3:37:41 PM
Castration of the studs
7/1/2008 3:37:34 PM
7/1/2008 3:36:44 PM
Man created this problem - man needs to accpet responsibility, not kill!!
7/1/2008 3:36:33 PM
The West is already over built straining rescources (especially water). Birth Control to limit #s
7/1/2008 3:35:54 PM
7/1/2008 3:34:57 PM
casteration on the weaker ones
7/1/2008 3:33:35 PM
These are not wild, they are feral. We don't need 57,000 of them
7/1/2008 3:33:02 PM
7/1/2008 3:31:30 PM
Capture, geld and release stallions
7/1/2008 3:30:01 PM
CASTRATION OF BOTH GENDERS
7/1/2008 3:29:49 PM
capture & castrate stallions
7/1/2008 3:29:23 PM
GROUP GELDING OF YOUNGER WILD HORSES.
7/1/2008 3:28:13 PM
capture castrate and release
7/1/2008 3:27:11 PM
Absolutely not! It's murder to kill living beings for ridicuous reasons. Birth control instead!
7/1/2008 3:27:10 PM
Castrate the stallions
7/1/2008 3:26:43 PM
if humans upset the natural balance by eliminating natural predators, that may be the only option.
7/1/2008 3:26:18 PM
Keep the US slaughter houses open.
7/1/2008 3:26:14 PM
viable birth control methods already exist and can be administered easliy with dart guns.
7/1/2008 3:25:18 PM
Gelding the stallions to reduce the herd population from growing.
7/1/2008 3:25:07 PM
Charge more money for range fees from cattle and sheep ranchers & apply to NWHB program.
7/1/2008 3:24:57 PM
Castration of some stallions
7/1/2008 3:23:42 PM
Geld and Spay the mares
7/1/2008 3:21:50 PM
how about castration of all but select males?
7/1/2008 3:20:57 PM
I think humane slaughter even for human consumption is a practical and humane solution.
7/1/2008 3:19:55 PM
How about birth control? Selective gelding or spaying. Also how about giving away younger horses
7/1/2008 3:19:54 PM
Capture, sterilize and release them.
7/1/2008 3:19:03 PM
Yes, but ONLY if the population level is causing health problems in the herd!
7/1/2008 3:16:55 PM
The mag just ran the castration article. Reduce breeding
7/1/2008 3:16:46 PM
better management of the herds. perhaps open more areas up. they already use birth control.
7/1/2008 3:15:27 PM
Maybe if the BLM castrates the stallions that would be cheaper than all thier doing now..
7/1/2008 3:15:23 PM
it is so hard now a days for it is getting harder to read stories that people in florida any way are
7/1/2008 3:15:15 PM
oNLY AS A LAST RESORT
7/1/2008 3:13:59 PM
Ranches graze animals for cents on PUBLIC land. Send horses east for adoption - all were adopted
7/1/2008 3:13:27 PM
Not with so many birth control options
7/1/2008 3:13:17 PM
castration and/or sterilization of mares
7/1/2008 3:12:58 PM
castrate the (young) stallions, sell the foals and yearlings to a good home
7/1/2008 3:12:29 PM
Gov't should fund selective sterilization of American legacy - wild horses
7/1/2008 3:12:13 PM
drop the adoption fee
7/1/2008 3:11:35 PM
Put in place a program to sterilize selected mares and stallions
7/1/2008 3:11:18 PM
gelding the stallions or sterilizing the mares
7/1/2008 3:11:06 PM
Introduction of sterile mares, cutting the herd down and adoption.
7/1/2008 3:10:32 PM
If done humanely and not through slaughter houses.
7/1/2008 3:09:36 PM
Public lands belong to the horses and public, too, not the ranchers exclusively.Birth Control!
7/1/2008 3:09:30 PM
only as a last resort. find them homes,
7/1/2008 3:09:07 PM
Let them remain in the wild as they have for hundreds of years! Perhaps some sterilization is needed
7/1/2008 3:07:55 PM
If it is Federal land, those horses have a much right as any other critter living on the land.
7/1/2008 3:07:43 PM
I'm an owner of 2 mustangs and hate the BLM system. They don't make sure the horses go to good home
7/1/2008 3:06:54 PM
HISTORIC TREASURES! Birth Control, adoption.
7/1/2008 3:06:05 PM
Geld the stallions and how about giving the mares birth control like we do deer and other animals?
7/1/2008 3:06:01 PM
Slaughter needs to be legalized again and used as a tool
7/1/2008 3:05:54 PM
birth control for the mares and limit the number of cattle and sheep on the government lands . The r
7/1/2008 3:05:30 PM
People should get their act together and HELP these animals instead of turning their heads.
7/1/2008 3:04:43 PM
7/1/2008 3:04:31 PM
Only the old and sick
7/1/2008 3:04:27 PM
porcine zona pellucida
7/1/2008 3:04:12 PM
vasectomies for males
7/1/2008 3:04:04 PM
birth control of unsuitable mares
7/1/2008 3:03:45 PM
adoptions first option.
7/1/2008 3:02:27 PM
It's just SAD!
7/1/2008 3:01:16 PM
geld many of the stallions
7/1/2008 3:00:57 PM
Get the cattle ranchers off the property
7/1/2008 3:00:28 PM
7/1/2008 3:00:24 PM
gelded stallions, and spayed mares
7/1/2008 3:00:16 PM
Adoption and additional advertising for those who are new to horse ownership.
7/1/2008 2:59:58 PM
Adoption and bring back horse slaughter for those that can't be rehabilitated.
7/1/2008 2:57:54 PM
Only aged or permanently lame horses should be euthanized
7/1/2008 2:57:35 PM
Sentimentality aside, it's better for them in the long run.
7/1/2008 2:57:09 PM
something humane must be done, there are too many domestic horses also
7/1/2008 2:53:52 PM
What is it about "open range" that I'm missing here? You want the horses gone, buy the land.
7/1/2008 2:52:57 PM
let the ranchers buy their feed just like I do,mustangs were there first
7/1/2008 2:51:14 PM
I read somewhere about a horse birthcontrol, that keeps the mares sterile for up to 5 years
7/1/2008 2:50:22 PM
More adoptions, geldings for males and then re-release into the wild
7/1/2008 2:49:03 PM
Find homes for them
7/1/2008 2:48:41 PM
Sterilization. The wild horse is an American Icon. Euthanazia is wrong and indespicable.
7/1/2008 2:48:31 PM
7/1/2008 2:47:57 PM
birth control with drugs
7/1/2008 2:47:05 PM
They will self regulate as nature provides a natural way to control populations
7/1/2008 2:46:20 PM
Round 'em up and geld the majority of the stallions!!!
7/1/2008 2:46:12 PM
Maybe we should think about controlling the population of humans!
7/1/2008 2:45:33 PM
Just another by-product of closing the killer market. What other option is there?
7/1/2008 2:45:27 PM
Birth Control and close the free ride "Open Ranges" that ranchers get!
7/1/2008 2:40:29 PM
7/1/2008 2:35:52 PM
7/1/2008 2:34:33 PM
selective birth control
7/1/2008 2:34:05 PM
Human sterilization to stop encroaching on wild animals' land.
7/1/2008 2:32:44 PM
hard to believe that's the best solution for anybody but the ranchers
7/1/2008 2:29:32 PM
None as there is an overflow of unwanted horses already in the market!
7/1/2008 2:27:14 PM
capture and castration...similar to tag and release with other animals
7/1/2008 2:24:02 PM
Stop the backyard breeders / sterilize the stallions
7/1/2008 2:23:38 PM
Has to be a way to see that all wildlife can co-exist!
7/1/2008 2:13:14 PM
If you don't want horses euthanized, adopt one.
7/1/2008 1:50:12 PM
geld some of the stallions. It is not their fault we take their land from them to live.
7/1/2008 1:35:23 PM
ovarectomy of fillies. Even if they didn't get ALL of them, it would reduce # of foals being born
7/1/2008 1:08:39 PM
7/1/2008 12:52:14 PM
7/1/2008 12:50:02 PM
maybe relocate them to other ranges, stop rounding them up
7/1/2008 12:44:41 PM
allow people to adopt them
7/1/2008 12:43:25 PM
BLM's advertising for adoptions is very poor and it may help if they come with a booklet on gentling
7/1/2008 12:07:51 PM
only sick or injured horses should be euth, sterilization, adoption better
7/1/2008 12:04:02 PM
7/1/2008 12:00:54 PM
stop building greedy governments
7/1/2008 11:22:48 AM
adopting them out
7/1/2008 10:58:37 AM
Natural birth control methods and a capture/castration on some of the stallions if necessary.
7/1/2008 10:47:11 AM
reduce the number of cattle and sheep allowed to graze public lands
7/1/2008 10:19:10 AM
Begin with euthanizing some cattle, sheep and then ranchers. Or castrate the horses.
7/1/2008 10:14:00 AM
It's better than slaughter, but best is to control pop. thru oral birth control like with deer pop.
7/1/2008 9:50:45 AM
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