Expensive ticket to the 'wild horse rodeo'

 


Editor:

I have a question for the politicians, federal government, and American people.

From 1776 to 1976 (200 years) we did not have much of a problem with horses in the western states. In 1971 the federal government passed a law called “The Wild Horse & Burro Act” By 1976 the BLM had approximately 17,000 horses and 8,000 burros on hand to feed and take care of with a budget of $1 million. After 44 years of poor management, the American public now has 48,000 horses and burro in small pastures and pens also as of March 2015 there are still 49,000 horses 10 western states still running w...



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