Mustang advocates are cheering the upcoming departure of Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
During his term, he made news for threatening reporters and horses alike. Specifically, he’s made life miserable for tens of thousands of mustangs as he sticks to expensive, inhumane policies enforced by the Bureau of Land Management. Read NickerNews editorial here.
More than 50,000 mustangs and burros are stockpiled in BLM pens.
Less than 32,000 remain in the wild.
Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Ken!
In advance of the nomination process, wild horse proponents are circulating a petition, encouraging President Obama to nominate Congressman Raul Grivalja, an Arizona democrat.
Read more about the issue at American Wild Horse Preservation.