mare-and-foal.jpgA last minute rescue is being planned by Madeline Pickens to save 33,000 wild horses facing death by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which may euthanize some of the 33,000 wild horses roaming free on the open range in 10 Western states. The wife of Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens wants to create a refuge for the horses. (Story at MSNBC)


  1. When you think that the domestication and use of horses was a major spur to civilization, it is so sad that now that horses don’t have what is considered to be a “use”, they are seen as disposable. Horses have historically worked for humanity in so many ways. This is a great story and I so hope that the plan is successful. Was also glad to see that the horses would be sterilized to ensure that the numbers do not become out of control. This woman deserves a medal.

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