Utah counties want Congress to let States manage wild horses

Tuesday's Horse

More dangerous ideas concerning wild horses. Will these people never stop coming up with ideas on how to destroy them?

Cross-posted from The Salt Lake City Tribune
by KRISTEN MOULTON

Iron and Beaver counties will not round up wild horses on their own, as they threatened earlier this spring, but instead are pressing for a dramatic change in how the horses are managed.

They want the states, not the federal Bureau of Land Management, to decide how many horses can be on the range and what to do when there’s an overpopulation.

A resolution to that effect, written by Beaver County Commissioner Mark Whitney, won the support of the Utah Association of Counties. He and a commissioner from Garfield County will next propose it to the National Association of Counties. That group meets late next week in New Orleans.

Meanwhile, Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, is preparing legislation that would give…

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