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Advocacy groups encourage fertility control among wild horses

Wild horses run free on the Sands Basin Herd Management Area About 13 miles southwest of Homedale. The herd's bay, brown and black horses also include some paints, pintos, chestnuts and even some Appaloosas.
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Wild horses run free on the Sands Basin Herd Management Area About 13 miles southwest of Homedale. The herd's bay, brown and black horses also include some paints, pintos, chestnuts and even some Appaloosas.

There are tens of thousands of wild horses living in the west, including some inIdaho.

The U.S. Government mainly uses roundups to keep them from over-grazing the land, but advocacy groups want more of a focus on fertility control. The Mountain West News Bureau's Kaleb Roedel reports.

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