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    America Has an Equine Problem

    The end is neigh. A cash-strapped federal Bureau of Land Management is scrambling to find a solution for the thousands of wild horses that have denuded Western plains with overgrazing. A pilot program aimed at keeping horses on private property barely makes a dent in the thousands roaming across the U.S. — and with the wild horse population doubling every four years, getting to sustainable conditions is ever more urgent. Now, some are hoping to change public opinion on culling horses, which despite once being legal is now thought politically untenable.

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