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Wild horses at center of complex legal fight in Denver federal court
DENVER -- A battle started in federal court on Monday over rounding up of thousands of wild horses that live on millions of acres of land in the West. The Bureau of Land Management removes the animals from public land each year. RELATED: Government considers euthanizing 45,000 wild horses The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals is deciding whether federal officials broke the law by failing to consider alternatives to the roundups and whether the BLM failed to adequately determine an "appropriate management level" of horses.