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8/27/08: Mustang

Wild Horse Monument in Central Washington. Photo by Don Ankney

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – The horse has figured prominently in the history and the myth of the American West. But today, where horses run wild, author Deanne Stillman says that dwindling protections and ever-encroaching civilization is threatening its very survival. Wednesday, Stillman joins Doug for a conversation about horses - from their return to America with the conquistadors - to their starring role on the frontier - to the peril Stillman says they face today.

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