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Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts

Center for Animals and Public Policy director, Dr. Allen Rutberg, is quoted and research referenced in the article in New Scientist science and technology magazine Published January 26, 2020 By Alice Klein Shooting wild horses with contraceptive darts may help curb their numbers in parts of the US where their populations are ballooning out of control. Horses Read More

Equine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Behavior Club Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP Director of Equine Programs, Institute Read More

Wild horse contraception research: priming and boosting doses

Contraceptive efficacy of priming and boosting doses of controlled-release PZP in wild horses Allen Rutberg, Kayla Grams, John W. Turner Jr, Heidi Hopkins Wildlife Research Published: April 27, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR16123 Abstract Context. At some sites, wild horse populations have been effectively and non-invasively regulated using remote darting with porcine zona pellucida (PZP) immunocontraceptive vaccines. However, Read More