The wife of billionaire T. Boone Pickens, Madeleine Pickens will be purchasing the entire wild horse population currently in holding pens throughout the USA. This dramatic move is an attempt to keep the horse from being killed by the US government. The federal government was moving in the direction of having the entire herd killed in order to save the cost of feeding them this winter. A lack of adopters was their reasoning.
At first I thought this was some kind of joke but the article is from the Washington Post and you can see it reported here