Wild & Feral Horses

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Nominations Open for Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

September 03, 2014

Nominees should be experienced in wild horse and burro advocacy, veterinary medicine, or public interest.... Read More

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Kentucky State Police Accounts for Horse Herd

August 27, 2014

Horses that were reported killed near Harlan, Kentucky, have been accounted for, the state police say.... Read More

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Move Claims 57 Mustangs, BLM Says

August 19, 2014

A vet believes the horses died of complications relating to their ages, stress, and a shift from pasture grass to hay.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

August 04, 2014

The BLM is seeking bids for short- and long-term care facilities for horses gathered from Western rangelands.... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

August 03, 2014

The board will discuss issues relating to the management and protection of wild horses and burros.... Read More

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Horse Deaths, Controversy Plague Utah Wild Horse Gather

August 01, 2014

The BLM reported that a mare was euthanized and a filly died during the gather, which ended July 31. ... Read More

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Judge Rules New Mexico Horses Not Wild

July 24, 2014

A judge ruled that horses roaming in Placitas are not wild and a gather that took place last year was legal.... Read More

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Bill would Put Wild Horses under State Jurisdiction

July 14, 2014

If passed, states would have the option to manage wild horses and burros residing within their borders.... Read More

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Mustangs Join Marines in Special Forces Training Program

July 04, 2014

Marines stateside learn horsemanship skills that can help them in war zones.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Dismissal of Nevada Wild-Horse Related Lawsuit

July 01, 2014

Nevada ranchers want the BLM to remove wild horses from public and private lands.... Read More

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BLM Releases Analysis of Proposed Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

June 30, 2014

A nonprofit hopes to establish an ecosanctuary on approximately 15,000 acres of land in western Montana. ... Read More

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Advocates want Endangered Status for Wild Horses

June 13, 2014

Advocates want wild horses designated as endangered on grounds that a 1971 act failed to protect the animals.... Read More

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Calming a Mustang Stud

June 05, 2014

Last fall I adopted a wild mustang stud. Would gelding him help calm his wild attitude? ... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates Seek Nevada Lawsuit Dismissal

May 30, 2014

The lawsuit asks the BLM to remove horses from rangelands in order to protect the ranges' ecologic balance.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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BLM Extends Deadline for Herd Growth Suppression Proposals

May 09, 2014

The BLM says it extended the deadline to ensure it receives "the best ideas" for effective contraception.... Read More

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Utah Ranchers Sue BLM over Removal of Excess Animals

May 08, 2014

Utah ranchers accused the BLM of violating federal law by not removing excess wild horses from rangelands. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Short-Term Wild Horse Care Facilities

May 08, 2014

The is soliciting bids for new short-term holding facilities in 17 states for animals removed rangelands.... Read More

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Wild Horse Advocates File Appeal in Pryor Mountain Case

April 25, 2014

The advocates claim the BLM and USFS' management techniques threaten the Pryor Mountain horse herd's survival.... Read More

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Controversy Over Wyoming Estray Horse Gather, Sale

April 14, 2014

Wild horse advocates say the gathered estray horses were too quickly sold to a horse processing firm.... Read More

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McDonnell, Woehl, and Cope Join Wild Horse Advisory Board

April 11, 2014

Sue McDonnell, PhD, Cert. AAB; Fred T. Woehl, Jr.; and Robert Cope, DVM, will each serve three-year terms.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Input on Proposed Mont. Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

April 03, 2014

The proposed wild horse ecosanctuary would be located on about 13,000 acres of private land near Drummond.... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 14-15

March 31, 2014

The BLM board will meet to discuss wild horse and burro management and protection issues. ... Read More

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Lawsuit Seeks to Save Forest Land for Wild Horses

March 25, 2014

Advocates hope to prevent U.S. Forest Service from eliminating public land and rounding up wild horses. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Proposals for Wild Horse, Burro Population Control

March 12, 2014

The BLM is seeking research proposals aimed at controlling wild horse and burro population growth.... Read More

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Authorities Still Investigating Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

March 11, 2014

Despite the offer of a cash reward, leads in the case have been scant, a law enforcement official said.... Read More