Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM to Proceed With Planned Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather

July 31, 2015

The BLM will gather 15 to 20 adoptable horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, south of Billings, Montana.... Read More

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Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

July 24, 2015

The legislation would place the herds under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.... Read More

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BLM Hearing to Address Wild Horses and Motorized Equipment

July 22, 2015

The BLM Montana will hold a public hearing July 31 to address the use of motor vehicles in managing wild horses.... Read More

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BLM is Seeking Information on Utah Wild Horse Shooting

July 21, 2015

A 14-year-old palomino stallion was killed with a small caliber gun. Investigators are searching for those responsible.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Begins Wood Hills Area Water, Bait Trap Gather

July 21, 2015

The BLM said the wild horses are residing largely on private lands outside the herd management area boundary. ... Read More

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Public Invited to Tour Oklahoma Wild Horse Pastures

July 20, 2015

The BLM is offering a free half-day public tour of a wild horse off-range pasture in Nowata, Oklahoma, on Aug. 1.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct New Research on Wild Horse Population Growth

July 08, 2015

The BLM's 21 research projects are aimed at developing new tools for managing healthy wild horses and burros.... Read More

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Nixes Wild Horses' Endangered Status

July 07, 2015

The FWS said the submitted petition didn't present enough information supporting claims that wild horses are threatened.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More

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NCSU Veterinarians Treat Corolla Foal

June 29, 2015

A wild foal found weak and underweight is recovering from several health problems with a veterinary team's help.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Wood Hills Area Wild Horse Gather

June 23, 2015

The BLM plans to gather wild horses in the Wood Hills, Nevada, area with water- and bait-trapping.... Read More

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Wyoming Governor Appeals Wild Horse Lawsuit Ruling

June 22, 2015

Gov. Matt Mead appealed a decision to dismiss a case alleging that the BLM failed to manage wild horses appropriately.... Read More

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BLM Releases 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather Decision

June 21, 2015

The BLM will conduct a bait- and water-trap gather to remove 15 to 20 young wild horses this year.... Read More

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BLM to Hold First Adoption Event at Reno Rodeo

June 20, 2015

The wild horse adoption event will take place at the Reno Rodeo Livestock Events Center Sunday on June 21, at 2 p.m.... Read More

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Reno Wild Horse, Burro Center to Temporarily Close June 20

June 17, 2015

The center will reopen to the public during its regularly scheduled hours on Monday, June 22. ... Read More

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BLM Arizona Issues Equine Influenza Advisory

June 08, 2015

Six wild burros from the Black Mountain Herd Management Area tested positive influenza last month.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Welfare Issues

May 19, 2015

Of the 1,238 respondents, 517 (42%) said they are most concerned about "unwanted" horses. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Water Canyon Pilot Program

May 18, 2015

The BLM is looking for input on an environmental assessment for a wild horse growth suppression pilot program.... Read More

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Caring for Horses in the Navajo Nation

May 14, 2015

Navajo officials hope to reduce the surplus feral tribal horse population with roundups and veterinary management.... Read More

Przewalski's horses in the Mongolian Gobi desert.

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Researchers Improve Equine Tail Hair Analysis

May 07, 2015

A common method for learning more about an animal's ecology and behavior is to analyze his hair's chemical composition.... Read More

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BLM to Dart Utah Mares With PZP

May 07, 2015

The BLM will vaccinate mares in the Onaqui Mountain Herd Management Area with a contraceptive to slow population growth.... Read More

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BLM Extends Deadline for New Off-Range Pasture Bids

May 07, 2015

The BLM extended to June 2 the deadline for proposals for off-range pasture facilities to care for gathered wild horses.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Pryor Mountain Environmental Assessment

May 06, 2015

Input is sought on a preliminary environmental assessment for a horse gather on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motorized Vehicle Use Scheduled

April 25, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming's hearing will take place on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. ... Read More

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BLM to Offer Wild Horses, Burros at Extreme Mustang Makeover

April 20, 2015

The Extreme Mustang Makeover will take place April 24-25 in Queen Creek, Arizona.... Read More