Wild & Feral Horses


Contested Nevada Mustang Gather Begins

July 21, 2011

The contested Triple B mustang gather in Nevada got under way Wednesday (July 20) after a 9th Circuit Court of... Read More


Contested Mustang Gather Postponed Again

July 18, 2011

Shortly after one judge declined to prevent the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from gathering animals from ... Read More


Humane Group Seeks BLM Mustang Management Changes

July 15, 2011

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has asked the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to revise its ... Read More

The wild Assateague Island ponies rest on a beach.


New Assateague Island Rules Will Protect Ponies, Humans

July 14, 2011

Visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore (AINS) must keep their distance and stash their food from the ... Read More


Singer Criticized for Rodeo Appearance, Donation

July 12, 2011

An animal welfare advocacy group is criticizing singer and wild horse advocate Sheryl Crow for a scheduled ... Read More


Congressman Criticizes BLM Policies

July 11, 2011

Arizona Congressman Raul M. Grijalva criticized a Bureau of Land Management decision to create nonreproducing... Read More


BLM Solicits Pasture Facility Bids

July 07, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking bids from landowners interested in providing new long-term hold... Read More


Contested Mustang Gather Postponed

July 07, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has postponed a Nevada mustang gather that is at the center of a lawsuit ... Read More


Lawsuit Would Block Nevada Mustang Gathers

July 05, 2011

A group of wild horse advocates have asked the U.S. District Court in Nevada to stop a planned Bureau of Land ... Read More


BLM Reevaluating Wyoming Mustang Plan

June 20, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reconsidering a Record of Decision that called for the spaying of wild ... Read More


BLM Holds Public Hearing on Managing Wild Horses

June 15, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct a public hearing to discuss the use of motorized vehicles and... Read More


BLM Lists EHV-1 Response Strategies

May 30, 2011

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs have so far been unaffected by the recent neurologic EHV-1 outbreak... Read More


Nevada Mustang Status Bill Fails

May 24, 2011

A Nevada bill that would have stripped Bureau of Land Management (BLM) wild horses and burros of their ... Read More


BLM Extends Eco-Sanctuary Proposal Deadlines

May 13, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced May 12 that it has extended the deadlines for private-sector wild horse and burro sanctuary development proposal submissions. In March the BLM issued a pair of solicitations seeking proposals from private... Read More


Nevada Bill Could Threaten Wild Horse Water Access

May 11, 2011

The would strip Bureau of Land Management wild horses and burros of their wildlife status in that state.... Read More


BLM Offers Tour of Okla. Long-Term Holding Facilities

May 01, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting an all-day public tour of two wild horse long-term holding pastures in Hominy, Okla., about an hour from Tulsa. The tour, which will take place on June 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., will give the ... Read More


Wild Horse Lawsuit to Go Forward

April 22, 2011

A federal judge sided with wild horse advocates April 19 when he declined to dismiss their lawsuit claiming that a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) round up of approximately 2,000 animals from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area near Susanville, ... Read More


BLM Review Team Releases Harriman Facility Review

April 22, 2011

About 200 horses currently residing at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Salt Lake Regional Wild Horse and Burro Center in Herriman, Utah, will be relocated according to recommendations made by a team of inspectors who visited the site earlier this... Read More


BLM, Veterinarians Review Utah Facility Conditions

April 19, 2011

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) personnel, the Utah State Veterinarian, and a veterinarian from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have reviewed conditions at a wild horse holding facility in Utah after a Colorado-based ... Read More


Wild Horse Advocates Allege Poor Conditions at BLM Holding Facility

April 13, 2011

A report recently released by the Cloud Foundation, a Colorado-based wild horse advocacy group, alleges that the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Salt Lake Regional Wild Horse and Burro Center holding facility in Herriman, Utah, is housing mustangs ... Read More


Oregon Horse Shooting Probe Expands

April 12, 2011

The probe into the shooting deaths of wild horses at the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville, Ore., expanded last week when a Crook County Sheriff's Department deputy discovered another horse that had apparently been shot and killed.
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Proposed Bill Would Expand Corolla Wild Horse Herd

April 09, 2011

The Corolla wild horse herd might grow larger with the passing of a bill currently under consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives' committee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs. Currently 108 horses in the North Carolina ... Read More


British Equine Charities Help Welsh Inspectors with Feral Ponies

April 07, 2011

British equine charities trained Welsh authorities recently on how to handle Wales' feral ponies and keep them healthy. The trading standards and environmental health inspectors were given hands-on training in how to round up feral ponies and load ... Read More


Mustangs Teach RU Students About Nutrition, Behavior

April 02, 2011

What do wild mustangs have to teach people? If you ask the students enrolled in Rutgers University's (RU) Young Horse Teaching and Research Program (YHTRP), the answer will likely be, "plenty." For the past two years, the YHTRP, headed by Sarah L. ... Read More


BLM Calls for More Sanctuary Partners

March 29, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking new proposals from private-sector individuals and organizations interested in developing eco-sanctuaries for wild horses and burros on combined private and public lands located within herd management ... Read More