Wild & Feral Horses

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Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?

March 09, 2014

Horses could be a threat to panda survival because they're beating the bears to the bamboo buffet.... Read More

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Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild

March 05, 2014

Scientists' ultimate goal is to see the Retuertas living without human intervention or management.... Read More

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BLM: Controversial Memo was Based on Possible Budget Cuts

February 26, 2014

The controversial memo was predicated on budget cuts that never happened, a BLM representative says. ... Read More

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BLM Seeking Comment on Proposed Wyo. Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

February 05, 2014

The BLM initiated a 30-day public scoping period regarding proposed wild horse ecosanctuary in Wyoming.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Shooters in Burro Case

February 03, 2014

The BLM is hoping the public can help identify those responsible for the shooting deaths of two wild burros.... Read More

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Television Show to Feature Oregon's Mustangs

February 01, 2014

"Mustangs of Oregon" will air Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m. local time on OPB TV.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Ideas on Wild Horse Management

January 29, 2014

The BLM is seeking management ideas, but critics say previously suggested methods haven't been implemented.... Read More

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Register Now for Northeast Wild Horse Adoption Conference

January 23, 2014

The conference's aims are to connect equine community members and promote successful wild horse adoption.... Read More

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Study: Feral Horses 'Shop Around' for Ideal Living Areas

November 03, 2013

Researchers recently confirmed that feral horses appear to 'shop around' based on population density.... Read More

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Rewards Offered in Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

October 24, 2013

Two wild horse advocacy groups are offering a total of $7,000 in rewards for information about the case.... Read More

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Oregon Wild Horse Shootings Probed

October 17, 2013

Federal authorities are investigating the shootings and subsequent deaths of three wild horses. ... Read More

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Nevada Officials Investigating Estray Horse Deaths

September 19, 2013

The Nevada Department of Agriculture is investigating two horse deaths in northern Nevada. ... Read More

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Nevada Officials Urge Caution around Feral Horses

September 11, 2013

Officials urge citizens to keep an eye out and use caution around all feral and estray horses. ... Read More

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National Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet Sept. 9-11

September 04, 2013

The meeting will focus on the June 2013 report by the National Academy of Sciences.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Drought-Related Wild Horse Gathers in Nevada

August 18, 2013

The BLM intends to relocate 180 wild horses threatened by severe drought to off-range facilities. ... Read More

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Hearing on Motorized Vehicle Use for Wild Horse Management

August 17, 2013

The Idaho BLM will hold a hearing to discuss motor vehicle use in wild horse management operations. ... Read More

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BLM Concludes Seaman Herd Area Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 11, 2013

The animals were at risk if they remained on the range due to severe drought conditions, the BLM said. ... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Partial Wild Horse Gather in Colorado

August 09, 2013

The BLM will remove up to 50 wild horses to improve range conditions for the remaining animals. ... Read More

Scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are celebrating the birth of a female Przewalski’s horse—the first to be born via artificial insemination. The foal’s birth July 27 signals a huge breakthrough for the survival of this species.

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Przewalski's Horse Foal Born via Artificial Insemination

August 02, 2013

The filly, born July 27, is the first Przewalski's Horse to be bred using artificial insemination. ... Read More

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BLM's Wild Horse Program Solicits Ideas, Input at Workshop

July 31, 2013

The workshop participants will brainstorm strategies for increasing animal comfort at one adoption facility. ... Read More

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BLM Announces 2013 Summer Wild Horse, Burro Gather Schedule

July 22, 2013

The schedule is subject to change due to drought that is limiting animals' water and forage resources.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Public Nominations for Wild Horse Advisory Board

July 03, 2013

The BLM requests public nominations to fill three Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board positions. ... Read More

At the BLM’s Palomino Valley Wild Horse and Burro Center outside Reno, Nev., a sprinkler attached to the panel of a large wild horse pen sprays water while horses eat in the distance.

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BLM Using Sprinklers to Mitigate Heat Wave's Effects

July 01, 2013

The BLM's Palomino Valley Wild Horse and Burro Center installed sprinklers to reduce heat levels in corrals. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Gather

June 29, 2013

The BLM is seeking comment on the environmental assessment for the Humboldt herd area wild horse gather plan. ... Read More

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HSUS Receives Grant to Help Wild Burros

June 27, 2013

The HSUS has received a five-year $760,000 grant to help promote the protection of wild burros.... Read More