Wild & Feral Horses

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New Law Should Protect Kentucky Horses, Local Communities

March 23, 2015

The legislation reduces the hold period for stray horses from 90 days to 15.... Read More

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BLM Issues Pryor Mountain Range Fertility Control Decision

March 23, 2015

The decision will allow for the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Study: Zebra Stripes Could Confuse Predators

March 22, 2015

Researchers said zebras' stripes seem to confuse lions and other predators by creating distracting visual illusions.... Read More

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Kentucky Legislators Pass Estray Animal Bill

March 17, 2015

The bill will reduce the number of days counties must keep estray animals, including horses, in their custody.... Read More

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BLM to Hold Public Scoping Meetings About Wild Burros

March 15, 2015

The meetings will focus on wild burro management in Arizona's Black Mountain Herd Management Area. ... Read More

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Court Sides With Wild Horse Advocates

March 13, 2015

A Nevada judge has dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from rangelands to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More

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National Park, Badlands Horse Registry Strike Agreement

March 13, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Badlands Horse Registry will work to place wild horses in approved homes. ... Read More

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Court Rules on Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather

March 06, 2015

The court says the BLM violated the NEPA, but didn't violate the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act.... Read More

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BLM Utah Seeks Comment on Wild Horse Fertility Control Plan

March 04, 2015

The plan involves treating mares in the Onaqui herd management area with a fertility control vaccine via remote darting.... Read More

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Wild Horse Health On and Off the Range

March 04, 2015

Mustangs require care different from the average domestic saddle horse. Here's how vets manage BLM horses' health.... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Nevada Wild Horse Facility

March 04, 2015

The public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on March 7.... Read More

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Kentucky House Passes Estray Horse Bill

February 28, 2015

The legislation would reduce the number of days Kentucky counties must keep estray animals in their custody.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses in Southern Utah

February 17, 2015

The BLM Utah Cedar City Field Office says the horses are causing public health and safety concerns along Highway 21.... Read More

Adopter Heath Marshall performing in mounted cowboy shooting on his adopted mustang named "Ricky Bobby."

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Saddle Training BLM Mustangs for Adoption

February 16, 2015

The BLM partners with entities to train mustangs gathered from public lands to prepare them for use as riding horses.... Read More

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BLM Begins Fish Creek Wild Horse Gather

February 14, 2015

The gather, expected to last 10 days, will be followed by a wild horse adoption event on Feb. 28.... Read More

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Judge Halts Nevada Wild Horse Gather

February 13, 2015

The judge halted the gather "until the court has an opportunity to fully consider the merits of plaintiffs' claims."... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: An Overview

February 12, 2015

Learn about the history of feral horses and burros in the United States and the BLM's management goals and strategies.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Comments on Proposed Colorado Gather Plan

February 08, 2015

The BLM is proposing to gather excess horses in the West Douglas area and Piceance-East Douglas areas.... Read More

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Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Gather Concludes

February 07, 2015

A total of 303 wild horses were gathered from the range, located 10 miles northeast of Lovelock, Nevada.... Read More

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State of Utah Sues BLM Over Horse Removal

February 06, 2015

The suit seeks the removal wild horses from state lands on grounds that the animals damage those rangelands.... Read More

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Wyoming Committee Wants Wild Horse Action From Congress

February 02, 2015

A state House of Representatives committee is calling on Congress to find new ways to control wild horse populations.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Horses in Humboldt Herd Area

January 28, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 200 wild horses from the range.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Wild Horse Fertility Control Proposal

January 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking comment on the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More