Wild & Feral Horses

BLM horses in round-up


BLM Stiffens Mustang Purchase Rules

January 07, 2013

The new rules restrict purchases of more than four animals in a six-month period unless approved by the BLM.... Read More


BLM Resumes Owyhee Complex Wild Horse Gather

January 05, 2013

The BLM plans to gather about 186 wild horses during this portion of the gather. ... Read More


Partnership Will Improve Water for Wyoming Wild Horses, Wildlife

December 27, 2012

Members of the partnership are working to improve water sources for wild horses in the McCullough Peaks HMA.... Read More


Part of BLM's Owyhee Complex Wild Horse Gather Complete

December 21, 2012

After a holiday break, the gather will resume in early January 2013.... Read More


BLM Seeks Public Input on Managing Wild Horses during Drought

December 20, 2012

The BLM is seeking input on an environmental assessment for management of wild horses during drought.... Read More


Toxic Weeds Likely Behind the Deaths of 19 BLM Horses

December 17, 2012

Preliminary results from Colorado State University suggests ingestion of the plant caused the horses' deaths.... Read More


BLM to Gather Wild Horses from the Diamond Complex

December 16, 2012

Due to severe drought conditions, forage and water is very limited for the existing overpopulation of horses.... Read More


Increased Scrutiny for BLM Mustang Sales

December 13, 2012

The changes respond to reports that an individual purchased numerous mustangs, then sold them for slaughter.... Read More


BLM Updates 2012 Fall/Winter Wild Horse Gather Schedule

December 11, 2012

Changes reflect a reprioritizing of gathers based on drought and diminishing food and water for horses.... Read More


BLM Still Investigating Colorado Wild Horse Deaths

December 10, 2012

Six animals have been necropsied, but so far the general results of those examinations have been inconclusive.... Read More


BLM Colorado Investigating Wild Horse Deaths

December 06, 2012

The BLM is investigating the deaths of 19 wild horses at its Canon City Wild Horse Inmate Program facility.... Read More


BLM Wild Horse Advisory Board to Meet Oct. 29-30, 2012

October 04, 2012

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


BLM Announces 2012 Fall/Winter Wild Horse Gather Schedule

October 01, 2012

Along with removals, the gathers will be used to apply fertility-control vaccines starting in November.... Read More


BLM to Gather Wild Horse due to Severe Drought

September 26, 2012

Minimal forage growth and reduced water availability due to severe drought conditions necessitate the gather.... Read More


BLM Seeks Comment on Proposed Non-Helicopter Horse Gather

September 10, 2012

The BLM seeks comment on a proposed non-helicopter gather and removal of wild horses at three Nevada HMAs.... Read More


Federal Plan Will Remove Horses from Nevada Wildlife Refuge

September 07, 2012

Wild horses and burros will be removed from their ranges in Nevada under a U.S. Fish and Wildlife plan.... Read More


BLM Extends Deadline for Wild Horse Ecosanctuary Proposals

September 02, 2012

The BLM is extending its deadline for private land wild horse ecosanctuary proposals from Aug. 29 to Sept. 19.... Read More


Study Evaluates Harsh Winter's Effect on Przewalski Horses

August 19, 2012

A severe winter cause the reintroduced wild Przewalski's horse population crashed dramatically.... Read More


BLM Begins Analyzing Proposed Nevada Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

August 17, 2012

The BLM will analyze the potential impacts of the proposed northeast Nevada wild horse ecosanctuary.... Read More


Campaign Launched to Educate Public on N.C. Wild Ponies

August 15, 2012

Officials have seen an increase in visitors and an increase in people trying to get close to the horses.... Read More


BLM Seeks Comments on Proposed Wassuk Wild Horse Gather Plan

July 26, 2012

The BLM is proposing to gather 498 wild horses and remove approximately 400 excess wild horses from the range.... Read More


BLM Solicits More Wild Horse Ecosanctuary Proposals

July 03, 2012

The BLM is soliciting proposals for private land ecosanctuaries for wild horses.... Read More


BLM Seeking Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Nominations

June 25, 2012

Representatives are needed in the fields of humane advocacy, wildlife management, and livestock management.... Read More


Judge Allows BLM to Continue Emergency Mustang Gather

June 22, 2012

The agency cannot use helicopters to gather animals in non-emergency sectors of the herd management area.... Read More


Lawsuit Seeks Halt to Nevada Mustang Gather

June 19, 2012

The petitioner said she filed the suit after attempts to resolve gather-related issues with the BLM failed.... Read More