Wild & Feral Horses


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


BLM Seeks Bids for New Long-Term Pastures for Wild Horses

June 18, 2012

The BLM is seeking bids for new long-term pasture facilities to house 800 to 2,000 wild horses and burros.... Read More


Scientists See Spots on Prehistoric Horses

June 15, 2012

Using the LP allele for reference, researchers determined some prehistoric horses had spots like Appaloosas.... Read More


Researchers: Horses First Domesticated in Western Steppes

June 13, 2012

Using paleontology, archeology, and genomics, researchers identified the location of equine domestication.... Read More


Seven Mules, Two Horses Die at California National Park

June 12, 2012

The animals died after a watering system malfunctioned, leaving them without an adequate water supply.... Read More


Mustang Advocates: Gather Jeopardizes Pregnant Mares, Foals

June 11, 2012

The BLM started the emergency roundup because persistent drought conditions diminished food and water supplies... Read More


BLM Seeks Input on Vehicles used During Wild Horse Gathers

June 01, 2012

The BLM is seeking input on the use of helicopters and motorized vehicles in wild horse management operations.... Read More


BLM Offers $10,000 Reward in Mustang, Burro Shooting Deaths

May 01, 2012

Since January the BLM has documented four incidents involving the killings of nine mustangs and two burros.... Read More