Wild & Feral Horses


BLM Conducting Scoping for Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

March 08, 2017

The BLM estimates it will gather 1,029 horses to achieve appropriate management levels in three herd management areas.... Read More


BLM Concludes Cedar Mountain Gather, Removal, PZP Treatment

February 28, 2017

The BLM permanently removed 306 horses and returned 228 back to the range, including 104 PZP-treated mares.... Read More


Lawmaker Wants Wild Horses Put Under States' Jurisdiction

February 26, 2017

Rep. Ken Ivory's resolution asks the federal government to control herd growth or relinquish jurisdiction of the horses.... Read More


New Nonsurgical Equine Sterilization Technique in the Works

February 23, 2017

While the actual product might still be several years away, researchers are currently testing "promising technologies."... Read More


BLM Plans Challis Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

February 22, 2017

The BLM hopes to gather 150 horses, remove 50, and treat mares returned to the range with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More


BLM Calls Wild Horse Slaughter Article 'Fake News'

February 16, 2017

The BLM said its policy is to not slaughter horses "and there has been no congressional direction to the contrary." ... Read More


An Inside Look at Przewalski's Horse Hooves

February 15, 2017

Researching wild and feral horse hooves helps us better understand domestic horse hoof health. ... Read More


My Mustang Isn't Who I Thought She Was

February 13, 2017

A DNA test offers Alayne surprise answers to questions about her BLM mustang's ancestry.... Read More


BLM to Begin Cedar Mountain Horse Gather, PZP Treatment

February 10, 2017

The BLM will remove 200-300 horses; 200 mares returned to the range will be treated with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More


BLM, University of Wyoming Begin Wild Horse Movement Study

February 08, 2017

Researchers will place GPS collars on up to 30 mares to study migration patterns and herd movements.... Read More


BLM Concludes the Reveille HMA Wild Horse Gather

February 07, 2017

The BLM removed 81 horses and returned 68 to the range, including 30 mares treated with a fertility control vaccine.... Read More


BLM to Begin Reveille HMA Wild Horse Gather Jan. 30

January 27, 2017

The BLM will gather 140 to 160 horses, remove 80, and release 60-80 back to the range after fertility control treatment.... Read More


BLM to Begin Sulphur Wild Horse Gather, PZP Treatment

January 16, 2017

About 400 horses, including 100-150 mares treated with the contraceptive vaccine, will be released back to the range.... Read More


BLM to Begin Reveille Wild Horse Gather

January 15, 2017

About 80 horses will be removed from the HMA while approximately 55 horses will be released back to the range.... Read More


Authorities Ask Court to Transfer Control of ISPMB Horses

January 10, 2017

South Dakota state's attorneys asked that the horses be placed in the care of Fleet of Angels and Habitat for Horses.... Read More


BLM to Begin Frisco Wild Horse Gather, Removal, and Research

January 04, 2017

Some gathered horses will be fitted with tracking devices and returned to the range as part of the research project.... Read More

All gathered wild horses remaining in the temporary holding corrals outside Panaca, Nevada, were transported Dec. 29, to the BLM's Indian Lakes off-range corrals in Fallon, Nevada, to be prepared for adoption.


BLM Concludes Eagle, Silver King Emergency Wild Horse Gather

December 30, 2016

The BLM removed 74 wild horses from in and outside the Eagle and Silver King herd management areas in eastern Nevada.... Read More

"Wild Horses in SW Wyoming (White Mountain)."
Photo submitted by Julianne Zimmerman Alley.


BLM Seeks Nominations for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

December 28, 2016

Nominees with experience in equine behavior, wild horse and burro research, and natural resource management are needed.... Read More

"Wild Horses in SW Wyoming (White Mountain)."
Photo submitted by Julianne Zimmerman Alley.


BLM Seeks Input on Proposed Gather in North Lander Complex

December 24, 2016

The operation would include gathering wild horses and conducting fertility control treatments.... Read More


BLM Seeking Comments on Pine Nut Mountains HMA Plan

December 23, 2016

The BLM will accept public comments on the draft Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area Plan through Jan. 22, 2017.... Read More


Lawsuit Challenges Plan to Remove Estray Horses at Fort Polk

December 20, 2016

The suit seeks to keep the Army from removing the horses that roam Louisiana's Fort Polk and Kisatchie National Forest.... Read More


Wild Horse Advocates Ponder Zinke Nomination

December 16, 2016

Congressman Ryan Zinke was nominated for Secretary of the Interior; the BLM is within the Department of the Interior.... Read More


Auction of Seized ISPMB Horses Relocated

December 09, 2016

A barrage of harassing phone calls and other threats prompted the sale's relocation, officials said.... Read More

A Przewalski's mare with her foal in the Mongolian Gobi desert.


Tail Hairs Reveal Gobi Desert Equids' Dietary Choices

December 01, 2016

Przewalski's and domestic horses feed exclusively on grass, while wild asses feed on grass along with shrubs in winter.... Read More


Arizona House Members Seek Salt River Herd Growth Control

November 28, 2016

The bipartisan group called for Salt River mares to be treated with porcine zona pellucida to manage herd growth.... Read More