Wild & Feral Horses

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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

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April Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting to be Webcast

April 23, 2012

The National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting April 23-24 in Reno, Nev., can be viewed online.... Read More

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BLM Selects Wild Horse Ecosanctuary Location for Analysis

April 19, 2012

The proposal was submitted by Saving America's Mustangs, a nonprofit organization formed by Madeleine Pickens.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $100,000 to Wild Horse Fertility Control

April 17, 2012

The grant will be used to train professionals in administering fertility control to wild horses.... Read More

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Reward Offered in BLM Mustang Slayings

April 16, 2012

The horses were discovered April 3 by a BLM crew working in the area. They'd likely been dead several weeks.... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Kan. Long-Term Holding Pastures

April 02, 2012

The tour will include visits to two wild horse long-term holding pastures in El Dorado, Kan.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Bids for New Wild Horse Management Contracts

March 29, 2012

Bait trapping involves setting up panels and luring animals into the confined area with an attractant.... Read More

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BLM Lists Range Improvement Projects

March 23, 2012

BLM will spend $300,000 on 12 projects to improve conditions where wild horses and burros reside.... Read More

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet in April

March 21, 2012

The public can address the Advisory Board during the meeting on April 24, at 10:45 a.m., local time.... Read More

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Contraceptive Evaluated for Use in British Semiferal Ponies

March 07, 2012

A contraceptive will be evaluated for use in a herd of semiferal ponies residing in Southwest England.... Read More

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Wyoming Ranch Chosen for BLM Eco-Sanctuary Review

February 27, 2012

The 4,000-acre Deerwood Ranch located in the Centennial Valley in Wyoming was chosen for ecologic review.... Read More

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EPA: Fertility Control Vaccine Approved for U.S. Wild Horses

February 19, 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency has officially registered the first contraceptive vaccine for horses.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Pasture Facilities to Care for Wild Horses

February 08, 2012

The solicitation is for one or more long-term pasture facilities accommodating 400 to 2,000 wild horses.... Read More

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Three New Members on Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

February 07, 2012

The board advises the BLM on the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros.... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Herd Expansion Bill Moves to Senate

February 07, 2012

The legislation received universal support from the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6.... Read More

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Federal Judge Declines to Prevent Nevada BLM Mustang Gathers

January 27, 2012

The judge said the court did not have the jurisdiction or supporting case law to be the "overseer" of the BLM.... Read More

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Former Mustang Trainer Released on Parole

January 03, 2012

Meduna was convicted on 145 animal cruelty charges involving the mistreatment of BLM mustangs.... Read More

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BLM Amends Nevada Gather Plan

December 23, 2011

The BLM has agreed to amend part of a contested plan to gather mustangs from herd management areas in Nevada... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges BLM Nevada Mustang Gather Plan

December 16, 2011

The suit seeks to halt the plan on grounds that it violates the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.... Read More

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BLM Releases Triple B Gather Review Results

December 08, 2011

There was no consensus among welfare authorities that animals were treated inhumanely during the gather.... Read More

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Wild Horse and Burro Program Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 06, 2011

Population control strategies, adoption screening procedures, and wild horse public image were discussed.... Read More

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Foot Type and Laminitis Incidence in Feral Horses

December 01, 2011

Contrary to popular belief, feral horses are not exempt from developing laminitis.... Read More

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Judge Allows Wild Horse Advocates to Join Wyoming Case

November 06, 2011

Three wild horse advocacy groups have joined a case surrounding mustangs that have strayed onto private lands.... Read More

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Maryland Men Charged in Wild Horse Shooting

November 03, 2011

The pair are facing charges in connection with the death of a wild horse at the Assateague National Seashore.... Read More

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Rancher Convicted on Mustang Cruelty Charges Paroled

October 30, 2011

Jason Meduna, who was convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts, has been granted parole.... Read More