Wild & Feral Horses


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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