Wild & Feral Horses


BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

August 03, 2014

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


Horse Deaths, Controversy Plague Utah Wild Horse Gather

August 01, 2014

The BLM reported that a mare was euthanized and a filly died during the gather, which ended July 31. ... Read More


Judge Rules New Mexico Horses Not Wild

July 24, 2014

A judge ruled that horses roaming in Placitas are not wild and a gather that took place last year was legal.... Read More


This Bud's for You!

July 16, 2014

Have you ever adopted a wild mustang or participated in a mustang challenge event? ... Read More


Bill would Put Wild Horses under State Jurisdiction

July 14, 2014

If passed, states would have the option to manage wild horses and burros residing within their borders.... Read More


Mustangs Join Marines in Special Forces Training Program

July 04, 2014

Marines stateside learn horsemanship skills that can help them in war zones.... Read More


BLM Seeks Dismissal of Nevada Wild-Horse Related Lawsuit

July 01, 2014

Nevada ranchers want the BLM to remove wild horses from public and private lands.... Read More


BLM Releases Analysis of Proposed Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

June 30, 2014

A nonprofit hopes to establish an ecosanctuary on approximately 15,000 acres of land in western Montana. ... Read More


Advocates want Endangered Status for Wild Horses

June 13, 2014

Advocates want wild horses designated as endangered on grounds that a 1971 act failed to protect the animals.... Read More


Calming a Mustang Stud

June 05, 2014

Last fall I adopted a wild mustang stud. Would gelding him help calm his wild attitude? ... Read More


Wild Horse Advocates Seek Nevada Lawsuit Dismissal

May 30, 2014

The lawsuit asks the BLM to remove horses from rangelands in order to protect the ranges' ecologic balance.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up


BLM Extends Deadline for Herd Growth Suppression Proposals

May 09, 2014

The BLM says it extended the deadline to ensure it receives "the best ideas" for effective contraception.... Read More


Utah Ranchers Sue BLM over Removal of Excess Animals

May 08, 2014

Utah ranchers accused the BLM of violating federal law by not removing excess wild horses from rangelands. ... Read More


BLM Seeks Bids for Short-Term Wild Horse Care Facilities

May 08, 2014

The is soliciting bids for new short-term holding facilities in 17 states for animals removed rangelands.... Read More


Wild Horse Advocates File Appeal in Pryor Mountain Case

April 25, 2014

The advocates claim the BLM and USFS' management techniques threaten the Pryor Mountain horse herd's survival.... Read More


Controversy Over Wyoming Estray Horse Gather, Sale

April 14, 2014

Wild horse advocates say the gathered estray horses were too quickly sold to a horse processing firm.... Read More


McDonnell, Woehl, and Cope Join Wild Horse Advisory Board

April 11, 2014

Sue McDonnell, PhD, Cert. AAB; Fred T. Woehl, Jr.; and Robert Cope, DVM, will each serve three-year terms.... Read More


BLM Seeking Input on Proposed Mont. Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

April 03, 2014

The proposed wild horse ecosanctuary would be located on about 13,000 acres of private land near Drummond.... Read More


Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 14-15

March 31, 2014

The BLM board will meet to discuss wild horse and burro management and protection issues. ... Read More


Lawsuit Seeks to Save Forest Land for Wild Horses

March 25, 2014

Advocates hope to prevent U.S. Forest Service from eliminating public land and rounding up wild horses. ... Read More


BLM Seeks Proposals for Wild Horse, Burro Population Control

March 12, 2014

The BLM is seeking research proposals aimed at controlling wild horse and burro population growth.... Read More


Authorities Still Investigating Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

March 11, 2014

Despite the offer of a cash reward, leads in the case have been scant, a law enforcement official said.... Read More

Fossils from the early Pleistocene era of Florida (~1.8 million years ago) showing signs of laminitis.


Fossil Evidence of Laminitis in Ancient Horses

March 10, 2014

Researchers found that 75.25% of the coffin bone fossils examined exhibited signs consistent with laminitis.... Read More


Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?

March 09, 2014

Horses could be a threat to panda survival because they're beating the bears to the bamboo buffet.... Read More


Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild

March 05, 2014

Scientists' ultimate goal is to see the Retuertas living without human intervention or management.... Read More