Wild & Feral Horses

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Comment Period on Wild Horse Sterilization Research Extended

February 03, 2016

The BLM has extend the comment period one week to Feb. 10.... Read More

Article

BLM Seeks Comment on Potential Wild Horse Off-Range Pasture

January 18, 2016

The proposed action involves a possible a wild horse facility on a 3,900-acre property near Fountain Green, Utah.... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges BLM's Plan for Saylor Creek Herd

January 05, 2016

The litigation claims the plan calls for the chemical or physical sterilization of horses in the Saylor Creek herd.... Read More

Commentary

Protecting Wild Horses in Patagonia, Chile

January 03, 2016

Learn about the wild horses and how a nonprofit organization and a veterinary association are working to protect them.... Read More

Article

Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility Closure Extended

December 30, 2015

The temporary closure will be extended from Dec. 30 to Feb. 29, 2016, due to weather delays and contract issues.... Read More

Article

BLM Launches Scoping on Proposed Wild Horse Research Gather

December 23, 2015

The BLM hopes to research the behavior of spayed mares.... Read More

Article

The Equine Industry's Top Welfare Issues

December 22, 2015

A rundown of equine welfare issues currently plaguing the U.S. industry and what's being done to address them. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Sulphur Wild Horse Gather EA

December 21, 2015

The assessment includes a proposal to remove excess wild horses and apply fertility control over a 10-year period.... Read More

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U.S. Forest Service Will Not Impound Salt River Horses Yet

December 14, 2015

The agency is working with interested parties to find a solution to address the unauthorized horses.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Central Utah Wild Burro Gather

December 14, 2015

Researchers hope to study burros' fertility, reproductive rate, survival and mortality, habitat selection, and more.... Read More

Article

BLM to Host Public Tour of Axtell Wild Horse Corrals

December 04, 2015

This tour, scheduled for Dec. 14, is the first offered since the privately owned and operated facility opened in June.... Read More

Article

Second Call for Nominations for Wild Horse Advisory Board

November 30, 2015

Nominees are needed for the following categories: humane advocacy, wildlife management, and livestock management.... Read More

Article

BLM Utah to Host Hearing on Vehicles and Wild Horses

November 23, 2015

The hearing will focus on the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in wild horse and burro management.... Read More

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Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather Comment Period Open

November 20, 2015

The BLM said public input is valuable and will help the bureau to develop a well-informed environmental assessment. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Assistance in Identifying Abandoned Horses

November 03, 2015

Two domestic horses were found abandoned and suffering from extreme malnutrition, dehydration, and physical abuse.... Read More

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Rock Springs Wild Horse, Burro Facility Temporarily Closed

November 01, 2015

A new office building, hay storage area, and shop improvements are among the changes being made to the facility.... Read More

Article

Boise BLM Wild Horse Corrals Open to Public Oct. 29-30

October 28, 2015

The corrals will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. the public can view the wild horses gathered following the Soda Fire.... Read More

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BLM Cautions Drivers to Watch for Wild Burros on Highways

October 28, 2015

In the past, numerous wild horses and burros have been hit and killed or sustained injuries leading to euthanization.... Read More

Article

Buyer Sold BLM Mustangs to Slaughter, Federal Report Says

October 26, 2015

Livestock hauler Tom Davis admitted that most of the horses he purchased through the BLM went to slaughter in Mexico.... Read More

Article

BLM to Gather Remaining Horses at Sands Basin Following Fire

October 24, 2015

The BLM gathered 279 horses immediately following the Soda Fire, but 31 Sands Basin wild horses eluded capture.... Read More

Article

Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather Began in Water Canyon

October 23, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 65 horses and 25 to 30 will be released back into the project area. ... Read More

Article

Remains of Chincoteague Pony Found

October 16, 2015

The the 4-month-old filly went missing in September. The remains showed no signs of foul play, authorities said.... Read More

Article

Reward Offered in Salt River Horse Killing

October 16, 2015

The 12-year-old mare named Dotty sustained a single gunshot wound. Her remains were found on Oct. 1.... Read More

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Salt River Horse Death Under Investigation

October 14, 2015

A wild horse found at the Salt River Recreation Area in Arizona is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.... Read More

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BLM Begins Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

September 28, 2015

Due to drought conditions the BLM began gathering and providing care for 80 to 100 wild horses on Sept. 25.... Read More