Wild & Feral Horses

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BLM Offers Public Tours of Fallon Wild Horse, Burro Corral

September 25, 2015

The BLM will offer two public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Nevada on Oct. 23.... Read More

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BLM Extends Public Input Period for Pine Nut HMA Evaluation

September 22, 2015

The opportunity for the public to provide input on the draft evaluation for the HMA has been extended until Oct. 20.... Read More

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Mustang Mania in Idaho

September 21, 2015

The 2015 Nampa, Idaho, Extreme Mustang Makeover featured 5- and 6-year-old mustang mares.... Read More

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BLM Releases Preliminary Analysis for Red Desert Gather

September 11, 2015

The 30-day comment period for the preliminary analysis runs from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8. ... Read More

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Pine Nut Mountains HMA Draft Evaluation Released

September 10, 2015

The evaluation aims to assess the conditions to ensure the range is healthy for wildlife, livestock, and wild horses.... Read More

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BLM Plans Beaty Butte Wild Horse Gather

September 09, 2015

The BLM plans to gather 1,500 horses. Of those, 1,400 will be permanently removed and 100 will be returned to the range.... Read More

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BLM to Continue Emergency Wild Horse Gather in Nevada

September 09, 2015

Based on a vet's exam, 28 of 201 horses gathered last week were euthanized due to extremely emaciated body conditions.... Read More

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BLM Completes the Soda Fire Emergency Wild Horse Gather

September 08, 2015

The BLM gathered a total of 279 horses from the Hardtrigger, Black Mountain, and Sands Basin herd management areas. ... Read More

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BLM Utah Proposes Wild Horse and Burro Research Projects

September 01, 2015

The BLM will work with the United States Geological Survey to conduct several studies on wild horses and burros.... Read More