Wild & Feral Horses

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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

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Rally Protests Nevada Stray Horse Roundup

October 27, 2011

Equine welfare advocates rallied Oct. 25 against a plan to remove stray horses from a Northern Nevada range.... Read More

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Nevada Agricultural Authorities to Reduce Stray Herd

October 18, 2011

Stray horses from a private range in Northern Nevada likely will be relocated to a correctional facility.... Read More

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Researchers Examine Ancient Stallions' Genetic Diversity

October 17, 2011

New research indicates that ancient stallions were far more genetically diverse before domestication.... Read More

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BLM to Close Herriman Wild Horse Holding Facility

October 14, 2011

A Utah-based BLM holding facility that some allege constituted an unhealthy environment for horses is closing.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Judge: BLM Must Respond to Inhumane Handling Allegations

October 11, 2011

A federal court judge asked the BLM to answer allegations that some mustang handling procedures are inhumane.... Read More

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BLM Announces Fall/Winter Wild Horse Gather Schedule

October 10, 2011

The BLM's upcoming schedule for gathering wild horses and burros from overpopulated herds was released Oct. 7.... Read More

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BLM Initiative Enhances Mustang-Related Volunteer Projects

October 09, 2011

The BLM hopes to expand volunteer participation in monitoring and sustaining the health of wild horse HMAs.... Read More

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Feral Horses' Effects on Pine Trees and Grasses

October 07, 2011

Researchers found that pine trees flourished in areas feral horses roamed while some grasses struggled .... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Herd Expansion Bill Advances

October 07, 2011

Federal legislation that would allow the Corolla Wild Horse herd to grow larger has advanced.... Read More

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BLM to Review Nevada Gather Operations

September 26, 2011

The BLM will review operations during a Nevada gather that some wild horse advocates say put animals at risk.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More

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FAA Investigates Mustang Gather Flyover Incident

September 21, 2011

Colorado officials are looking into an incident involving a small plane that interrupted a BLM mustang gather.... Read More

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Horse Adoption/Rescue

September 21, 2011

How can you find the right horse to rescue or adopt? Our experts offer advice about rehomed horses.... Read More

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Utah Men Charged in BLM Mustang Sale Scheme

September 16, 2011

Two men are facing charges in connection with a plot to buy wild horses and sell them to horsemeat processors.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled

September 10, 2011

The BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for Oct. 13-14 in Arlington, Va.... Read More

About 550 feral horses roam the Alberta wilderness, Henderson said.

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Canadian Wild Horses at Center of Controversy

September 08, 2011

A logging company claims feral horses are damaging seedlings and acting aggressively toward workers.... Read More