Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Investigating Foal Deaths

October 15, 2017

Last week 22 foals became sick and died last week at the agency's Litchfield Corrals, near Susanville, California.... Read More

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Assateague Island Wild Horse Death Probed

October 10, 2017

Authorities are investigating after a well-known stallion called Jester was hit by a car and died from his injuries.... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet in Colorado

October 04, 2017

The board will meet Oct. 18-19 in Grand Junction to discuss wild horses and burros residing on public lands.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping Period for Horse Gather, Research

October 03, 2017

The agency has proposed a wild horse gather in the Onaqui Herd Management Area in Utah.... Read More

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BLM, University of Wyoming Resume Wild Horse Movement Study

September 28, 2017

The effort to outfit mares with GPS collars effort began last winter but was suspended due to poor weather conditions.... Read More

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Wild Horse Bait-Trap Gather Begins in Water Canyon

September 26, 2017

Mares released back to the HMA will be retreated with a fertility-control vaccine to reduce population growth. ... Read More

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BLM Begins Rock Springs Wild Horse Gather

September 25, 2017

The BLM is gathering horses from Wyoming's Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, and Great Divide Basin herd management areas.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

September 11, 2017

The BLM said the gather will allow fertility control vaccine administration to mares returning to the complex and more.... Read More

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BLM Wyoming Releases Fall 2017 Horse Gather Schedule

September 01, 2017

The BLM plans to gather horses from the Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town herd management areas.... Read More

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski's horse mare, was euthanized Aug. 13 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute due to renal failure.

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Przewalski's Horse Maja Dies

August 19, 2017

The 13-year-old mare was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute after developing renal failure.... Read More

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BLM Set to Begin Bible Springs Complex Wild Horse Gather

August 13, 2017

The BLM plans to gather and remove about 100 wild horses from state, private, and BLM-managed lands. ... Read More

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BLM Concludes Marietta Wild Burro Gather

August 12, 2017

The BLM gathered 129 wild burros within and outside the Marietta Wild Burro Range, in Mineral County, Nevada.... Read More

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Agencies Probe Alleged Wild Horse Harassment

August 09, 2017

Reports suggest several individuals allegedly chased wild horses on Utah's McKay Flat while riding on motorcycles.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comment on Eastern Nevada Horse Gather EA

July 28, 2017

The BLM plans to gather and remove wild horses from within and outside the Antelope and Triple B wild horse complexes.... Read More

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Dog Food Blamed for Assateague Pony Death

July 25, 2017

The mare reportedly consumed a large quantities dog food, which caused an impaction and deadly ruptured intestine.... Read More

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BLM Wyoming Holds Hearing on Vehicle Use In Horse Management

July 22, 2017

The public can share comments regarding helicopter and motorized vehicle use in wild horse management.... Read More

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House Committee Passes BLM Funding Bill

July 19, 2017

The bill would allow the BLM to transfer horses and burros to other government agencies for use as work animals. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Silver King HMA Assessment

July 15, 2017

The BLM hopes the horse gather proposed in the EA would help improve vegetation, habitat, and watershed health. ... Read More

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BLM Issues Draft EA on Wyoming Wild Horse Gather

July 14, 2017

The population of 2,836 horses in three HMAs exceeds the cumulative AML of 1,560 animals by about 80%, the BLM says.... Read More

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BLM Offering Public Off-Range Pasture Tour in Oklahoma

July 13, 2017

The BLM is hosting two free tours on Aug. 12, at a wild horse off-range pasture in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.... Read More

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Scientists Study How Climate Change Affects Horses

July 07, 2017

Horses suffered the effects of rapid climate change during the late Pleistocene and early Holocene epochs.... Read More

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Agencies Conducting Aerial Survey of Wild Burros in Arizona

June 20, 2017

The survey is part of ongoing research to collect information to guide future management of wild burros in Arizona.... Read More

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BLM To Hold Hearing on Vehicle Use in Wild Horse Management

June 19, 2017

The public hearing is scheduled for June 27 in Ely, Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on East Pershing Gather Preliminary EA

June 15, 2017

The environmental assessment analyzes methods for managing wild horses and burros in Nevada's East Pershing Complex.... Read More

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BLM Concludes Boone Spring Emergency Horse Gather

June 12, 2017

The BLM transported 45 stallions, 34 mares, and 15 foals to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral, in Fallon, Nevada.... Read More