Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Initiates Wild Horse Research in Oregon

June 29, 2016

The agency will work with veterinarians to study safe methods to spay mares and control herd growth... Read More

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BLM Plans South Steens Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

June 27, 2016

The BLM hopes to remove 100 horses for adoption and treat 40 mares with a fertility vaccine and return them to the wild.... Read More

Kibb Mills (standing left) and Ian Bardwell (standing right), of the Rocky Mountain District’s Trails Program in Montana, stand next to their newly-acquired saddle-trained wild horses from Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC). The trainers (mounted) are inmates with NNCC who have worked with these horses for up to four months to prepare them for adoption.

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Inmate-Trained Wild Horses to Work for U.S. Forest Service

June 17, 2016

Three saddle-trained wild horses were selected to work as pack string horses for U.S. Forest Service trail crews.... Read More

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BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

June 10, 2016

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex.... Read More

The the mare was taken to a BLM facility in Axtell, Utah, to continue her rehabilitation.

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Woman Fined for Removing Free-Roaming Horse from BLM Land

June 08, 2016

The Idaho woman transported a free-roaming mare to an animal sanctuary because the horse appeared malnourished.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Plan to Manage Pine Nut Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

Public comments will be accepted through July 6.... Read More

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Advocacy Groups Want BLM to Increase PZP Use in Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

The groups believe increased PZP use could reduce the need to maintain horses in holding facilities.... Read More

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BLM to Host Wild Horse Day in Oregon

June 06, 2016

Specialists will share how the Wild Horse and Burro Program works and showcase adoptable animals in demonstrations.... Read More

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Bill Protecting Salt River Herd Signed

May 20, 2016

The bill is designed to protect the herd and place the animals under local and U.S. Forest Service jurisdiction.... Read More

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BLM Cites Herd Growth as One Cause of $1 Billion Shortfall

May 17, 2016

But some wild horse advocates believe the shortfall is due to the agency's failure to manage the animals effectively.... Read More

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Legislation Protecting Salt River Horses Becomes Law

May 12, 2016

The bill protects the feral horses and places them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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Learning from the Corolla Wild Horse Adoption Program

May 11, 2016

Researchers attributed the program's success to a rigorous adoption process, pre-adoption gentling of horses, and more.... Read More

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BLM to Offer Two Tours of Fallon Wild Horse and Burro Corral

May 05, 2016

The public tours of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, are scheduled for May 20.... Read More

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Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 25, 2016

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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Bill Would Put Salt River Herd Under State Jurisdiction

April 17, 2016

The bill would protect the feral horses and place them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More

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Meeting for Fish Springs Wild Horse Pilot Program Scheduled

April 15, 2016

The meeting, scheduled for April 21 in Nevada, is being held to inform the public of the project and address questions.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping on Adobe Town Wild Horse Removal

April 08, 2016

The BLM could have the chance to conduct a research project by placing radio collars on mares returned to the range.... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 13-14

April 01, 2016

The meeting, taking place in Redmond, Oregon, will be live-streamed on the BLM website.... Read More

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Kathrens, Masters, Yardly Named to Wild Horse Advisory Board

March 29, 2016

The board advises the BLM and U.S. Forest Service on managing and protecting wild horses and burros on public lands.... Read More

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How To Feed Your Newly Adopted Mustang

March 28, 2016

Our equine nutrition expert (and past mustang owner!) offers advice about feeding easy-keeping mustangs.... Read More

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BLM Launches Scoping on Checkerboard Wild Horse Removal

March 28, 2016

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

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BLM Seeks Experienced Horse Trainers to for Pilot Program

March 19, 2016

The BLM is seeking experienced individuals to help train wild horses and place them into good homes.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Bids for Off-Range Wild Horse Care Facilities

March 17, 2016

The BLM is seeking proposals from those who can care for a minimum of 200 horses in a free-roaming pasture setting. ... Read More

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BLM Offers Reward for Information on Wild Horse Shooting

March 15, 2016

The BLM is offering $10,000 for information on the shooting death of a horse in October 2015 near Carson City, Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Blue Wing Complex Horse, Burro Project

March 11, 2016

As part of the process, the BLM is hosting a public scoping tour of the Blue Wing Complex on March 19 and 20.... Read More