Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming environment for horses removed from rangelands.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Would Give Wild Horse Management to States

February 25, 2015

The legislation would place wild horses under state and Native American tribe jurisdiction rather than under the BLM's.... Read More

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BLM to Gather Horses in Southern Utah

February 17, 2015

The BLM Utah Cedar City Field Office says the horses are causing public health and safety concerns along Highway 21.... Read More

Adopter Heath Marshall performing in mounted cowboy shooting on his adopted mustang named "Ricky Bobby."

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Saddle Training BLM Mustangs for Adoption

February 16, 2015

The BLM partners with entities to train mustangs gathered from public lands to prepare them for use as riding horses.... Read More

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BLM Begins Fish Creek Wild Horse Gather

February 14, 2015

The gather, expected to last 10 days, will be followed by a wild horse adoption event on Feb. 28.... Read More

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Judge Halts Nevada Wild Horse Gather

February 13, 2015

The judge halted the gather "until the court has an opportunity to fully consider the merits of plaintiffs' claims."... Read More

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BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program: An Overview

February 12, 2015

Learn about the history of feral horses and burros in the United States and the BLM's management goals and strategies.... Read More

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BLM Seeking Comments on Proposed Colorado Gather Plan

February 08, 2015

The BLM is proposing to gather excess horses in the West Douglas area and Piceance-East Douglas areas.... Read More

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Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Gather Concludes

February 07, 2015

A total of 303 wild horses were gathered from the range, located 10 miles northeast of Lovelock, Nevada.... Read More

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State of Utah Sues BLM Over Horse Removal

February 06, 2015

The suit seeks the removal wild horses from state lands on grounds that the animals damage those rangelands.... Read More

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Wyoming Committee Wants Wild Horse Action From Congress

February 02, 2015

A state House of Representatives committee is calling on Congress to find new ways to control wild horse populations.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Horses in Humboldt Herd Area

January 28, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 200 wild horses from the range.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Input on Wild Horse Fertility Control Proposal

January 26, 2015

The BLM is seeking comment on the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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BLM to Host Tour of Pine Nut Herd Management Area Gather

January 22, 2015

The tour will take place Jan. 23 before the scheduled wild horse gather begins.... Read More

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Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

January 12, 2015

The BLM plans to gather about 150 wild horses threatened by lack of forage.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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BLM to Gather Wild Horses from the Pine Nut Mountains

January 02, 2015

As many as 132 wild horses will be released back to the range following the gather.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Comments on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

December 31, 2014

The BLM is seeking comments on a proposed wild horse gather in the Fish Creek herd management area, in Nevada.... Read More

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BLM Nevada Announces 2015 Wild Horse Gathers

December 29, 2014

Some gathered mares will be treated with a fertility control vaccine before being released back to the range.... Read More

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BLM Gathering Burros from Nevada's Pahrump Valley

December 20, 2014

The BLM says the burros pose a safety hazard on area roadways and have caused private property damage.... Read More

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BLM Approves Third Ecosanctuary for Off-Range Wild Horses

December 15, 2014

The new ecosanctuary will be located in Lander, Wyoming, with horses arriving as early as the spring of 2015.... Read More

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Wyoming Sues Feds Over Wild Horse Management

December 10, 2014

Meanwhile, a University of Wyoming researcher released study results on how wild horses and cattle graze the rangelands.... Read More

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Second Call for Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations

November 19, 2014

Nominees should represent the fields of wild horse and burro advocacy, veterinary medicine, or public interest.... Read More

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BLM: Watch for Wild Horses, Burros on Highways

November 03, 2014

Watch for wild horses and burros on roads, as daylight saving time's end brings earlier darkness and lower visibility.... Read More

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Contraception Begins for San Felipe Pueblo Wild Horses

October 30, 2014

The San Felipe Pueblo will employ porcine zona pellucida as recommended by a National Academy of Sciences report.... Read More

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Nevada, Wild Horse Advocates Clash over Estrays

October 29, 2014

In a statement, authorities said gathers only take place when horses pose a danger to themselves or the public.... Read More