Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Seeks Input on Proposed 2015 Pryor Mountain Horse Gather

April 17, 2015

The proposed gather would result in the removal of about 30 young horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Fertility Control Study in National Park Service Mares

April 16, 2015

The National Park Service is studying the use of fertility control vaccines to control feral horse populations.... Read More

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BLM Selects Three for Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board

April 15, 2015

June Sewing, Jennifer Sall, and Julie M. Weikel, DVM, will each serve a three-year term on the advisory board.... Read More

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BLM Colorado Seeks Comment on Proposed Wild Horse Gather

April 07, 2015

The BLM is seeking public comments on a proposal to gather excess wild horses in northwest Colorado.... Read More

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Managing Feral Horses on National Park Service Lands

April 02, 2015

Horses and ponies currently reside several National Park Service units. Here's how the service cares for these animals.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Adopting a Wild Horse

March 31, 2015

Of the 620 poll respondents, 266 (43%) said they would like to adopt a wild horse, but have not yet. ... Read More

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 22-23

March 28, 2015

The board will discuss issues relating to the management of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands.... Read More

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Stray Mexican Donkey Tests Positive for Glanders

March 27, 2015

The stray donkey tested positive after being apprehended and quarantined at a USDA holding pen in Texas.... Read More

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Plan to Manage Nevada's Virginia Range Herd Finalized

March 26, 2015

Return to Freedom will manage more than 1,500 horses residing on the Virginia Range in western Nevada.... Read More

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New Law Should Protect Kentucky Horses, Local Communities

March 23, 2015

The legislation reduces the hold period for stray horses from 90 days to 15.... Read More

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BLM Issues Pryor Mountain Range Fertility Control Decision

March 23, 2015

The decision will allow for the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.... Read More

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Study: Zebra Stripes Could Confuse Predators

March 22, 2015

Researchers said zebras' stripes seem to confuse lions and other predators by creating distracting visual illusions.... Read More

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Kentucky Legislators Pass Estray Animal Bill

March 17, 2015

The bill will reduce the number of days counties must keep estray animals, including horses, in their custody.... Read More

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BLM to Hold Public Scoping Meetings About Wild Burros

March 15, 2015

The meetings will focus on wild burro management in Arizona's Black Mountain Herd Management Area. ... Read More

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Court Sides With Wild Horse Advocates

March 13, 2015

A Nevada judge has dismissed a lawsuit asking the BLM to remove horses from rangelands to protect the ecologic balance.... Read More

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National Park, Badlands Horse Registry Strike Agreement

March 13, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Badlands Horse Registry will work to place wild horses in approved homes. ... Read More

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Court Rules on Checkerboard Wild Horse Gather

March 06, 2015

The court says the BLM violated the NEPA, but didn't violate the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act.... Read More

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BLM Utah Seeks Comment on Wild Horse Fertility Control Plan

March 04, 2015

The plan involves treating mares in the Onaqui herd management area with a fertility control vaccine via remote darting.... Read More

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Wild Horse Health On and Off the Range

March 04, 2015

Mustangs require care different from the average domestic saddle horse. Here's how vets manage BLM horses' health.... Read More

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BLM to Host Public Tour of Nevada Wild Horse Facility

March 04, 2015

The public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corral in Fallon, Nevada, will take place on March 7.... Read More

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Kentucky House Passes Estray Horse Bill

February 28, 2015

The legislation would reduce the number of days Kentucky counties must keep estray animals in their custody.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

February 25, 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