Wild & Feral Horses


BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

August 26, 2015

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire.... Read More


Be Your Horse's Hero: Proactively React to Wildfire Danger

August 24, 2015

Rebecca Gimenez shares tips for preparing for a wildfire evacuation.... Read More


BLM to Gather Wild Burros from Bullfrog HMA

August 20, 2015

The BLM is scheduled to gather and remove about 40 wild burros from range near Beatty, Nevada, on Sept. 1. ... Read More


Hearing to Address Motorized Equipment, Colorado Wild Horses

August 19, 2015

Motorized equipment is used for objectives such as trapping operations, transporting to holding, and monitoring.... Read More


BLM Decides on Wild Horse Growth Suppression Program

August 19, 2015

The BLM will treat mares in the Water Canyon, Nevada, area with a fertility control vaccine to reduce population growth.... Read More


Idaho's Soda Fire Claims 27 Wild Horses

August 18, 2015

The horses residing in the Hardtrigger herd management area were unable to escape the fast-moving wildfire.... Read More


Wild Horse Advisory Board Nominations Close Sept. 28

August 17, 2015

Nominees are needed to represent humane advocacy groups and wildlife and livestock management organizations.... Read More

Horse owner Karen Steenhof prepares to evacuate her Murphy, Idaho, property in the face of the massive Soda fire, which has already destroyed more than 287,000 acres .


Idaho Wildfire Impacts Horse Owners, Wild Horses

August 16, 2015

Officials in southwest Idaho are combating a wildfire that's threatening both wild and domestic horses. ... Read More


BLM to Begin the McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 14, 2015

The BLM will gather approximately 125 burros from the private property in Nevada starting Aug. 17.... Read More


BLM to Hold Tour for McGee Mountain Burro Gather

August 13, 2015

The public/media pre-gather tour for the McGee Mountain wild burro water- and bait-trap gather will take place Aug. 18.... Read More


BLM Investigation into Wyoming Horse Killings Continues

August 07, 2015

Additionally, cash rewards related to the shooting deaths of 21 horses have increased to a total of $7,000.... Read More


BLM Begins 2015 Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range Gather

August 06, 2015

The BLM expects to remove 15 to 20 horses, aged 1 to 3 years. All gathered horses will be available for adoption.... Read More


BLM Issues Decision for McGee Mountain Wild Burro Gather

August 06, 2015

The BLM will gather and remove approximately 125 burros that have strayed from the McGee Mountain herd management area.... Read More


BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet Sept. 2-3

August 04, 2015

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


Reward Offered for Information on Killing of Stray Horses

August 03, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the killing of 21 stray horses near Thermopolis, Wyoming.... Read More


BLM to Gather Wild Horses in Northwest Colorado

August 01, 2015

The BLM plans to gather up to 167 horses using water- and bait-trapping and helicopter gather operations.... Read More


BLM to Proceed With Planned Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Gather

July 31, 2015

The BLM will gather 15 to 20 adoptable horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, south of Billings, Montana.... Read More


Bills Would Put States in Charge of Wild Horses, Burros

July 24, 2015

The legislation would place the herds under the jurisdiction of the states and Native American tribes that request it.... Read More


BLM Hearing to Address Wild Horses and Motorized Equipment

July 23, 2015

The BLM Montana will hold a public hearing July 31 to address the use of motor vehicles in managing wild horses.... Read More


BLM is Seeking Information on Utah Wild Horse Shooting

July 21, 2015

A 14-year-old palomino stallion was killed with a small caliber gun. Investigators are searching for those responsible.... Read More


BLM Nevada Begins Wood Hills Area Water, Bait Trap Gather

July 21, 2015

The BLM said the wild horses are residing largely on private lands outside the herd management area boundary. ... Read More


Public Invited to Tour Oklahoma Wild Horse Pastures

July 20, 2015

The BLM is offering a free half-day public tour of a wild horse off-range pasture in Nowata, Oklahoma, on Aug. 1.... Read More


BLM to Conduct New Research on Wild Horse Population Growth

July 08, 2015

The BLM's 21 research projects are aimed at developing new tools for managing healthy wild horses and burros.... Read More


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Nixes Wild Horses' Endangered Status

July 07, 2015

The FWS said the submitted petition didn't present enough information supporting claims that wild horses are threatened.... Read More


Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More