Wild & Feral Horses
January 22, 2007
Pfizer Inc. said Monday that it will close its research and development facilities in Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo, Mich., affecting thousands of jobs.
But the drugmaker said it would continue to maintain manufacturing and animal-health... Read More
January 19, 2007
State and federal officials are looking into allegations that wild horses taken from public range are being mistreated on a private Albany County, Wyo., ranch.
Marty Griffith, Bureau of Land Management deputy director in Wyoming, said... Read More
January 18, 2007
The Donkey Sanctuary, a rescue organization based in Devon, U.K., will be welcoming their 12,000th donkey today (Jan. 18), the BBC reported.
"It is sad... Read More
January 17, 2007
Three wild horses that died of gunshot wounds were found on public land near Sundre, Alberta, on New Year's Day. The discovery has prompted an area wild horse advocacy group to offer a reward for information on the perpetrator. The three equine... Read More
January 14, 2007
A horse's heart rhythms reflect their emotional state and can respond to the emotional state of a nearby human, according to a pilot study conducted by Alliant International University Professor Ellen Gehrke and the Institute of HeartMath.... Read More
January 13, 2007
Keepers of the wild horse herd in Corolla, N.C., are worried about a Spanish mustang fund proposed in Virginia and the competition it could create.
Legislation submitted this week in Richmond would establish a fund to pay for... Read More
January 05, 2007
The following is a statement released by the Appaloosa Horse Club:
The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) Board of Directors voted Dec. 5th, 2006, to oppose passage of Senate Bill 1915 (H.R. 503), the American Horse Slaughter Preventio... Read More
January 01, 2007
America's Wild Horse Advocates try to halt the BLM's herd management program
A Las Vegas federal judge has refused to stop the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from rounding up wild horses and burros Tuesday in the Spring Mountains... Read More
December 07, 2006
Wild horses rounded up on the Carson National Forest northeast of El Rito in Taos, N.M., are available for adoption.
A contractor has captured 31 horses on the Jarita Mesa in an effort to reduce the population in the area.
Carson... Read More
December 04, 2006
More than two dozen foals were born this year to the wild horses of Corolla, N.C., pushing the herd above its designated limits and meaning more of the animals will be available for adoption.
With about 30 foals, the herd stands at 108... Read More
November 25, 2006
Four jockeys, a trainer, a former owner and six others were charged with various corruption offenses yesterday by British horse racing's governing body.
The allegations center on 40 race... Read More
October 26, 2006
A Selle Francais stallion reported missing from Cherokee County, Ga., last month had fallen in a well on the property where he lived. Venus Du Vey's owner, Anne DuPard, has thanked the horse community for its support and a fund has been set up i... Read More
October 06, 2006
The following is a summary of Dr. Gray's presentation on keeping travel safe and healthy for your horse, part of the SmartPak GetSmart series.
Your best chance of having a happy, healthy horse when you arrive at your destination is t... Read More
October 05, 2006
Fourteen wild horses from the Pryor Mountain National Wild Horse Range were adopted in September, the Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday (Oct. 4).
The highest bid was $1,500 for a red roan yearling filly, said Sandy Brooks, Billings... Read More
September 27, 2006
Precisionist, a champion, Breeders' Cup winner, and member of racing's Hall of Fame, was euthanatized Sept. 27 at Old Friends near Georgetown, Ky., less than four months after arriving at the facility. The 25-year-old horse was suffering from an... Read More
September 27, 2006
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has rounded up more than 500 wild horses from northeastern Nevada rangeland devastated by wildfires, the agency said Tuesday.
Nearly 1 million acres mainly in Elko County burned this year from a series of... Read More
September 23, 2006
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) needs two new pasture holding facilities west of the Mississippi River. This additional space will be for horses housed in long-term, all of which are located currently in Kansas and Oklahoma.
"We are... Read More
September 14, 2006
If you are a high school senior or an undergraduate college student during the 2006-2007 undergraduate college year, with at least one semester before graduation, you have a chance to win a cash award of $1,000 plus an all-expense paid trip... Read More
August 17, 2006
The Wyoming State Veterinary Lab has verified that the country's first case of vesicular stomatitis (VS) for 2006 has been confirmed in a Natrona County horse. The following was released by USDA's Animal Plant and Health Inspection... Read More
July 01, 2006
Wild horses and burros adapt well to changes in their natural environments. The same holds true for their transition to domestic life. With a few preventive measures, they should have few health problems and won't need veterinary care beyond that... Read More
July 01, 2006
Romantic images swirl through the mind when one considers America's wild horses. For some the image might be that of a beautiful wild stallion racing across the prairie, mane and tail flying in the wind as he celebrates his freedom. For others, the... Read More
June 02, 2006
An outbreak of strangles among the wild New Forest ponies is spreading, according to an article in The Salisbury Journal, a United Kingdom weekly newspaper. (Read the full Journal article
June 01, 2006
On April 4, the American Horse Council (AHC) presented its Rolapp Award to Rep. Ron Lewis of Kentucky. Lewis serves on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee and has been instrumental in passage of horse industry-related bills. For more informatio... Read More
June 01, 2006
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has proposed the use of a non-hormonal contraceptive--porcine zona pellucida (PZP)--over the next five years to limit equine overpopulation of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. BLM officials say the range... Read More
April 18, 2006
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has proposed the use of a non-hormonal contraceptive, porcine zona pellucida (PZP), over the next five years to limit equine overpopulation of Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. BLM authorities say the range has... Read More
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Q. I've just adopted a wild horse and have heard that they often don't need shoes. She is in a quarter-acre dry lot connected to a 10-acre irrigated pasture for turn-out. Do we need to shoe her?
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