Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Seeking Input on Proposed Mont. Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

April 03, 2014

The proposed wild horse ecosanctuary would be located on about 13,000 acres of private land near Drummond.... Read More

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Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet April 14-15

March 31, 2014

The BLM board will meet to discuss wild horse and burro management and protection issues. ... Read More

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Lawsuit Seeks to Save Forest Land for Wild Horses

March 25, 2014

Advocates hope to prevent U.S. Forest Service from eliminating public land and rounding up wild horses. ... Read More

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BLM Seeks Proposals for Wild Horse, Burro Population Control

March 12, 2014

The BLM is seeking research proposals aimed at controlling wild horse and burro population growth.... Read More

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Authorities Still Investigating Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

March 11, 2014

Despite the offer of a cash reward, leads in the case have been scant, a law enforcement official said.... Read More

Fossils from the early Pleistocene era of Florida (~1.8 million years ago) showing signs of laminitis.

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Fossil Evidence of Laminitis in Ancient Horses

March 10, 2014

Researchers found that 75.25% of the coffin bone fossils examined exhibited signs consistent with laminitis.... Read More

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Are Chinese Horses Threatening Giant Pandas' Survival?

March 09, 2014

Horses could be a threat to panda survival because they're beating the bears to the bamboo buffet.... Read More

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Scientists Hope Retuertas Horses will Return to the Wild

March 05, 2014

Scientists' ultimate goal is to see the Retuertas living without human intervention or management.... Read More

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BLM: Controversial Memo was Based on Possible Budget Cuts

February 26, 2014

The controversial memo was predicated on budget cuts that never happened, a BLM representative says. ... Read More

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BLM Seeking Comment on Proposed Wyo. Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

February 05, 2014

The BLM initiated a 30-day public scoping period regarding proposed wild horse ecosanctuary in Wyoming.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Shooters in Burro Case

February 03, 2014

The BLM is hoping the public can help identify those responsible for the shooting deaths of two wild burros.... Read More

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Television Show to Feature Oregon's Mustangs

February 01, 2014

"Mustangs of Oregon" will air Feb. 6 at 8:30 p.m. local time on OPB TV.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Ideas on Wild Horse Management

January 29, 2014

The BLM is seeking management ideas, but critics say previously suggested methods haven't been implemented.... Read More

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Register Now for Northeast Wild Horse Adoption Conference

January 23, 2014

The conference's aims are to connect equine community members and promote successful wild horse adoption.... Read More

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Study: Feral Horses 'Shop Around' for Ideal Living Areas

November 03, 2013

Researchers recently confirmed that feral horses appear to 'shop around' based on population density.... Read More

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Rewards Offered in Oregon Wild Horse Shootings

October 24, 2013

Two wild horse advocacy groups are offering a total of $7,000 in rewards for information about the case.... Read More

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Oregon Wild Horse Shootings Probed

October 17, 2013

Federal authorities are investigating the shootings and subsequent deaths of three wild horses. ... Read More

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Nevada Officials Investigating Estray Horse Deaths

September 19, 2013

The Nevada Department of Agriculture is investigating two horse deaths in northern Nevada. ... Read More

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Nevada Officials Urge Caution around Feral Horses

September 11, 2013

Officials urge citizens to keep an eye out and use caution around all feral and estray horses. ... Read More

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National Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet Sept. 9-11

September 04, 2013

The meeting will focus on the June 2013 report by the National Academy of Sciences.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Drought-Related Wild Horse Gathers in Nevada

August 18, 2013

The BLM intends to relocate 180 wild horses threatened by severe drought to off-range facilities. ... Read More

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Hearing on Motorized Vehicle Use for Wild Horse Management

August 17, 2013

The Idaho BLM will hold a hearing to discuss motor vehicle use in wild horse management operations. ... Read More

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BLM Concludes Seaman Herd Area Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 11, 2013

The animals were at risk if they remained on the range due to severe drought conditions, the BLM said. ... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Partial Wild Horse Gather in Colorado

August 09, 2013

The BLM will remove up to 50 wild horses to improve range conditions for the remaining animals. ... Read More

Scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are celebrating the birth of a female Przewalski’s horse—the first to be born via artificial insemination. The foal’s birth July 27 signals a huge breakthrough for the survival of this species.

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Przewalski's Horse Foal Born via Artificial Insemination

August 02, 2013

The filly, born July 27, is the first Przewalski's Horse to be bred using artificial insemination. ... Read More