Wild & Feral Horses


BLM Concludes Outside Silver King, Triple B Horse Gathers

September 03, 2016

The BLM removed 105 horses from outside the Silver King HMA and 181 horses from in and around the Triple B HMA.... Read More


BLM Vale District Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 30, 2016

The gather comes in response to the Cherry Road Wildfire, which has burned 90% of the area in which a herd resides.... Read More


Forest Service Offers Wild Horse Gather Operation Viewing

August 26, 2016

The Modoc National Forest office will conduct a wild horse gather from private and tribal lands between Sept. 6 and 16. ... Read More


BLM Concludes Nevada Burro Gather

August 18, 2016

The BLM gathered 42 burros utilizing a temporary corral stocked with hay and water. ... Read More


Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board to Meet in September

August 05, 2016

The meeting will take place Sept. 8-9 in Elko, Nevada, and will be live-streamed online.... Read More


Three Female Burros Shot and Killed in Arizona

August 01, 2016

The BLM is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.... Read More


Suit Seeks Halt to BLM Wild Horse Spaying Plan

July 29, 2016

A wild horse advocacy group filed a lawsuit to stop the BLM from surgically sterilizing mares from an Oregon herd.... Read More


BLM Changes Location of July 28 Motor Vehicle Hearing

July 27, 2016

The hearing on the use of motor vehicles in wild horse management will now be held at the Lander County Courthouse.... Read More


BLM to Bait Trap Wild Horses From Silver King, Triple B HMAs

July 26, 2016

Horses removed from the range will be prepared for the BLM's adoption program.... Read More


BLM Colorado to Hold Hearing on Motorized Equipment Use

July 23, 2016

The public hearing will focus on discuss the use of motorized vehicles in managing wild horses in Colorado.... Read More


Vale District BLM Postpones Wild Horse Gather

July 21, 2016

The Oregon gather was expected to start on July 26, but has been postponed to a tentative date of Aug. 23.... Read More


Hearing on BLM Helicopter, Motor Vehicle Use Scheduled

July 21, 2016

The BLM Wyoming will host its annual statewide hearing on Aug. 4 in Rock Springs.... Read More


BLM's Vale, Oregon, District Plans Wild Horse Gather

July 11, 2016

The BLM will gather 100 horses and return 50 to the range to re-establish the appropriate management level.... Read More


BLM to Present Talk on Wild Horses in Wyoming

July 08, 2016

The event will take place July 9 at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, in Casper.... Read More


BLM Initiates Wild Horse Research in Oregon

June 29, 2016

The agency will work with veterinarians to study safe methods to spay mares and control herd growth... Read More


BLM Plans South Steens Wild Horse Bait Trap Gather

June 27, 2016

The BLM hopes to remove 100 horses for adoption and treat 40 mares with a fertility vaccine and return them to the wild.... Read More

Kibb Mills (standing left) and Ian Bardwell (standing right), of the Rocky Mountain District’s Trails Program in Montana, stand next to their newly-acquired saddle-trained wild horses from Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC). The trainers (mounted) are inmates with NNCC who have worked with these horses for up to four months to prepare them for adoption.


Inmate-Trained Wild Horses to Work for U.S. Forest Service

June 17, 2016

Three saddle-trained wild horses were selected to work as pack string horses for U.S. Forest Service trail crews.... Read More


BLM Releases Decision for Red Desert Wild Horse Gather

June 10, 2016

The BLM plans to gather horses and administer the PZP-22 fertility control vaccine to mares returned to the complex.... Read More

The the mare was taken to a BLM facility in Axtell, Utah, to continue her rehabilitation.


Woman Fined for Removing Free-Roaming Horse from BLM Land

June 08, 2016

The Idaho woman transported a free-roaming mare to an animal sanctuary because the horse appeared malnourished.... Read More


BLM Seeks Input on Plan to Manage Pine Nut Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

Public comments will be accepted through July 6.... Read More


Advocacy Groups Want BLM to Increase PZP Use in Wild Horses

June 07, 2016

The groups believe increased PZP use could reduce the need to maintain horses in holding facilities.... Read More


BLM to Host Wild Horse Day in Oregon

June 06, 2016

Specialists will share how the Wild Horse and Burro Program works and showcase adoptable animals in demonstrations.... Read More


Bill Protecting Salt River Herd Signed

May 20, 2016

The bill is designed to protect the herd and place the animals under local and U.S. Forest Service jurisdiction.... Read More


BLM Cites Herd Growth as One Cause of $1 Billion Shortfall

May 17, 2016

But some wild horse advocates believe the shortfall is due to the agency's failure to manage the animals effectively.... Read More


Legislation Protecting Salt River Horses Becomes Law

May 12, 2016

The bill protects the feral horses and places them under Maricopa County Sheriff's Department and USFS jurisdiction.... Read More