Wild & Feral Horses

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BLM Seeks Pasture Facilities to Care for Wild Horses

February 08, 2012

The solicitation is for one or more long-term pasture facilities accommodating 400 to 2,000 wild horses.... Read More

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Three New Members on Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

February 07, 2012

The board advises the BLM on the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros.... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Herd Expansion Bill Moves to Senate

February 07, 2012

The legislation received universal support from the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6.... Read More

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Federal Judge Declines to Prevent Nevada BLM Mustang Gathers

January 27, 2012

The judge said the court did not have the jurisdiction or supporting case law to be the "overseer" of the BLM.... Read More

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Former Mustang Trainer Released on Parole

January 03, 2012

Meduna was convicted on 145 animal cruelty charges involving the mistreatment of BLM mustangs.... Read More

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BLM Amends Nevada Gather Plan

December 23, 2011

The BLM has agreed to amend part of a contested plan to gather mustangs from herd management areas in Nevada... Read More

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Lawsuit Challenges BLM Nevada Mustang Gather Plan

December 16, 2011

The suit seeks to halt the plan on grounds that it violates the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.... Read More

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BLM Releases Triple B Gather Review Results

December 08, 2011

There was no consensus among welfare authorities that animals were treated inhumanely during the gather.... Read More

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Wild Horse and Burro Program Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 06, 2011

Population control strategies, adoption screening procedures, and wild horse public image were discussed.... Read More

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Foot Type and Laminitis Incidence in Feral Horses

December 01, 2011

Contrary to popular belief, feral horses are not exempt from developing laminitis.... Read More

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Judge Allows Wild Horse Advocates to Join Wyoming Case

November 06, 2011

Three wild horse advocacy groups have joined a case surrounding mustangs that have strayed onto private lands.... Read More

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Maryland Men Charged in Wild Horse Shooting

November 03, 2011

The pair are facing charges in connection with the death of a wild horse at the Assateague National Seashore.... Read More

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Rancher Convicted on Mustang Cruelty Charges Paroled

October 30, 2011

Jason Meduna, who was convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts, has been granted parole.... Read More

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Rally Protests Nevada Stray Horse Roundup

October 27, 2011

Equine welfare advocates rallied Oct. 25 against a plan to remove stray horses from a Northern Nevada range.... Read More

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Nevada Agricultural Authorities to Reduce Stray Herd

October 18, 2011

Stray horses from a private range in Northern Nevada likely will be relocated to a correctional facility.... Read More

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Researchers Examine Ancient Stallions' Genetic Diversity

October 17, 2011

New research indicates that ancient stallions were far more genetically diverse before domestication.... Read More

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BLM to Close Herriman Wild Horse Holding Facility

October 14, 2011

A Utah-based BLM holding facility that some allege constituted an unhealthy environment for horses is closing.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Judge: BLM Must Respond to Inhumane Handling Allegations

October 11, 2011

A federal court judge asked the BLM to answer allegations that some mustang handling procedures are inhumane.... Read More

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BLM Announces Fall/Winter Wild Horse Gather Schedule

October 10, 2011

The BLM's upcoming schedule for gathering wild horses and burros from overpopulated herds was released Oct. 7.... Read More

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BLM Initiative Enhances Mustang-Related Volunteer Projects

October 09, 2011

The BLM hopes to expand volunteer participation in monitoring and sustaining the health of wild horse HMAs.... Read More

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Feral Horses' Effects on Pine Trees and Grasses

October 07, 2011

Researchers found that pine trees flourished in areas feral horses roamed while some grasses struggled .... Read More

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Corolla Wild Horse Herd Expansion Bill Advances

October 07, 2011

Federal legislation that would allow the Corolla Wild Horse herd to grow larger has advanced.... Read More

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BLM to Review Nevada Gather Operations

September 26, 2011

The BLM will review operations during a Nevada gather that some wild horse advocates say put animals at risk.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More

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FAA Investigates Mustang Gather Flyover Incident

September 21, 2011

Colorado officials are looking into an incident involving a small plane that interrupted a BLM mustang gather.... Read More