Wild & Feral Horses

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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

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Horse Adoption/Rescue

September 21, 2011

How can you find the right horse to rescue or adopt? Our experts offer advice about rehomed horses.... Read More

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Utah Men Charged in BLM Mustang Sale Scheme

September 16, 2011

Two men are facing charges in connection with a plot to buy wild horses and sell them to horsemeat processors.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled

September 10, 2011

The BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for Oct. 13-14 in Arlington, Va.... Read More

About 550 feral horses roam the Alberta wilderness, Henderson said.

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Canadian Wild Horses at Center of Controversy

September 08, 2011

A logging company claims feral horses are damaging seedlings and acting aggressively toward workers.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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Federal Judge Warns BLM over Helicopter Use in Roundups

September 02, 2011

A judge has instructed helicopter pilots in BLM wild horse gathers to use caution when driving the horses.... Read More

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AAEP Task Force: BLM Mustang Care "Appropriate"

September 01, 2011

The AAEP-BLM task force made recommendations to improve the care they already deem "appropriate."... Read More

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Feral Coastal Ponies Weather Irene

August 30, 2011

The feral ponies that reside on the Atlantic coast handled Hurricane Irene well.... Read More

BLM horses in round-up

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AAEP Issues Recommendations for Wild Horse & Burro Program

August 30, 2011

The AAEP BLM Task Force released its evaluation and recommendations for improving the handling of wild equids.... Read More

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Complaint Seeks Halt to Nevada Mustang Gather

August 29, 2011

A previously contested BLM mustang gather is the focus of yet another lawsuit from a wild horse advocate.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Development Authority Sponsors Equine Health

August 28, 2011

The CHDA announces the co-sponsorship of a study investigating fertility vaccines for use on wild horses.... Read More

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Racehorses, Swimming, and Colic

August 28, 2011

While swimming-induced colic does occur, it doesn't happen as frequently as some might have thought.... Read More