Wild & Feral Horses


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Researchers Examine Ancient Stallions' Genetic Diversity

October 17, 2011

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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