Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

About 60 wild horses and burros will be brought to Shale Knoll Arena at Annville by the Bureau of Land Management for a “placement event” Friday and Saturday, June 10-11. Adoptions and sales of the animals will be held by appointment from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Placements will occur in one-hour… Continue reading Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

Eleven horses die at Wheatland corral; BLM says strangles impacting about half of 2,750 animals By Brendan LaChance | Oil City News | 12th May 2022 CASPER, Wyo. — Eleven horses have died of Streptococcus equi, also called strangles or equine distemper, at the Wheatland Off-Range Corral that houses about 2,750 horses and burros, according… Continue reading BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

$78M taxpayer dollars spent caring for wild horses removed from public lands

Wild mare and foal. Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal.

CBS Denver Channel 4 Investigates. By Katy Weis. In 2021, it cost $78 million in federal taxpayer money to care for nearly 60,000 wild horses and burros that were rounded up out of the wild and moved into holding facilities run by the Bureau of Land Management. Some horse advocates say that’s a waste of… Continue reading $78M taxpayer dollars spent caring for wild horses removed from public lands

Many of the 119 wild horses killed by equine flu at Cañon City facility were not vaccinated, says BLM

Famous wild horse Picasso running amid the sage.

As death toll rises to 119, national mustang advocates are demanding an investigation into the horses’ lack of vaccination. More than one-quarter of West Douglas herd has died. THE COLORADO SUN | 3rd May 2022 In little more than a week, the outbreak of equine flu has killed more than one-quarter of the 450 West… Continue reading Many of the 119 wild horses killed by equine flu at Cañon City facility were not vaccinated, says BLM

85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

UPDATE 04.29.22: 95 wild horses now reported dead. A virus likely responsible. FOX 31 Denver. The Cañon City facility, located 115 miles south of Denver, is under voluntary quarantine due to the outbreak, the Bureau of Land Management said in a news release. The facility is home to 2,550 wild horses rounded up from rangelands.… Continue reading 85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

Simultaneous Wild Horse rally across the US set for April 23rd

Wild Horse Freedom Rally A simultaneous, nationwide rally in every state in the US is being planned by advocates demanding the freedom of wild horses and burros. The Wild Horse Freedom Rally is to take place on April 23rd, 2022, and supporters are asked to go to their State Capitol building with signs protesting the… Continue reading Simultaneous Wild Horse rally across the US set for April 23rd

New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

» » American Wild Horse Campaign Press Release WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) —Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its 2022 wild horse and burro statistics showing a population of 82,384 animals – a  decline of less than 4,000 despite the roundup and removal of over 13,000 of the federally protected animals from the… Continue reading New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

Return to Freedom: Population decrease not a win for Wild Horses or BLM

LOMPOC, Calif. , April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Land Management's annual population estimate for wild horses and burros on BLM-managed public lands shows a second straight decrease, from 86,189 horses and burros in 2021 to 82,384 as of March 1, 2022. "This should not be mistaken for a win by the Bureau of Land Management," said Neda… Continue reading Return to Freedom: Population decrease not a win for Wild Horses or BLM

BLM to hold hearing on helicopter usage to capture wild horses

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

KLAS-TV, CH 8 LAS VEGAS reports: In a recent interview, Congresswoman Dina Titus first shared with the 8 News Now I-Team she wanted to eliminate helicopters during the capturing of wild horses. The I-Team first released a video of contractors hired by the Bureau of Land Management, using a helicopter to chase a horse with… Continue reading BLM to hold hearing on helicopter usage to capture wild horses

Young wild horse found without family, rescued from Outer Banks beach

THE VIRGINIAN PILOT reports: The Corolla Wild Horse Fund has rescued a foal from the wild after he was found struggling without his family. At the end of February, the group learned that Brio, a horse born last summer, seemed to be alone. “While he was understandably calling for his mother and the other horses,… Continue reading Young wild horse found without family, rescued from Outer Banks beach