News and Noteworthy

DG geldings at SLO
On Aug. 20, the U.S. Forest Service delivered 10 geldings and two mares, one of which may be pregnant, to Return to Freedom’s San Luis Obispo, Calif., satellite sanctuary. The horses, ages 9-16, were among the final older wild horses captured by USFS in a helicopter roundup last fall at ... Read More
September 11, 2019Cory Golden
As published by The butchered remains of an extinct horse were found at a site of human occupation potentially dating back more than 16,000 years – a date which suggests they most likely arrived in a trans-Pacific migration. The dating of charcoal and bone samples from the site’s oldest ... Read More
September 2, 2019Cory Golden
Onaqui #18 – N.DeMayo copy
The Bureau of Land Management is set to begin on Sept. 11 a helicopter roundup of 200 wild horses "from the perimeter and outside" of the Onaqui Herd Mountain Area in Utah. The roundup, expected to last nine days, will be conducted on state and private as well as BLM- and U.S. ... Read More
August 31, 2019Cory Golden
Fish Creek HMA June 2019
The Bureau of Land Management is set to begin on or about Sept. 6 a helicopter roundup to capture 600 wild horses from the Fish Creek Herd Management Area near Eureka, Nev. The agency plans to remove about 550 horses, with the balance returned to their home range to include mares ... Read More
August 28, 2019Cory Golden
Devils Garden-8862
The U.S. Forest Service announced on Tuesday that it will begin a 500 wild horse helicopter roundup at Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory on Sept. 5. The roundup follows another in fall 2018 during which 932 wild horses were captured and removed from 268,750-acre Devil's Garden, which is located ... Read More
August 27, 2019Cory Golden
antelope holding blm
The Bureau of Land Management has captured 443 wild horses during the first 16 days of a planned two-month bait-and-trap roundup in and around eastern Nevada’s Antelope and Antelope Valley Herd Management Areas. The agency's goal is to remove 1,250 “excess” wild horses from their home range. Five wild horses have ... Read More
August 27, 2019Cory Golden