News and Noteworthy

  In an unusual step, the U.S. Forest Service will release 53 mares captured during last year's Devil's Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory and passed over for adoption onto their home range. The mares, treated with a fertility control vaccine, are set to be released on Oct. 3 at Emigrant Springs, north ... Read More
September 27, 2017Cory Golden
  As published by The Hill By David Horowitz Thanks to the greed of tiny but powerful industry lobby, congressional Republicans are about to legalize the slaughter of America’s wild horses - and commit political suicide in the process. Polls show that 80 percent of men, 90 percent of women and 86 ... Read More
September 27, 2017Cory Golden
  The Bureau of Land Management on Monday began a bait trap roundup of wild horses about 60 miles north of Ely, Nevada, as part of a 10-year fertility control pilot study. BLM's goal: capture all of the wild horses in the Water Canyon portion of the Antelope Herd Management Area, then ... Read More
September 26, 2017Cory Golden
  The Bureau of Land Management will resume collaring wild horses in Wyoming's Adobe Town Herd Management Area as part of a University of Wyoming study of their movements and habitat selection. BLM will collar then release 21 mares captured during an ongoing helicopter roundup in southwestern Wyoming, bringing the number of ... Read More
September 26, 2017Cory Golden
  Update: BLM ended the roundup on Tuesday after transporting the last of the 86 captured wild horses to its Canon City, Colorado, holding facility. The Bureau of Land Management captured five wild horses during in its fifth day of helicopter drive-trapping on Monday near the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area in Colorado, ... Read More
September 19, 2017Cory Golden
The Bureau of Land Management has reached a decision to capture and remove 2,096 wild horses, or about 80% of the population, from the Red Desert Complex of Herd Management Areas in Wyoming. The helicopter roundups could begin as soon as this fall. The announcement of the Red Desert Complex decision comes ... Read More
September 12, 2017Cory Golden