News and Noteworthy

Running into the Cosmos- P.Ianes 2018 copy
Today is National Horse Protection Day: a time to recognize how greatly the horse has impacted our nation's history and culture and strive for a future without neglect, abuse and slaughter of horses.  ... Read More
March 1, 2019Cory Golden
onaqui
The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service have announced a plan to remove more than 200 wild horses from the North Hills Joint Management Area northwest of Enterprise, Utah. Details of a roundup to be held later in 2019 were not announced. As part of an updated plan for ... Read More
February 28, 2019Cory Golden
CarracasMesa_photo1_20161005
  RTF note: In the news story, you'll see objections to the measure from at least one lawmaker referring to wild horses as a non-native species. According to Dr. Ross MacPhee, curator at the American Museum of Natural History, who is pursuing ancient DNA research into the origins of the ... Read More
February 26, 2019Cory Golden
Devils-Garden-8168B
"Fewer than 70" of 260 captured older wild horses remain available for adoption or for sale at $1 apiece at Modoc National Forest near Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Forest Service. They were among 932 wild horses captured last fall during a helicopter roundup at Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory. The ... Read More
February 25, 2019Cory Golden
cattle
The grazing fee for the privately owned livestock that dwarf the number of federally protected wild horses and burros has been cut to its lowest possible level, the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday. The fee will be $1.35 per Animal Unit Month on ... Read More
February 21, 2019Cory Golden
warmsprings
The Bureau of Land Management is accepting public comments on a plan to return about 66 captured wild horses to Warm Springs Herd Management Area after the agency dropped its plan to perform dangerous and costly sterilization surgeries on wild mares. To read BLM's planning documents and submit a public ... Read More
February 20, 2019Cory Golden