Wild Horses & Burros Handed a Reprieve

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

With regard to the rising cost of managing the U.S. wild horse and burro populations, President Trump’s 2018 budget included a proposed solution: “humane euthanasia and unrestricted sale of certain excess animals.” July 6, 2019 Boise, Idaho (USA): According to U.S. Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Casey Hammond speaking to the Wild Horse and [...]

Unlikely Horse Joins Caisson Program

April 27th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

He was born wild, a mustang roaming free in the American west. Free until his herd was rounded up and he was sent to the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) chosen for the inmate wild horse training program and a better chance for adoption. He excelled with his training, this a large, black-bay horse with a [...]

BLM Will Pay You To Adopt A Wild Horse or Burro

March 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , |

March 12, 2019, WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that they will pay anyone who adopts a wild horse or burro $1000. According to the BLM, an estimated 82,000 wild horses and burros live on public land, more than triple the number allotted. The animals are routinely rounded up and placed in holding [...]

WARHorses Guide to Adopting a Wild Horse or Burro

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Advice|Tags: , , , |

The US government has approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill that will allow the government operational funds through September. The budget was approved sans a particular proposal that had America’s horse lovers up in arms.  The proposed bill would have allowed the culling the tens of thousands of mustangs and burros held in government funded corrals [...]

Colorado Inmates Helping Mustangs & Themselves

January 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Since 1986, the Colorado Correctional Industries has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management to train gathered wild mustangs and offer them for adoption to qualified applicants. Since, the Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP) has trained more than 5,000 mustangs, many adopted to individuals but also to youth riding organizations, handicap and therapeutic [...]

Guess You Better Slow Your Mustang Down – NOT!

April 17th, 2017|Categories: Art & Culture, Features|Tags: , , , |

On this day in 1964 America’s automotive industry won the hearts of horse lovers. There’s something intrinsically romantic about wild horses – mustangs and brumbies – running free on an open range.  The automotive industry picked up on this idealism and they drove it down the road to the bank. The day before it's release, Ford [...]