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Today's comes from Becky and Miata. "...I got my first 9-month-old from 's Challis [HMA]. I had no clue what I was doing but I was bound and determined to do it." Read her full story:
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BLMWyoming Jun 2
While the spring adoption in Riverton was cancelled, the Wyoming Honor Farm continues to care for BLM wild horses and burros. "With all of the extra time and training these animals are getting, it should be a really nice fall adoption," said Farm Supervisor Joe Crofts.
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BLM WHB Program May 29
– As overpopulation grows, BLM submitted a report to Congress outlining a non-lethal strategy for achieving healthy and sustainable populations of wild horses and burros on public lands. Read more:
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Secretary David Bernhardt May 29
.'s per horse adoption incentive has saved taxpayers over $100 million.
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BLM WHB Program May 29
– BLM starts trial for promising new fertility control method to help address the growing overpopulation of wild horses on public lands. If proven viable, the vaccine could help bolster existing efforts to manage wild horse populations. More:
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BLM WHB Program May 29
–BLM breaks 15-year record for adoptions of wild horses and burros, starts promising new fertility control trial, and submits proposed strategy to Congress for achieving sustainable populations of wild horses and burros on public lands. Read more:
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BLM WHB Program May 28
The BLM protects and manages wild horses and burros on 177 herd management areas covering 26.9 million acres of your public lands. Watch this video to learn how the BLM carries out this important mission. Learn more:
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BLM WHB Program May 27
Here's your next chance to adopt a wild horse or burro! will be at the corral facility in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma on June 9 with up to 85 animals avail for adoption. All will be eligible for $1,000 adoption cash incentive. Learn more:
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BLM WHB Program May 27
Today's comes from Doris and China Boots. "Her legs were very fragile, delicate like fine China. She was born in China Lake, so we named her China Boots. Booty for short." Read her full story:
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BLM WHB Program May 20
Today's comes from Caitlin and Radar. "Radar has become a reliable trail mount, and has carried me all over Utah!" Read her full story: Find more stories on our blog:
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BLM WHB Program May 19
BLM begins new fertility control trial as overpop of wild horses and burros reaches new heights. Researchers believe the vaccine, administered through a single dose, may safely prevent pregnancy for 3+ years. Read the press release: 📸: John Wheland
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BLM WHB Program May 18
For many adopters, the Adoption Incentive Program has been welcome support for their decision to adopt. After traveling 500 miles to Challis, Idaho for their chance to adopt a wild horse last winter, the Winfield Family are no exception. Read more:
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BLM WHB Program May 15
“We are so grateful for the Adoption Incentive Program and our horse community – this has been a wonderful experience!” Read about the Gallegos Family and the 2 new members of their herd, Roscoe and Riddle: Learn more about AIP:
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BLM WHB Program May 14
When the Smoot Family heard about the Adoption Incentive Program, they decided it was as good a time as any to adopt their first wild horse – make that 8! More than 6k animals found good homes in the first 12 months of the program. Read the full story:
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BLM WHB Program May 14
The Adoption Incentive Program helped contribute to record adoptions of wild horses and burros in Fiscal Year 2019. The program offers up to $1,000 to help incentivize private care for excess animals. Read more: D/L Fact Sheet:
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BLM WHB Program May 13
Today's comes from Ashley and Chico. "[Chico] has inspired me to push myself and be a better equestrian, that I am capable of many things." Read her full story: Find more stories on our blog:
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BLM WHB Program May 11
The Extreme Mustang Makeover scheduled June 25-27 in Lexington, Kentucky will now be held as a virtual event. With the event format change, the mustang auction will be held virtually and hosted by Superior Livestock on Saturday, June 27. Read more >>
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BLMWyoming May 7
For Mother’s Day, we're celebrating non-human moms as well, like this mare and her foal in the McCullough Peaks Wild Horse Herd Management Area near Cody, Wyoming. Photo by Abel Guevara.
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BLMNational May 6
- Thanks to hard-working teleworking staff positioned miles apart from each another, program continues to help Americans adopt while maintaining guidance. In late April, more than two dozen adopted during online auction.
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BLM WHB Program May 6
Today's comes from Mahima White. "It wasn't until I adopted my Mustang that I realized I had been missing a part of me for so long." Read her full story: Find more stories on our blog: .
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