Roundup Report: The Wild Horses of the Wyoming Checkerboard

PROPERTY OF AWHCThe Checkerboard region in Wyoming includes five separate Herd Management Areas (HMAs), Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little Colorado, and spans 3.4 million acres.

Roundup Report: Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory, Sept 2021

Despite the Modoc National Forest still closed due to fire concerns, the U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with the roundup and removal of wild horses from California’s largest wild horse herd.

BLM seeks to cut wild horse numbers in Colorado by more than half through roundups

By John LaConte, The Aspen Times

November 18, 2020

The Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office will host an in-person public hearing on Thursday to receive comments on a plan to conduct helicopter roundups on wild horses in western Colorado.

While there are no wild burros in Colorado, the BLM estimates the Western Slope to have more than 2,000 wild horses. The Bureau wants to reduce that number to about 800.

New BLM data claims on-range wild horse population growth, despite unprecedented removals and harsh winter

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2023) – This week, in light of the recent release of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2023 Wild Horse and Burro Program gather schedule and population data, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is raising concerns about the unsustainable path the agency continues to follow and is reigniting calls to prioritize on-range solutions, including humane fertility control. 

Leading Wild Horse Protection Organization Applauds Governor and State Legislators for Support of Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horse Herd

(NORTH DAKOTA (Jan 31, 2023) — Today, the nation’s largest wild horse organization, American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), commended Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota lawmakers for standing up for the historic wild horses of the Teddy Roosevelt National Park and for opposing a federal plan to eradicate them.  

McCullough Peaks Wild Stallion, Washakie’s Herd is in Danger - ACT NOW

This is a photo of the beloved senior stallion known as Washakie and foal Klondike, taken recently by Sandy Sisti of Wild at Heart Images.


Feds at Meeting: National Park on Track to Remove North Dakota’s Only Wild Horse Herd

By Mary Koncel, AWHC Program Specialist

(Jan 13, 2023) On Thursday, January 12th, the Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) held a virtual public scoping meeting on its proposed Livestock Management Plan. And the message was clear: There is no place for wild horses in the Park that was named after America’s Conservation President.

About 160 participants attended the one-hour presentation that covered a history of livestock in the Park, a review of the three proposed alternatives for the management plan, and a lengthy question-and-answer period.

ADVISORY: Feds to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Future of North Dakota’s Historic Wild Horse Herd

January 11, 2023

 MEDORA, North Dakota — Amid growing controversy, the National Park Service (NPS) will hold a virtual public informational session tomorrow to discuss the future of the historic wild horses in the Teddy Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) in Medora. The meeting will be followed by a Q&A session with a panel of NPS staff and subject matter experts. 

An Update on the Pokegama Herd

By Amy Hadden Marsh

October 20, 2022

Roundup Report: Calico Complex, September 2022

 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Black Rock Field Office will begin a wild horse roundup on or about September 10, 2022, on the Calico Complex located northwest of Humboldt County, Nevada using the helicopter contractors, Cattoor Livestock.