Relevant Science on Feral Horses and Burros
- Norris, K. A. 2018. A review of contemporary U.S. wild horse and burro management policies relative to desired management outcomes. Human-Wildlife Interactions 12:18-30.
- Boyd, C. S., K. W. Davies, and G. H. Collins. 2017. Impacts of feral horse use on herbaceous riparian vegetation within a sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Rangeland Ecology & Management 70:411-417.
- Berger, J. 1985. Interspecific interactions and dominance among wild Great Basin ungulates. Journal of Mammalogy 66:571-573.
- Gooch, A. M. J, S. L. Petersen, G. H. Collins, T. S. Smith, B. R. McMillan, and D. L. Eggett. 2017. The impact of feral horses on pronghorn behavior at water sources. Journal of Arid Environments 138:38-43.
- Ostermann-Kelm, S., E. R. Atwill, E. S. Rubin, M. C. Jorgensen, and W. M. Boyce. 2008. Interactions between feral horses and desert bighorn sheep at water. Journal of Mammalogy 89:459-466.
- Perry, N. D., P. l Morey, and G. San Miguel. 2015. Dominance of a natural water source by feral horses. Southwestern Naturalist 60:390-393.
- Hall, L. K., R. T. Larsen, M. D. Westover, C. C. Day, R. N. Knight, and B. R. McMillan. 2016. Influence of exotic horses on the use of water by communities of native wildlife in a semi-arid environment. Journal of Arid Environments 127:100-105.
- Lico, M. S. 1996. Nevada Wetland Resources, pages 267 – 272 in U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2425.
Links to Other Information
- Bureau of Land Management ABOUT THE PROGRAM
b. Fiscal Year 2020 Nationwide population estimates:* 95,114 as of March 1, 2020
c. Fiscal Year 2019 Wild Horse and Burro Program Highlights fact sheet
d. BLM 2019 Wild Horse and Burro HA and HMA Statistics as of March 1, 2019
e. 2020 Report to Congress: An Analysis of Achieving a Sustainable Wild Horse and Burro Program
i) 2020 Report to Congress: Fact Sheet
a. This American Land: Controlling Wild Horses (8 minutes):
b. Horse Rich & Dirt Poor (16 minutes): see above
- Collaborative groups and coalitions:
a. The Path Forward for Management of BLM’S Wild Horses & Burros
b. ASPCA A New Dawn for America’s Wild Horses and Burros
c. Western Governors’ Association Policy Resolution 2018-01, Wild Horse & Burro Management:
d. National Horse & Burro Rangeland Management Coalition
(National Association of Counties = member):
e. FREES: Free Roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability Network
f. BLM Wild Horse and Burro > Partnerships
i) Mustang Heritage Foundation
ii) America’s Mustang ECOSYSTEM IMPACTS