BLM PLANS FEED LOT TO HOLD 4,000 WILD HORSES

  Increased funding from Congress has enabled the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to dramatically increase removals of wild horses and burros from our public lands this year. It’s expected that more than 17,000 wild horses and burros will be … Learn More

Nutrition Loss in Stored Hay

Is your hay more than six months old? Then it might be losing vitamin A and E. Posted by Clair Thunes, PhD | Sep 6, 2021   Q:I understand that as hay ages it loses vitamin A and E. Since my horses are … Learn More

CALIFORNIA WILD BURROS ARE UNDER ATTACK

“Genetic Crisis.” That is how renowned equine geneticist, Dr. E. Gus Cothran, assesses the vast majority of the BLM-managed wild burro populations still remaining on Western landscapes. Dr. Cothran attributes this crisis to burro populations too small to be considered … Learn More

KEEPING OUR HORSES SAFE

NOTICE REGARDING EUROPEAN EQUINE HERPES VIRUS OUTBREAK We have all seen the troubling news this week regarding the Equine Herpes Virus outbreak in Europe. We have no reports of any horses with EHV-1 in the Wellington area. We would, however, … Learn More