White River Field Office

BLM Wild Horse & Burro Program LogoWhite River Wild Horse Gather

Piceance-East Douglas gather operations concluded Oct. 21

Goal of Gathers: 

To manage healthy herds on healthy rangelands.

The BLM is proposing to gather 138 wild horses found outside the HMA.

Details of the Gathers:

BLM plans to humanely gather as 138 wild horses.  Details of the gather are available on this website by following the links in the right column.  BLM invites the public to observe this gather and details are also available regarding safety procedures and logistics. 


Animals removed from the range will be available for adoption from our Canon City facility. These spectacular horses have desirable traits, and we expect them to be in high demand. To adopt a White River horse, contact the BLM at 866-468-7826.

Latest News:

For BLM news releases and statements issued about White River Gather, check our Newsroom.


The White River Field Office manages the 190,000-acre Piceance East Douglas HMA for a healthy wild horse herd of between 135 and 235 wild horses.


For more information on the Wild Horse and Burro Program, call 866-468-7826 or email wildhorse@blm.gov.

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since October 11