The BLM has placed more than 230,000 wild horses and burros into private ownership since 1971. Adopters, through their stories, talk about how caring for a wild horse or burro can be challenging and rewarding. Read the stories »
Report Inhumane Treatment
If you observe or have factual information that a federally protected wild horse or wild burro has been treated inhumanely or sold to slaughter, please contact the BLM at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 866-4MUSTANGS (866-468-7826) with your name, contact information, and specific information about what you saw or know. If possible, please include the freezemark. Federally protected horses and burros have a freezemark, which can be viewed here.
About the Program
The BLM protects and manages wild horses and burros under the authority of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 to ensure that healthy herds thrive on healthy rangelands. Learn more about the program following this link, or click here to go to the feedback page.