BLM proposes wild horse gather in Wyoming’s White Mountain area


Bureau of Land Management WY

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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management invites input on a proposed wild horse gather in southwest Wyoming’s White Mountain Herd Management Area.

The White Mountain HMA’s appropriate management level is 205-300 wild horses. BLM completed a population survey for the HMA in 2022 and found 549 wild horses present on the HMA at that time. Considering an estimated annual growth rate of 20%, the estimated number of wild horses within this HMA in 2024 is 791 animals.

Plans for the proposed gather are available for review and comment on our ePlanning website. To submit input, click the “Participate Now” link in the left-hand margin of the page. You must submit all input by March 22, 2024. 

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.