October 29— The Bureau of Land Management manages and protects wild horses and burros on 26.9 million acres of public lands across 10 Western states as part of its mission to administer public lands for a variety of uses.

The Wild Horse and Burro Program’s goal is to manage healthy wild horses and burros on healthy public rangelands.

The Meeker Mustang Makeover coordinates closely with the Bureau of Land Management.

For more information about the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, visit

View this report on The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program which continues to make progress toward the goal of managing healthy wild horses and burros.

From Wild to Mild: The Meeker Mustang Makeover

September 15– Amidst all the excitement surrounding the Meeker Sheepdog Classic this weekend, the rodeo stands were jam-packed at the first inaugural Meeker Mustang Makeover held this past Friday at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker, Colorado.
Gate receipts showed more than 600 people attended, and the Lions Club mounted a herculean effort having to go out for more food all night long to feed the crowd that came from all corners.

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Mustang Makeover seeks home for seven rehabbed wild mustangs

September 3, 2019–  The brainchild of area ranchers, horse trainers, conservationists, and historians concerned about the growing populations of mustangs in western Rio Blanco, the Meeker Mustang Makeover is intended to showcase the stamina, intelligence and resilience of horses whose genetic history goes back to Spanish, Native American and early ranching pioneers.

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