BLM seeks proposals for off-range pastures for excess wild horses

Wild horses on federal land. (Bureau of Land Management)
Wild horses on federal land. (Bureau of Land Management)(KOTA)
Updated: Jun. 3, 2021 at 3:43 PM MDT
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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —As part of its mission to sustainably manage wild horses and burros on public lands, the Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday that it is seeking proposals for off-range pastures to provide a free-roaming environment and quality care for excess wild horses removed from Western public rangelands.

The solicitation is open to proposals for facilities in Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

The BLM may award multiple contracts that can accommodate 200–10,000 wild horses, with a four-year or nine-year renewal option.

Solicitation Proposals will be accepted starting June 2. through July 19. of 2021.

To find the Off-Range Pasture Solicitation information, please visit here.

Applicants who are new to conducting business with the government must first obtain a Duns and Bradstreet number at and then register at to respond to the solicitation. No fee is involved.

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