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Wild horses at the Britton Springs holding facility near the Montana-Wyoming border just days before their new owners picked them up at an event in September 2015..
Blair Koch / Yellowstone Public Radio

A wild horse and burro adoption event in Hamilton this weekend was postponed following the deaths of two horses.

One horse died, and another was euthanized Thursday after showing signs of severe colic and endotoxemia.

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The Bureau of Land Management will be holding a public hearing in Billings in a couple of weeks on the use of motorized vehicles in managing wild horses and burros.

Jerrie Bertola, the Wild Horse and Burro Program lead for Montana and the Dakotas, says the BLM uses motorized vehicles to get population estimates and collect monitoring information as well as general management.

'Unbranded' Tells The Story Of Conflict Around Wild Horses

Oct 1, 2015
Courtesy Fin and Furs Films and Gravitas Ventures

A film documenting the journey of four men who rode adopted wild horses across the country will have a screening in Billings Friday.

The film “Unbranded” is being shown across the country.

BLM Wild Horse Auction Brings Record-Breaking Sale

Sep 21, 2015
Wild horses at the Britton Springs holding facility near the Montana-Wyoming border just days before their new owners picked them up at an event in September 2015..
Blair Koch / Yellowstone Public Radio

The Bureau of Land Management just completed one of its most successful wild horse adoptions to date. The top-selling horse went for a record breaking $4,000.