This Wyoming statute provides that it is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $750 with possible imprisonment of up to six months to maliciously kill a "wild horse" (one that is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on state or public land). This was signed into law in March of 2001.
(a) For purposes of this section "wild horse" means a horse, mare, filly or colt which is unbranded and unclaimed and lives on state or public land.
(b) Any person, without legal justification, who willfully and maliciously kills a wild horse is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), imprisonment for not more than six (6), months or both.
Laws 2001, ch. 167, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001.