News and Noteworthy

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On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management ended its helicopter roundup at the Cedar Mountain Horse Management Area in Utah with the release of 228 wild horses back onto their home range. The wild horses, ages 6-older, that were released included 104 mares treated ... Read More
February 22, 2017AnnieFannie
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  Update: HCR 22 (Ivory) died in the Utah Senate on March 9. As published by The Salt Lake Tribune Federal management of wild horses has been a dismal failure, resulting in ecological and economic havoc on Utah's public ranges, according to new legislation that seeks repeal of the 1971 statute ... Read More
February 22, 2017AnnieFannie
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Faced with high winds and a forecast calling for snow, the Bureau of Land Management has ended early the helicopter drive trapping of wild horses at Cedar Mountain Horse Management Area in Utah. The roundup had been scheduled to continue until Feb. 27. On Tuesday, BLM started ... Read More
February 21, 2017AnnieFannie
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Fifty-one wild horses were captured on Sunday during the Bureau of Land Management's ongoing helicopter roundup at the Cedar Mountain Horse Management Area in Utah. That brings the total trapped to 534 since Feb. 11. Two horses have been euthanized. No other physical injuries have been reported by the agency. On Sunday, a new ... Read More
February 20, 2017AnnieFannie
Wild Mares Trapped in Roundup
Update: RTF has received several questions about what happened to a pinto mare and foal photographed while being captured on Thursday. The pair remain separated. The mare is in temporary holding and will be released after being treated with fertility control vaccine. The foal has been transported to the Delta Wild Horse ... Read More
February 19, 2017AnnieFannie
Cedar Mountain Wild Horse Roundup
Ninety-four wild horses were captured on Friday during the Bureau of Land Management's ongoing helicopter roundup at the Cedar Mountain Horse Management Area in Utah. That brings to 483 the number of wild horses captured since the roundup began on Feb. 11. Two have been euthanized. No other physical injuries have been ... Read More
February 18, 2017AnnieFannie