News and Noteworthy

HALT THE WYOMING WILD HORSE WIPEOUT
A total of 1,254 wild horses have been captured and seven killed in the Bureau of Land Management’s ongoing helicopter roundup in southwest Wyoming. The worst may still be yet to come: BLM’s largest-ever roundup is scheduled to drag on for months, into February of next year, with 3,500 wild horses ... Read More
November 15, 2021Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management has begun a bait-and-trap roundup of wild horses on the Challis Herd Management Area, just south of Challis, Idaho. The agency is using corral panels stocked with water and hay rather than helicopters. The BLM’s goal is to capture 70 wild horses, removing 39 of ... Read More
November 12, 2021Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management captured 26 wild horses (11 stallions, nine mares and six foals) in southwestern Wyoming on Wednesday, the 34th day of the agency's largest-ever planned helicopter roundup. No wild horses were killed on Thursday. A total of 1,196 wild horses (440 stallions, 511 mares and 245 foals) ... Read More
November 11, 2021Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management captured 98 wild horses in southwestern Wyoming on Tuesday, the 33rd day of the agency's largest-ever planned helicopter roundup. No wild horses were killed on Wednesday. Tuesday marked the first day of helicopter drive trapping on the Salt Wells Creek Herd Management Area. Previously, BLM had ... Read More
November 10, 2021Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management has ended its helicopter roundup on the Owyhee Complex in Humboldt and Elko Counties in Nevada. During the course of the roundup, which began Oct. 11, 934 wild horses were captured. Of those: --531 (187 stallions, 195 mares, and 149 foals) have been shipped to off-range holding ... Read More
November 9, 2021Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management on Sunday captured 11 wild horses as a 947-horse helicopter roundup continued on the Owyhee Complex in Humboldt and Elko Counties in Nevada. One wild horse, a 12-year-old sorrel stud, was put down for "chronic injury (broken leg)." A total of 934 wild horses have been captured ... Read More
November 8, 2021Cory Golden