Wild horses captured to date: 993 (Studs 393, Mares 428 , Foals 172)
Wild Horses Shipped to Palomino Valley Center: 771 (Studs 279, Mares 331, Foals 161)
Wild horses released: 61 (Studs 35, Mares 25 and one foal)
This roundup is scheduled to remove 1200 wild horses from the Owyhee Complex. At this juncture we do not have a target release number; we believe it will be determined by multiple factors. That means this operation could last a few more days or as long as two more weeks.
Many people are asking. We wish we could give you a clearer response. However, that is actually how each operation works. It can be influenced by what happens in real time.
Today at the Owyhee Complex capture operation of wild horses:
Wild Horses captured: 57 (Studs 22, Mares 25, Foals 10)
Shipped to Palomino Valley Center: 73 (Studs 24, Mares 41, Foals 8)
Wild Horse Education volunteer Marie Milliman owns two wild horses; one of them from Owyhee. This operation is personal for her. She made a wreath of tail hair fro her mustangs and left it on their home range.
Thank you Marie for your hard work at Owyhee!
More on Owyhee:
Week one in pictures; reflection and narrative: https://wildhorseeducation.org/2018/09/28/owyhee-wildhorse-roundup-week-one-in-pictures/
Some background in an article dated the first day of operations, Sept 21: https://wildhorseeducation.org/2018/09/21/background-as-the-owyhee-roundup-begins/
You can read daily reports by scrolling down the main page here: http://WildHorseEducation.org
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