Wild Horse Education

Surprise Slideshow (10/6)

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Long days and technical SNAFUs continue at the Surprise Complex roundup.

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Oct 6: 82 captured (37 Studs, 37 Mares, 8 Foals) No deaths.

Trap moved into High Rock today and will continue tomorrow at that same trap.

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Our team reports for the entire roundup can be found HERE. 

Cumulative totals for the operation:

Captured: 637 (271 stallions, 269 mares and 97 foals)

Shipped: 435 (159 stallions, 190 mares and 86 foals)

Mares treated with PZP(22) and released: 36

Total released: 82 (48 stallions, 34 Mares)

Deaths: 13

Stallion, broke his neck during loading for release

12 considered “pre-existing conditions:” Mare, estimated older than 25-years-old put down for poor body score; Stallion, estimated older than 30-years-old for poor body score; Foal about, 1-month-old, BLM said was orphaned and dehydrated; 2 mares over 25-years-old put down for poor body condition; Stud estimated over 25-years-old for poor body score; Mare over 25-years-old put down for poor body score; Stallion, estimated older than 20-years-old (BLM said “Body Condition Score of 2, poor prognosis for recovery, euthanized);” Stallion, estimated older than 30-years-old (BLM said Henneke Body Condition Score of 2, poor prognosis for recovery, euthanized). Mare – 20+ years old, sway backed, BLM said BCS 2, poor prognosis for recovery; Mare – 20+ years old,  BLM said “sway backed, BCS 2, poor prognosis for recovery;” Stallion- 20+ years old, BLM said “sway backed, BCS 2, poor prognosis for recovery, euthanized.”

You can learn more about the BLM policy “Guidance for Euthanasia” HERE. 

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Our team is just offloading video and images from field today. We got caught behind a rancher moving a few hundred cows for an hour; slowed us down a bit.

Video and pictures from today will be loaded soon.

Owyhee begins October 11.

Naval Air Weapons Station – China Lake, 250 wild horses in the Centennial Herd Management Area (HMA) begins Oct 9. The second phase of the roundup that began earlier this year will allow no public visitation.

Barren Valley was placed on hold and will resume Oct 15.

Rock Springs begins today.


 

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