BLM: Humboldt Herd Area Wild Horse Trapping Suspended

Straight from the Horse's Heart

Information supplied by the Nevada office of the BLM

the area is managed for zero wild horses”

Wild Horse Trapping Update

The Humboldt wild horse water bait trap operations have been temporarily suspended since trapped numbers have been relatively low over the last three days. Trapping operations will continue on July 7, 2014 with the anticipation that the horses will be more accustomed to the trap facilities. As of June 27, BLM has gathered a total of 37 horses out of 100.

Goal of Trapping:

photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation. photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District, Humboldt River Field Office will use water trapping to achieve and maintain a population of zero wild horses within the Humboldt Herd Area (HA). The Humboldt HA is not managed for wild horses due to the checkerboard land pattern and therefore no AML has been set and the…

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