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Post Posted: May 14, 2018 11:18 am 
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Good idea.

Are any of these horses captured and put up for adoption?




I beleive there was a round up a year or so ago. The herd seems well managed by the condition of these horses. If you do FB there are a few pages to follow and the adminstrators are great at informing.


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Your photos are amazing, Gia. Thank you for sharing. And caring.
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:yeah that: Ditto, Gia. :hugs: Enjoyed every one of them. :kewl:

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Gorgeous! Thank you for sharing. Fine photos.


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Thanks everyone, it was such a beautiful experience photo’ing these beautiful horses.

AL, great questions. There was signage in different places along the horse loop on the BLM land and one was about the management of the horse population. They said the numbers double in four years so they use dart with contraceptives for the mares that last a year. I tried to find this online, but couldn’t find exactly what I read on the signage. The following were good links, also wilkapedia has some good info for the sand wash basin wild horses.

This link showed how many horses were managed -

Animals Gathered
166
Animals Returned to Home Range
123
Animals Treated with Birth Control
14
Animal Deaths
1


https://www.blm.gov/site-page/whb/gathe ... ait-gather

I think the gathering and adoption was done 2016 and 2017.

This is a great Facebook page on all the wild horses at sand wash basin, some great photos and info on each of the horses. They have a foal naming project, too, where people get to name the foals :)

https://www.facebook.com/sandwashbasin/

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Great Pics Gia


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Awesome photos and captions.

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Thanks Meborrego and Victorianhistorian :)

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