Sunday, October 24, 2021

The BLM is in process of rounding up about half of Wyoming's wild horses in Sweetwater County

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Wyoming Public Radio | By Kamila Kudelska
Published October 21, 2021 at 11:38 AM MDT

Former President Donald Trump announced a goal to decrease the amount of western wild horses by the end of the fiscal year 2022. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is following this plan by capturing roughly 4,300 wild horses living in southwestern Wyoming.

This reduces the state's wild horse population by about 45 percent. The BLM said these management efforts are needed because the landscape can't sustain the number of horses. But Grace Kuhn with the American Wild Horse Campaign disagrees.

"In actuality, the number of cattle and sheep in [the] federally designated wild horse habitat vastly exceeds the number of wild horses," said Kuhn...

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