Tag Archives: horse

Horse Has To Be Rescued From Cattle Guard

North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a horse that was trapped in a cattle guard Wednesday. According to a post on the North Routt Fire Protection Facebook page, the horse ran away from a hunting camp in the area, and was found with three legs stuck in a cattle guard on Forest Service Road 443, northeast of Clark. It took crews a couple hours to free the animal. A veterinarian that was on Continue reading

BLM Looks For Weekend Volunteers

Volunteers are needed this Saturday to help improve the Sand Wash wild horse herd management area, as part of National Public Lands Day. The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help with fence repair and Continue reading

Wild Horse Trapping Underway

Wild horse gathering is underway in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide heard management areas in Wyoming. As part of the BLM’s commitment to maintaining a healthy wild horse population in these areas, they will be removing more than 1,500 adult wild horses. Of the 1,500 horses, approximately 725 would be removed from the Salt Wells Creek heard management area, 513 from the Adobe Town and 322 from the Great Divide Basin heard management area. While the gather is underway, public lands will remain open unless closures are Continue reading

NW Colorado Wild Horse Trapping Begins

The gathering of Wild horses that have strayed from the Piceance-East Douglas Herd management area in Northwest Colorado is underway. The BLM is using helicopters to trap and remove as many as 100 horses from the area.  If less than 100 wild horses are gathered from areas directly outside Continue reading

Wild Horse Trapping Starts Next Month

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming has decided to gather and remove wild horses within the Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town herd management areas. After Sept. 15, wild horses will be gathered and removed in order to return populations to appropriate management levels. A population census determined wild horse Continue reading

Meeting To Talk Wyoming Wild Horse Management

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming will hold its annual statewide hearing tomorrow on the use of helicopters and motorized vehicles in wild horse management operations, at the Rock Springs Field Office. The meeting will allow the public to comment and provide suggestions regarding the use Continue reading

Comment On Vehicle Use To Manage Wild Horses

The BLM will be holding a public meeting next week in Meeker, to discuss the use of motorized vehicles for wild horse population management in Northwest Colorado. Motorized equipment is used to accomplish numerous management objectives in Continue reading

Comment On Proposed Wild Horse Gathering

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment for proposed wild horse gathering in Southwest Wyoming. The BLM is looking to gather and remove horses from the Salt Wells Creek, Adobe Town and Great Divide Basin Herd Management areas, to bring the Continue reading

Wild Horse Adoption In Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility will host a wild horse adoption event this weekend. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 3.  More than 40 wild horses from heard management areas in Nevada, ranging from yearlings to five year olds, will be up for adoption. The adoption Continue reading

Wild Horses Up For Adoption This Weekend

Twenty-one of the wild horses gathered from the Sand Wash Herd Management area will be available for adoption this weekend in Fruita, at the Rimrock Adventures Arena. Public viewing sessions will be held tomorrow from 10 to 6 and Saturday from 9 to 10:30, with the silent auction and adoption taking Continue reading

Engine Fire Destroys Pickup Near Craig

IMG_0485The engine of a pickup pulling an empty horse trailer caught fire early Wednesday afternoon completely destroying the vehicle. The horse trailer was not damaged. The vehicle was traveling on Moffat County Road 35 about 3 miles south of the Moffat County Airport when the fire began. No one was Continue reading

Vesicular Stomatitis Still A Problem In Colorado

cattleAs of Thursday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 91 locations in 11 counties under quarantine after horses, mules and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis.   Both Mesa and Delta Counties have effected animals.  Those attending shows and fairs, livestock owners and veterinarians can stay up to date on the latest information by checking this link.