U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
News.bytes Extra - issue 177 - BLM California
Wild horse and burro program rolls into Woodside
The BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program rolled in to the forested hills of Woodside, Calif during the weekend of Oct. 2-3 for an adoption event co-hosted by the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County. A total of 15 animals were placed in new homes.
Below: Lesley Neuman, a horse trainer from Rescue gets close
to a young gelding after demonstrating gentling techniques. Lesley worked with
several untrained horses through the two days, showing prospective adopters
and horse owners the benefits of using gentling techniques that rely on building
bonds of trust between horse and human.
Below: Two adoption event visitors take time off from soccer
to make new friends with BLM mustangs.
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