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Date 2010 Comments
Saturday, 
October 23
Summary:  Horses shipped to the Canon City wild horse short-term holding facility.

Animals gathered:    N/A
Animals shipped:    42
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Friday, 
October 22
Summary:  Horses remained in temporary holding until Oct. 23 when they were shipped to the Canon City wild horse short-term holding facility.

Animals gathered:    N/A
Animals shipped:    0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Thursday,
October 21
Summary:    Gather operations concluded today. Operations continued in Spring Creek, but no horses were gathered today.

Animals gathered:   0
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0
Wednesday,
October 20

Summary:   Operations continued in Spring Creek to gather wild horses in the North Piceance area.  
 
Animals gathered:   16
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0

Tuesday,
October 19

Summary:   Operations will move the trap site from Mares Canyon into Spring Creek and focus there Wednesday. 
 
Animals gathered:   0
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0

Monday,
October 18

Summary:   Operations were within the southern end of the North Piceance Herd Area and ended early for the day due to weather. All horses gathered in good condition. 
 
Animals gathered:   3
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0

Sunday, 
October 17
Summary:   Operations continued at Mares Canyon. All horses gathered in good condition.
 
Animals gathered:   15
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0

Saturday,
October 16

Summary:   Operations returned to Mares Canyon. All horses gathered in good condition.
 
Animals gathered:   8
Animals shipped:   28
Gather related animal deaths:   0
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0  

Friday,
October 15

Summary:   Operations continued at Magnolia Bench in the morning. Helicopter-assisted roping west of County Road 5 took place in the afternoon.

Animals gathered:  4

Animals shipped:
  0
Gather related animal deaths:  
Cause:   During helicopter-assisted roping a seven-month-old colt broke its leg and was euthanized onsite.
Non-gather related animal deaths:   1  
Cause:  A three-year-old mare died with no visible injuries after being roped. A necropsy was performed, which found a pre-existing heart condition. Significant changes to the musculature of the heart was found, indicative of a chronic and progressive problem.

 


Thursday,
October 14

 

Summary:   Operations continue at Magnolia Flat. All horses gathered were in good condition.

Animals gathered:  6

Animals shipped:
  0
Gather related animal deaths:  
Cause:   NA
Non-gather related animal deaths:   1  
Cause:  The mare captured Oct. 12 with a pre-existing chronic knee injury was euthanized today because its condition continued to decline. The Vet Report will be posted on-line when it becomes available.

Wednesday,
October 13

Summary:   The trapsite was moved to Magnolia Flat. All horses gathered were in good condition.

Animals gathered:   3
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:   NA
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:   NA

Tuesday,
October 12

Summary: Gather operations continued at Mare’s Canyon. All horses were in good condition, except for one older mare with severe knee problems. The knee problems are pre-existing and not associated with the gather.

Animals gathered:   6
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:   NA
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:   NA

Monday,
October 11

Summary:  Gather operations began in Mare’s Canyon. All horses gathered were in good condition. The initial website report for today incorrectly listed 13 horses gathered. Only 12 wild horses were gathered today.

Animals gathered:   12
Animals shipped:   0
Gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:  NA
Non-gather related animal deaths:   0 
Cause:   NA


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Cumulative Totals
since October 11

Animals
Gathered

 

Animal
Deaths


 

73

 

6