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Date/2012 Comments
Thursday,
August 23

Summary:  Five horses were gathered with one female horse and her foal removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Layout Creek bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  5 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1 and 1 foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
August 22

Summary:  2 horses were gathered with one male horse removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Layout Creek bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  2
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
August 21
ADDITION

Summary:  At day's end, another seven horses were gathered with one female horse and her foal removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Layout Creek bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  7 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1 and 1 foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
August 21

Summary:  3 horses were gathered with one male horse removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Layout Creek bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  3
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
August 20
Summary:  No horses were gathered today.
Saturday & Sunday,
August 18 & 19
Summary:  No bait trapping occurred this weekend.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Friday,
August 17
Summary:  No horses were gathered today.
Thursday,
August 16
Summary:  No horses were gathered today.
Wednesday,
August 15
Summary:  No bait trapping occurred today. 
Tuesday,
August 14
Summary:  The BLM prepped the wild horses removed thus far from the bait trap gather for the Sept. 8th adoption.  Prepping included vaccinations, freezemarking and gelding.  The process went very well.
Monday,
August 13
Summary:  No bait trapping occurred today. 
Saturday & Sunday,
August 11 & 12
Summary:  No bait trapping occurred this weekend.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Friday,
August 10
Summary:  BLM personnel and National Park Service continue to monitor the lower-elevation trap sites.  No horses were captured today.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Thursday,
August 9
Summary:  BLM personnel and National Park Service monitored the lower-elevation desert terrain to attempt to trap the remaining target horses.  No horses were captured today.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Wednesday,
August 8
Summary:  BLM personnel and National Park Service monitored the lower-elevation desert terrain to attempt to trap the remaining target horses.  No horses were captured today.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Tuesday,
August 7
Summary:  BLM personnel and National Park Service monitored the lower-elevation desert terrain to attempt to trap the remaining target horses.  No horses were captured today.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.
Monday,
August 6

Summary:  BLM personnel joined National Park Service staff back in the lower-elevation desert terrain to attempt to trap the remaining target horses.  No horses were captured today.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.  

Saturday,
August 4

Summary:  The BLM has completed gather operations in the high elevations of the range.  No trapping occurred on either Saturday or Sunday.  On Monday, August 6, the BLM crew will join the National Park Service staff back in the lower-elevation desert terrain to attempt to trap the remaining target horses.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals.  

Friday,
August 3
Summary:  The BLM will not gather today.  Also, the BLM has completed gather operations in the high elevations of the range.  The BLM and Park Service staff will continue to monitor and gather the horses on the lower elevation trap sites in an attempt to reach the targeted amount of 40 horses.  To date, the BLM has removed 34 horses and 4 foals. 
Thursday,
August 2

Summary:  14 horses were gathered with two male horses, two female horses and one foal removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  14
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   4 and 1 foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
August 1

Summary:  19 horses were gathered with one male horse, four female horses and one foal removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  19
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   5 and 1 foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

REVISED

Monday,
July 30
ADDITION

Summary:  At day's end, another 11 horses were gathered with  TWO (not one) male horse and  TWO (not three) female horses removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  11 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   4
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
July 30
ADDITION

Summary:  At day's end, another 11 horses were gathered with one male horse and three female horses removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  11 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   4
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
July 30

Summary:  Eight horses were gathered with two males removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  8 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   2 
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Friday,
July 27

Summary:  At day's end, eight horses were gathered with two males and one female removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  8 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   3 
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
July 26
ADDITION

Summary:  At day's end, another eight horses were gathered with three female horses and one foal removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.    

Animals gathered:  8 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   3 and 1 foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
July 26

Summary:  Two horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.  One of those horses was released because it was not a target horse.  The other horse, which was identified for removal, jumped the fence at the trap and escaped.  

Animals gathered:  2 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
July 25
ADDITION

Summary:  At days end, 1 male horse was removed in addition to the 4 female horses listed below.  The horse was gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.  

Animals gathered:  2 
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
July 25

Summary:  4 female horses were removed from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range.  The horses were gathered at the Krueger Pond bait trap site.  

Animals gathered:  26
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   4
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
July 24

Summary: No horses were captured today.

Animals gathered:  0                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
July 23

Summary:  1 female horse and her foal were gathered and removed from the range.   The mare and foal are in extremely poor body condition due to natural hardships on the range. The BLM staff and vet are working to improve the nutrition of the mare and her foal. 

Animals gathered:  5
Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1 and a foal
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Friday,
July 20
REVISED

Summary: 2 male horses and 2 female horses gathered at a trap site near Krueger Pond on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. 

Animals gathered:  18                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   4
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
July 19

Summary: No horses were captured today.

Animals gathered:  0                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
July 18

Summary: No horses were captured today.

Animals gathered:  0                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Tuesday,
July 17

Summary: No horses were captured today.

Animals gathered:  0                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Monday,
July 16

Summary: One female horse was gathered today at the Bad Pass trap site.  The female horse is in poor body condition due to natural hardships on the range.  The BLM is evaluating the horse's condition and determining the need for vet care.

Animals gathered:
 3                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Friday,
July 13

Summary: No horses were gathered today

Animals gathered:  0                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   0
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Thursday,
July 12

Summary: 1 male horse gathered at the Cottonwood Spring trap site on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. 

Animals gathered:  3                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none

Wednesday,
July 11

Summary: 1 male horse gathered at the Layout Creek trap site on the National Park Service portion of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range. 

Animals gathered:  2                                                                                                                                                                              Animals removed to Britton Springs Corrals:   1
Acute condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none
Chronic/Pre-existing condition animal deaths: 0
Cause: none