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Reveille Wild Horse and Burro Roundup

  Gather Reports


Date 2010

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Monday, 
Sept. 20
Post Gather Report

Summary:
The Ridgecrest Short Term holding facility reported a 20 plus year old mare was found dead in a pasture from natural causes. 

Non-gather related animal deaths:
1
Cause: Natural causes
Tuesday,
September 14
Summary:  66 horses were shipped to the Ridgecrest Short-Term Holding Facility.  Gather operations completed.
Monday, September 13

Summary: Horses gathered today were moderately thin, in good condition. Shipped 85 head to the Ridgecrest short term holding facility, all horses arrived in good condition. The thin mare was doing better and was shipped with her foal.  Gather operations have been completed.

Animals gathered today: 35
Cumulative animals gathered: 222
Gather-related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather animal-related deaths: 2
Cause: Euthanized a mare with a congenital hump back, and a foal with a congenital defect where both front feet were turned out to 45 degrees which resulted in a secondary effect of swollen joints.

Sunday, September 12Summary: Most horses gathered today were in good condition except three: 1 mare was 20 years old and very thin; one has a congenital or injury induced hump back; and one has a tear in the vulva area. A veterinarian will examine these horses to determine their disposition. Two members of the public were present.

Animals gathered today: 75
Cumulative animals gathered: 187
Gather-related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather animal-related deaths: 0
Cause: None
Saturday, September 11

Summary: Shipped 41 horses to Ridgecrest Short-term Holding Facility this morning. All wild horses arrived in good condition. All horses gathered today were in good condition with no health concerns.

Animals gathered today: 6
Cumulative animals gathered: 112
Gather-related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather animal-related deaths: 0
Cause: None

Friday,
September 10

Summary: Shipped 28 horses to Ridgecrest Short-term Holding Facility this morning. All arrived in good condition. All horses gathered today were in good condition with no health concerns.

Animals gathered today: 78
Cumulative animals gathered: 106
Gather-related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather animal-related deaths: 0
Cause: None

Thursday, September 9Summary: Gathered in the same area as yesterday. Horses gathered today were all from outside the HMA. Two groups were brought in with no trouble. One observer attended the observation day today. The gather site was moved to a new location this afternoon.

Animals gathered today: 12
Cumulative animals gathered: 28
Gather-related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather animal-related deaths: 0
Cause: None

Wednesday, September 8

Summary: Gathered at the very northern end of the Reveille Allotment today. Due to high wind conditions, the gather was suspended around 11 a.m. Will resume gather operations in the same area tomorrow based on weather conditions. All animals gathered were in good condition, with no injuries.

Animals gathered: 16
Animals shipped: 0
Gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None
Non-gather related animal deaths: 0
Cause: None


 
Last updated: 09-23-2010