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Date/2011 Facility Comments: 
The Palomino Valley Facility (PVC) north of Sparks, Nev., is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.  The facility is closed on Sunday.  Website: www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/wild_horse_and_burro/wh_b_offices_centers/national_wh_b_centers.html

Viewing opportunities at the Gunnison Prison Wild Horse Training Facility at the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison, Utah are available on Tuesdays by appointment only.  Click here for information on setting up an appointment. 

Saturday, Feb. 26Salt Lake16 studs, 13 yearlings were received.  All are in good health.
Friday, Feb. 25Salt Lake29 studs received.  All are in good health.
Thursday, Feb. 24PVC

PVC received 39 mares.  All are in good health.

The earliest arrivals of mares and foals are improving and gaining weight. The foals are being fed alfalfa hay and the mares are now receiving a mixed ration of grass and alfalfa with continued daily monitoring.

Wednesday, Feb. 23Delta, Salt Lake

Delta, Utah received 45 animals (26 mares, 19 females). All are in good health. One foal shipped has a deformity of the fetlock joint on the left front and has been separated for observation by the vet.

Salt Lake received 36 studs.  All animals are in good health.

Tuesday,
Feb. 22
PVCPVC received 43 horses (29 mares and 14 yearlings).
Monday,
Feb. 21
PVC

PVC received 43 animals (29 mares and 14 foals). Most were in body condition of 3 to 4. They are eating grass hay and have water available.  No health issues have been noted.  Three of the foals that are young have been reunited with their mothers.

Sunday,
Feb. 20
PVC and Gunnison

PVC received 41 animals (26 mares and 15 foals). Most were in body condition of 3 to 4 with a few with a body class of 2.5 and 3. They are eating grass hay and have water available.  No health issues have been noted.

Gunnison received 34 stud horses at 2:50 p.m Mountain Standard Time. All the animals were placed in smaller viewable pens so they could be monitored. Grass hay and water is provided to each pen.  All animals are in 3 to 4 body class condition.

Saturday,
Feb. 19
PVCReceived 42 animals: 26 mares; 16 yearlings.
Friday, 
Feb. 18
PVC, Gunnison

PVC received 26 mares and 19 yearlings.  Some of the mares have body condition 2.5 to 1.5. They are eating and doing OK considering their condition.

Gunnison received 36 studs, all in good condition.

Thursday, Feb. 17 No animals shipped.
Wednesday, Feb. 16PVC

Summary: All horses received in good condition.

Animals received: 40 (27 mares, 13 yearlings)

Tuesday, Feb. 15PVC, Gunnison

Summary for PVC and Gunnison: All horses received in good condition.

Animals received: 95 (53 mares and 42 yearlings) at PVC; 37 studs at Gunnison

Monday, Feb. 14Gunnison

Summary: All horses received in good condition.

Animals received: 37 studs

Sunday, Feb. 13PVC

Summary: All horses received in good condition.

Animals received: 32 (19 mares, 13 yearlings)

Saturday, Feb. 12PVC, Gunnison

Summary: at PVC: One horse was down on the truck upon arrival; however, it was able to get up on its own without assistance. The horse was found dead in its pen on Sunday morning. No other health issues noted.

Animals received: 43 (26 mares, 17 yearlings)

Summary: at Gunnison: All horses received in good condition.

Animals received: 35 studs

 

Friday, 
Feb. 11
PVCAnimals received: 34 (21 mares, 13 yearlings)
Thursday, Feb. 10PVC, Gunnison

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition at both facilities.

Animals received: 47 (26 mares, 21 yearlings) at PVC; 36 studs at Gunnison, Utah 

Wednesday, Feb. 9PVC

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received: 38 (24 mares, 14 yearlings)

Tuesday, Feb. 8 No animals shipped.
Monday, Feb. 7PVC

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received: 37 (13 mares, 13 studs, 11 yearlings)

Sunday, Feb. 6 No animals shipped.
Saturday, Feb. 5Gunnison

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received: 36 studs

Friday, Feb. 4PVC

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received: 38 (22 mares, 16 yearlings)

Thursday, Feb. 3 No animals shipped.
Wednesday, Feb. 2PVC

Summary: Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received: 42 (26 mares, 16 yearlings)

Tuesday,
Feb. 1
GunnisonSummary: Animals arrived in good condition. 

Animals received:  33 studs

Monday,
Jan. 31
PVCSummary: Animals arrived in good condition. 

Animals received:  35 (34 mares, 1 yearling)

Sunday,
Jan. 30
PVCSummary: Animals arrived in good condition. 

Animals received:  52 (20 mares, 32 yearlings)

Saturday,
Jan. 29
GunnisonSummary: One animal was received with a head gash. 

Animals received:  35 studs

Friday,
Jan. 28
 No animals were shipped.
Thursday,
Jan. 27
PVCSummary: Two members of the public watched and filmed the horses being unloaded. 

Animals received:  44 (30 mares, 14 foals)

Wednesday,
Jan. 26
 

No animals were shipped.

Tuesday, 
Jan. 25
GunnisonSummary: Wild horses arrived at 2:18 p.m. MST.  They made the trip OK and appear to be healthy with no problems after they were unloaded. All animals were placed in smaller viewable pens so they can be monitored more closely. Grass hay and unlimited water is provided to each pen. 

Animals received:  32 studs   
 

Monday,
Jan. 24
PVCSummary:  Animals arrived in good condition.

Animals received:  37 (9 studs, 20 mares, 8 yearling/foals)  

 

 


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Palomino Valley Center
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths
(in transit)


 

867

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Gunnison, Utah
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths
(in transit)


 

351

0

 

Salt Lake, Utah
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths
(in transit)


 

94

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Delta, Utah
Totals To Date

Animals
Received

Animal
Deaths
(in transit)


 

45

0