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2018 Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Gather

Begins: September 8, 2018

Ends: TBD

Purpose of Gather: 

The Bureau of Land Management is gathering up to 60 wild horses from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range to sustain a healthy viable wild horse population and reduce grazing pressure on forage plants.

Details and Background of Gather: 

The appropriate management level is 90 to 150 horses for the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range. Current estimates place the herd population at approximately 190 wild horses.

Public Observation: 

Stay tuned for more details.

Gather Report

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Summary: Three horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. 

Animals gathered today: 3

Animals released today: 0

Animals removed today: 2

Body score of horses: 4

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0
Total deaths today: 0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  96
Animals released cumulative: 41
Mares treated cumulative: 10

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Summary: One horse was gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. Visitors observed the gather today.

Animals gathered today: 1

Animals released today: 0

Animals removed today: 1

Body score of horses: 4

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0
Total deaths today: 0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  93
Animals released cumulative: 40
Mares treated cumulative: 10

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Summary: Ten horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. Visitors observed the gather today.

Animals gathered today: 10

Animals released today: 2

Animals removed today: 8

Body score of horses: 4-6

Mares treated with fertility control: 1
Animals shiped: 0
Total deaths today: 0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  92
Animals released cumulative: 40
Mares treated cumulative: 10

Monday, October 15, 2018

Summary: Sixteen horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. Visitors observed the gather today.

Animals gathered today: 16

Animals released today: 9

Body score of horses: 3-4

Mares treated with fertility control: 1
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  82
Animals released cumulative: 38
Mares treated cumulative: 9

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Summary: Nineteen horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. Media and visitors observed the gather in Main Canyon today.

Animals gathered today: 19

Animals released today: 9

Body score of horses: 3-4

Mares treated with fertility control: 4
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  66
Animals released cumulative: 29
Mares treated cumulative: 8

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Summary: Six horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 6

Animals released today: 3

Body score of horses: 3.25

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  47
Animals released cumulative: 20
Mares treated cumulative: 4

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Summary: Two horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 2

Animals released today: 1

Body score of horses: 3.5

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  41
Animals released cumulative: 17
Mares treated cumulative: 4

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Summary: Five horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 5

Animals released today: 2

Body score of horses: 3.5

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  39
Animals released cumulative: 16
Mares treated cumulative: 4

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Summary: Eight horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 8

Animals released today: 5

Body score of horses: 3.5

Mares treated with fertility control: 2
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  34
Animals released cumulative: 14
Mares treated cumulative: 4

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Summary: Five horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 5

Animals released today: 2

Body score of horses: 3.5

Mares treated with fertility control: 1
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  26
Animals released cumulative: 9
Mares treated cumulative: 3

Friday, September 14, 2018

Summary: Five horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. Twelve horses were transported to Canon City, Colo. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 5

Animals released today: 2

Body score of horses: 3.5

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 12 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  21
Animals released cumulative: 6
Mares treated cumulative: 2

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Summary: Two horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 2 

Animals released today: 0

Body scores of horses: 4

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  16
Animals released cumulative: 4
Mares treated cumulative: 2

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Summary: No horses gathered today.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Summary: Two horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 2 

Animals released today: 1

Body scores of horses: 4

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  14
Animals released cumulative: 4
Mares treated cumulative: 2

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Summary: Four horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today.

Animals gathered today: 4 

Animals released today: 0

Body scores of horses: 4

Mares treated with fertility control: 0
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

Animals gathered cumulative:  12
Animals released cumulative: 3
Mares treated cumulative: 2

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Summary: No horses gathered today.

Friday, September 7, 2018
Summary: Eight horses were gathered from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range today. There were no visitors at the site gather today. 

Animals gathered: 8 

Animals released: 3

Body scores of horses: 5

Mares treated with fertility control: 2
Animals shipped: 0 
Total Deaths Today:  0
Acute: 0
Chronic/Pre-existing: 0

 

 

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Cumulative Totals

Animals Gathered

96

Animals Returned to Home Range

41

Animal Deaths

0