Tiny foals, pregnant mares and other vulnerable horses being stampeded by helicopters for miles in summer desert heat.
The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Jackson Mountains roundup, which began on June 8, 2012, is perhaps the most egregious BLM action in years. Conducted during peak foaling season, this roundup is subjecting tiny foals, pregnant and nursing mares and vulnerable horses compromised from inadequate water and forage to helicopter stampedes over miles of rugged terrain in summer desert heat. Read more here.
NOTE: For updates, visit BLM’s Daily Reports and Laura Leigh’s posts on WildHorseEducation.org
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