BLM to Gather Horses on Goshute HMA Starting Next Week

BLM plans to remove 125 wild horses from the Goshute HMA beginning 06/25/18, due to public safety concerns and private land issues.  Refer to this news release dated 06/22/18.

The method of capture will be bait traps.  Horses not returned to the range will be transported to the Indian Lakes Off-Range Corrals in Fallon, NV.

The HMA lies in northeastern Nevada, near I-80 and the Utah border, and covers an area of 267,277 acres (418 square miles).

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The population density at the upper end of the AML is 0.46 horses per thousand acres, almost nothing.  Domestic livestock are present on the HMA, along with wildlife such as deer and antelope.

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