The incident started on September 9. Gather stats through September 29:
- Horses captured: 426
- Escaped: 4
- Goal: 500
- Deaths: 5
- Shipped: Not reported
No horses were gathered on Day 20 due to trap relocation. The Forest Service is reporting 429 horses captured but the sum of the daily results is 426.
The total number of foals and the number of horses held on site are not known.
The daily reports can be found here.
The operation may conclude later this week.
In the statement that was released when he signed the WHB Act, President Nixon noted that wild horses were being wiped out because they competed with domestic livestock, among other things.
That’s what’s going on here.
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