Challis Roundup Complete

The incident concluded on April 14, according to a statement at the gather page, with 17 horses trapped, 17 shipped and no deaths.

Foals represented 12% of the animals captured.  Of the adults, 40% were male and 60% were female.

The capture goal was 70 and the removal goal was 39.  Mares returned to the area were to be treated with fertility control.

The pre-gather population was around 224, compared to an AML of 253.

The HMA is managed primarily for livestock, with 79% of the authorized forage directed to permitted grazing.

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