On Day 2 of the WHBAB meeting in Boise (07/10/19), one of the Board members asked “If I were to take a couple of these horses, is that $2,000 taxable income? Or how is it viewed by the IRS?” Answer: “It is taxable.”
Depending on your location, the state may want a piece of the action too.
Financial incentives shift the motivation from intrinsic to extrinsic: Do it for the money.
Then, when the reward goes away, so does the behavior.
News outlets are reporting a magnitude 6.4 earthquake near Ridgecrest, CA, the location of the BLM Regional Wild Horse and Burro Corrals.
Adoptions resumed this week following the deaths of two horses. Refer to this report by ABC Fox Montana.
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The adoption event set for last weekend in Hamilton, MT is still on hold, until lab work confirms the animals are healthy. Refer to this report by KPAX News in Missoula.
RELATED: Adoption Event Postponed.
The WHB adoption set for this weekend at the Ravalli County Fairgrounds in Hamilton, MT has been delayed by the deaths of two horses. Refer to this news release, posted yesterday by the BLM.
The event had received local news coverage before the announcement.
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Places like this can never be accepted as a solution to the wild horse ‘problem.’ Privately owned livestock, which far outnumber wild horses on public lands in the western U.S., belong on private land, not free roaming horses.
RELATED: Private Sanctuaries: End-Game of Wild Horse Management Plan, Story of the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary.
They must be in Colorado, Utah or Wyoming, according to a new release issued today, and will serve as preparation facilities for animals to be transferred to off-range pastures or adoption centers further east.
Bids can be submitted through August 8.