Below is the BLM tentative removal schedule moving into the fall:
Following are roundups and removals that have been completed, are underway or are pending:
Underway: The BLM plans to remove 25 wild horses and 35 wild burros in the area near Highway 95 and Aberdeen Road in Yuma, Arizona. According to the BLM the animals are creating hazardous situations for themselves and motorists along the heavily used public routes. As of September 6, 2016 34 burros and 31 horses have been removed from the range.
Underway: The BLM will removed approximately 325 wild horses from the Stone Cabin HMA through the use of bait/water trapping. Approximately 115 horses, mostly weaned foals and yearlinds, will be removed from the range and approximately 210 of the captured wild horses will be released back to the range. Of the horses released, roughly 110 will be mares treated with the fertility control vaccine PZP. As of September 7, 78 wild horses have been removed.
Contractor: Warner Livestock
Woodhills/Spruce-Pequop HMA bait/water removal, Elko, Nevada
Underway: The BLM plans to remove approximately 60 horses utilizing temporary water and bait traps. As on September 6, 30 wild horses had been removed.
Contractor: Sampson Livestock
Three Fingers HMA Helicopter Roundup, Vale, OR
Completed: The BLM rounded up and removed 155 wild horses -- 33 foals, 55 mares and 67 stallions through the use of a helicopter stampeded.
Triple B HMA and Silver King HMA bait/water removal, Ely, Nevada
Completed: The BLM captured and removed 105 wild horses through the use of bait-trapping in the Silver King HMA. There was 1 death after the BLM euthanized a horse for "severe tooth loss and missing right eye." The BLM captured and removed 181 wild horses from the Triple B HMA through the use of bait-trapping. There were 4 deaths from; dehydration, (2) broken necks and a broken leg.
Contractors: Warner Livestock and Sampson Livestock
Blawn Wash Roundup, Western Utah
Completed: The BLM rounded up and removed 158 animals through the use of helicopter stampede. There were 2 deaths from a broken neck and "severe scoliosis."