June 09, 2015 2:00 am
The Bureau of Land Management used to round up more wild horses more frequently, even herding excess equines with helicopters. More recently, such gatherings are much smaller and gentler — more like dinner invitations.
BLM has been seeking public comment on a plan for the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range this fall. Horse specialists would set up portable panel pens at water sources, haul in feed and open the doors. Sometime after horses get used to walking in and out of the pen, the crew closes the doors.