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57 Wild Horses Die After Transfer To Scott City
08/17/2014

Federal investigators say 57 wild horses that died after being transferred to a corral in Kansas likely succumbed to stress, age and changes caused by the move.

A preliminary report says federal investigators found no signs of infectious or contagious disease in the horses. The report says the shift from pasture to corral environment, and the change from pasture feed to processed hay feed also were factors in the deaths.

The horses were among 1,493 mares transferred to Scott City in June by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The move came after a Kansas contractor told the agency he would renew an existing contract but wanted a smaller herd.

A veterinarian had to euthanize an additional 13 animals at the Scott City corral.

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Louie C 08/19/2014 2:57 AM
These Wild Horses should NEVER have been captured and removed from their Legal Herd Management in the first place. America’s Heritage: Wild Horse Herds Mismanaged – A White Paper Discussion http://prophoto7journal.wordpress.com/20 14/08/18/americas-heritage-wild-horse- herds-mismanaged-a-white-paper- discussion/#comments Government Agencies and America Many research scientists I have spoken to of late, agree – they all asserted that the necessity for Wild Horse Herd Roundups, the Environmental Assessments that conclude the necessity, and all Administrative Assessments and Plans adopted by the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forestry as well as the Department of the Interior, lacks any scientific credibility. 98 of the Research Scientists and Terrestrial Biologists corresponded with 12 Research Scientists and 23 Terrestrial Biologists, 12 of which currently work in government agencies – who perused 85 EA’s, 38 Technical Reports and Range Studies, numerous budgets, pre-plans for Public Land Management and implementation from both administrative and management plans, court documentation, legislative documents, et al agreed with the statement that the authors of such material must go back to the drawing board and begin again. Conclusion The obvious benefit of developing a quality environment on our Public Lands is and remains questionable, at best especially from those currently responsible for doing such and their ongoing incompetent and irresponsible behavior. As taxpayers we have a voice in this decision making process, despite the fact legislators and special interest groups would prefer the general public to “not” have a say in what these government agencies are doing with our Public Lands and America’s Heritage, the Wild Horse Herds! It is time for a change. .
Louie C 08/19/2014 2:59 AM
This report is a “must read” for everyone involved with Wild Horses and Burros: WILD HORSES — THE STRESS OF CAPTIVITY Bruce Nock, PhDWashington University School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and of Anatomy and Neurobiology, St. Louis, MO 63110, USALiberated HorsemanshipLiberatedHorsemanship.com http://www.liberatedhorsemanship.com/Bru ces_Books_files/Wild20Horse 20Stress.pdf So let me tell you what happens to a wild horse’s physiology when he/she suffers the severe stress, trauma, of being chased and sequestered into captivity. Then, I’ll tell you what some of the consequences are. I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say, as gathers are routinely done in the USA, if a wild horse doesn’t die straight off from the immediate devastation and commotion, it compromises him/her physically and mentally, putting him on a path of accelerated deterioration
Louie C 08/19/2014 3:07 AM
Wild Hoofbeats: Americas Vanishing Wild Horses http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=_mSwvUMt_rI



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