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Desatoya wild horse gather starts next week

The Bureau of Land Management will begin gathering horses from the Desatoya Herd Management Area on Aug. 16.

The BLM will gather approximately 450-525 wild horses. As many as 127 wild horses will be released back to the range following the gather. The gather area is located approximately 70 miles east of Fallon within Churchill and Lander counties.

Public observation opportunities will be offered each day of the gather. Anyone interested in observing the gather should call the Desatoya Gather information line at 885-6101 for the meeting location and time.

A population inventory conducted in July 2011 documented 543 wild …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 9, 2012 03:08PM Published Aug 9, 2012 02:55PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.