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October 25, 2012
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Wild horse round-up in Wassuk area to begin Nov. 3

Federal officials will begin rounding up wild horses from the Wassuk Herd Management Area on Nov. 3.

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Stillwater Field Office will gather approximately 500 wild horses and remove approximately 250 excess wild horses from the range. As many as 250 wild horses will be released back to the range following the gather. The gather area is located 12 miles southeast of Yerington, and west of Walker Lake. The gather is expected to last approximately 13 days.

"Horses removed from the Wassuk HMA will be available for adoption through the BLM Wild Horse …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 25, 2012 07:04PM Published Oct 25, 2012 07:00PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.