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By David Martin

BLM seeks comment on horse plan


David Martin

A pair of wild horses graze on White Mountain near Pilot Butte Friday afternoon. A proposal by the Bureau of Land Management would see the herd being left alone, though other herds in Southwest Wyoming would be removed.

A plan to manage wild horses in Southwestern Wyoming will result in many herds being removed from lands they're currently living on if approved by the Bureau of Land Management.

This new management plan, if approved, will see the forced removal of herds in many locations throughout Southwest Wyoming, leaving the herd living near Pilot Butte and the Wild Horse Loop Tour in the White Mountain Herd Management Area unaffected. Initially, the plan was to render the herd a non-reproducing herd, but the BLM has shifted away from that course of action.

The BLM did seek public comment about several...

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