Cedar & Onaqui Mountain Roundup – Feb. 2012

These photos are from the Onaqui/Cedar Mountain roundup in mid-February 2012 southwest of Salt Lake. Some photos are of the release of mares and stallions as well. All released mares were treated with PZP. All photos were taken by Lisa Friday.

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9 Responses to “Cedar & Onaqui Mountain Roundup – Feb. 2012”

  1. Lethie Lanham Says:

    So many beautiful horses.I wonder how many were injured in those pens. What a shame.

  2. Christi Says:

    Why were they taking the foal?? Hopefully it was to be sure it was with its mother, but the trailer looked empty. Please let me know.

  3. Kathryn Baker Says:

    Does anyone know what they were doing with the pinto colt? Where were they taking him?

  4. debbie catalina Says:

    petition on change.org started today to remove callie hendrickson from blm wild horse and burro advisory board.

    please spread the word to get as many supporters as possible to sign this petition

  5. Trish Says:

    At the roundup of the 3 herd areas, 580 horses were rounded up, 234 released with all the released mares being treated with pzp. There were 6 deaths.

  6. Janet Ferguson Says:

    So what geniuses carried out this one?

  7. DB Young Says:

    I have been photographing the Onaqui herd for over four years now and have become very familiar (and named) every horse in the herd. I must say I am a bit puzzled as to why they have done another roundup so soon after the the late 2009 roundup. My guess is that they wanted to sterilize the mares with PZP. Sadly, there has been a shortage of newborns after the 2009 roundup and the PZP administered then.

    I totally understand the need for intelligent management of our wild horse herds to prevent overpopulation. But, why another herd reduction (from 159 down to 120 horses) so soon?

    By the way, my images of the Onaqui herd are at http://www.pbase.com/muddyboots

  8. Janet Ferguson Says:

    DB Your images are wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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