Where did the wild horses removed from Sand Wash Basin go? A Colorado state prison.
Mustang advocates who wanted the horses to remain free now are frustrated by a lack of access to holding pens at the prison. One beloved horse was euthanized.
Northwest Colorado wild horse roundup ends with 70% of the herd removed from Sand Wash Basin
About 100 fewer horses than expected were rounded up via helicopter after national outcry and a plea from Gov. Jared Polis
Wild horse roundup in northwest Colorado begins as BLM tries to gather 733 mustangs
The federal Bureau of Land Management is removing 80% of the wild horses in Sand Wash Basin after drought-stricken rangeland turns to “moon dust”
BLM to remove 80% of wild mustang herd from Sand Wash Basin in Colorado’s second helicopter roundup of the summer
The federal Bureau of Land Management intends to remove 733 horses from the northwestern Colorado rangeland despite protest from Gov. Jared Polis and horse advocates.