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Red Desert Complex Roundup 2018

Day 4 of the Green Mountain wild horse roundup. The BLM has been chasing hundreds of horses with helicopters and rounding them up. Yesterday two foals died of what they are calling “capture shock” which is a brand new term this year.

They ran them to death is what happened. It was over 90 degrees and the choppers forced them all to run and run for miles and miles, up and down hilly terrain and the tiny foals could not keep up with their mothers.


LATEST UPDATE: 7 horses killed, 4 of those were young foals.

A friend of mine took this video; the foal you see lost and confused at the end was found dead the next morning.


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Taken on August 7, 2018