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Herds of wild horses and burros are found out through the western US and also reside in the Black Rock Desert area.


The horses and burros found in the area are feral, that is, they are descended from domestic animals.  During the 1950's, horses and burros were roundup and sent to the slaughter house for use in pet food.  [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velma_Bronn_Johnston Velma Bronn Johnston] (also known as Wild Horse Annie) became involved in the plight of the wild horse and was instrumental in a the passage of a series of laws that determined how wild horses were treated.  In the 1950's, [http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/digital_collections/exhibits/bohemians/bundy/ Gus Bundy] took photos of a roundup on the Black Rock Desert.


http://www.mustangs4us.com/Adopt%20Section/winnemuccadist.htm mustangs4us.com/Adopt%20Section/winnemuccadist.htm Information about BLM adoptions "author, Nancy Kerson www.mustangs4us.com "
Today, the BLM rounds up horses and burros and puts them up for adoption. These animals are no longer used for pet foodHowever, there is controversy about how the animals are herded and gathered.  


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The movie [[Motion Pictures|The Misfits]], starring Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift features cowboys who are rounding up horses.  In the climactic roundup scene, Marilyn Monroe's character has a conflict with the cowboys about the roundup.
NV201 Snowstorm Mountains
 
NV202 Osgood
==See Also==
NV205 Slumbering Hills
* [http://blackrockdesert.org/friends/BLM/wild-horses Friends of the Black Rock/High Rock Wild Horses page]
NV206 Krum Hills
* [http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/whbprogram.html BLM National Wild Horse and Burro Program]
NV203 Hot Springs
** [http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/nv/field_offices/winnemucca_field_office/programs/wild_horse___burro.Par.75828.File.dat/Mustang_Country_final070313_ver3.pdf Mustang Country Wild Horses and Burros: Herd Management Areas near the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area] BLM PDF describing the program.
NV204 Bloody Runs
* [http://www.mustangs4us.com/ Mustangs 4 Us]
NV207 Eugene Mtns
* [http://www.lvrj.com/hottopics/wildhorses/Wild-Horses.html Las Vegas Review-Journal Wild Horses Page]
NV208 Jackson Mtns
* [http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/spphotos&CISOPTR=567&CISOBOX=1&REC=12 Gus Bundy photo of wild horses running] The location is said to be the Black Rock Desert, but it could be the Smoke Creek Desert
NV209 Black Rock East
NV210 McGee Creek
NV211 Antelope Range
NV212 Selenite
NV213 Truckee Range
NV214 Kamma Mtns
NV215 Lava Beds
NV216 Seven Troughs
NV217 Blue Wing Mtns
NV218 Shawave
NV219 Nightingale
NV220 Buffalo Hills
NV221 Granite Range
NV223 Sonoma Range
NV222 Calico Mountains
NV223 Sonoma Range
NV224 Humboldt
NV225 East Range
NV226 Warm Springs Canyon
NV227 Black Rock West
NV228 Fox-Lake
NV230 South Slumbering Hills
NV231 Tobin Range
NV232 Trinity Range
NV233 Lower Paradise Valley
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Revision as of 16:28, 6 November 2012

Herds of wild horses and burros are found out through the western US and also reside in the Black Rock Desert area.

The horses and burros found in the area are feral, that is, they are descended from domestic animals. During the 1950's, horses and burros were roundup and sent to the slaughter house for use in pet food. Velma Bronn Johnston (also known as Wild Horse Annie) became involved in the plight of the wild horse and was instrumental in a the passage of a series of laws that determined how wild horses were treated. In the 1950's, Gus Bundy took photos of a roundup on the Black Rock Desert.

Today, the BLM rounds up horses and burros and puts them up for adoption. These animals are no longer used for pet food. However, there is controversy about how the animals are herded and gathered.

The movie The Misfits, starring Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift features cowboys who are rounding up horses. In the climactic roundup scene, Marilyn Monroe's character has a conflict with the cowboys about the roundup.

See Also