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BLM trapping isolated horses between Brunswick Canyon and Carson River

An isolated herd of 11 wild horses is being trapped and moved to the Stewart Conservation Camp’s horse-adoption program.The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is trapping the horses for a variety of reasons, although public safety is paramount, Field Manager Leon Thomas said. Five have been caught.When a car hits a horse, the impact generally totals the vehicle and leaves the horse dead or dying. It also can kill or severely harm the driver.Two horses were killed and a Saturn convertible was totaled when it hit them in the early morning on Highway 395 through Washoe Valley on Nov. 28, …

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