The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office will hold the Winter Ridge Herd Area (HA) Wild Horse Gather on September 9 through September 11, 2011.

The BLM is planning on gathering and removing approximately 150 excess wild horses from the Winter Ridge Herd Area vicinity beginning on September 9 through September 11, 2011. As outlined in the 2008 Vernal Resource Management Plan, all wild horses gathered in this area will be permanently removed from the HA.