SALT LAKE CITY - Wild horse advocates are celebrating the removal of nearly 200 horses from what is described as an abusive situation.
The Cloud Foundation visited a government holding facility in Utah and brought back video evidence of the poor conditions.
The horses were penned in an area that was filled knee-deep with mud, manure and urine. Some of the animals were extremely emaciated. One visitor witnessed a small bulldozer moving the horses from pen to pen.
The Cloud Foundation posted the video online and sent a copy to the Bureau of Land Management. The agency responded and admitted the conditions are unacceptable.
While changes are made, the BLM will move nearly 200 horses to a different facility.