What is Water Trapping?

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    01-16-2012, 01:27 PM
Smile What is Water Trapping?

I didn't know where else to put this ()

I was wondering what water trapping was. I was on the BLM's site looking at their schedule for this year and one of them mentioned that water-trapping was going to be used. I have no clue what that is. Just wondering!
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    01-16-2012, 01:45 PM
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MY guess is they build some sort of enclosure around a water source & trap the horses when they come to drink?
    01-16-2012, 02:53 PM
Yes, they set up a pen around a water hole or mineral block and eventually the horses end up trusting it, go in it, and then a person would close it with a remote usually...
    01-16-2012, 03:19 PM
It sounds better than running them to death with helicopters like they do around here in Nevada.
    01-16-2012, 03:58 PM
Originally Posted by cmarie    
It sounds better than running them to death with helicopters like they do around here in Nevada.
That's for sure.


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