BLM wild horse ecosantuary granted to cattle rancher and former Wyoming State Veterinarian

Straight from the Horse's Heart

BLM has just sweetened the gig for working cattle ranch, Double D Ranch.  Besides selling livestock, Double D Ranch sells horses.  It seems that Dwayne Oldham, who owns and leases parts of Double D Ranch, is a former Wyoming State Veterinarian and Wyoming Livestock Boardmember.

It also seems that BLM gave the okay to a wild horse ecosanctuary in an area where there has been a shortage of water.  In a 2013 article in Wyofile.com, it states “For the second year in a row, the Washakie Reservoir on the Wind River Indian Reservation is empty long before the irrigation season ends for farmers and ranchers downstream.”  And It cost us $150,000 last year, and this year it will be $100,000,” said Dwayne Oldham, who raises hay to feed cattle within the Wind River Irrigation District.We sold 100 cows and weaned calves…

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