Hiding behind a jute fence, a cowboy watches as a helicopter drives wild horses into a trap. A “Judas” horse that is trained to run into a corral dupes the frightened horses into following. A gate slams shut and they are captured in a Bureau of Land Management roundup.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Mustangs: Spirit of the Shrinking West_National Geographic magazine 2/2009