Volunteers Determine Breeding Patterns for Corolla Horses

Refer to the story posted today by the Charlotte Observer.  The contraceptive of choice is PZP and it’s applied to mares aged five or less and fifteen and older.

A few miles to the south, at Shackleford Banks, fertility control was stopped in 2009.

What’s the difference?

There is a rule in the unwritten code of wild horse advocacy that says you don’t participate in anything that results in fewer horses on the range.  Fertility control, however, seems to be an exception.  The code word is ‘humane management.’

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