DNA Testing of Currituck Wild Horses Underway

A story posted this morning by The News & Observer of Raleigh, NC said that mass testing has begun, with the goal of identifying the lineage of every horse on the island.

How are they obtaining genetic material from free-roaming horses?  Darts.

The results will be used to manage breeding, according to the report.

With this much human involvement, are the horses really wild?

Don’t forget the fertility control program.

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