It’s an area where wild horses lived, but because of massive human involvement, the natural order has been all but extinguished.
The advocates work hard to keep up appearances but the critical observer will notice
- Unexpected injuries
- Few if any foals
- Abnormal sex ratios
- Decreasing herd sizes
Examples include Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Assateague Island, Currituck Outer Banks, Salt River, Virginia Range, Little Book Cliffs WHR, McCullough Peaks HMA and Pine Nut Mountains HA.
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Here Areas as well as HMA have been zeroed out. That is extinction, a fatal flaw in the Resource Management plans such as the Coyote Canyon Herd Area. Please request your Congressional reps instruct BLM to include protection for wild equids as a RESOURCE in order to amend fatally flawed BLM Resource Management plans. (RMPs) ESA criteria mandate the protection of a special status native American species (RESOURCE https://phys.org/news/2021-05-ancient-horse-dna-reveals-gene.html.
In Mar of 2016 Karen.Miner@wildlife.ca.gov stated, “ When and if available scientific information convinces the experts that determine the checklist of native species to North America that Equus caballus should be considered as an indigenous species, they will make the change in the next revision to the list.” YET to date, all responsible agencies have blatantly ignored the widely published mitochondrial DNA evidence of origin and geographic distinctions
The court in Mt. States v Hodel found that “In structure and purpose, the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act is nothing more than a land-use regulation enacted by Congress to ensure the survival of a particular species of wildlife. As a RESOURCE, sufficient habitat for wild equids must be included in RESOURCE Management Plans, a NEPA requisite.