A report by KPNX News of Phoenix indicates 25 horses confirmed dead with 25 missing and presumed dead.
That’s fifty wild horses that should be in the forest but aren’t.
To the west, at the Salt River, the losses are higher but nobody complains.
The woman interviewed for the story, ringleader of the Salt River Wild Horse Darting Group, denies life to an estimated 80 wild horses every year with the Montana Solution.
That’s eighty wild horses that should be there but aren’t. Every year.
To the north, on the Virginia Range, the losses are far greater.
Advocates with the Campaign Against America’s Wild Horses deny life to an estimated 600 wild horses every year with their safe, proven and reversible darting program.
That’s 600 wild horses that should be there but aren’t. Every year.
The same thing is happening at Onaqui, Sand Wash Basin, McCullough Peaks, Pine Nut Mountains, Piceance, Little Book Cliffs, Spring Creek Basin and Pryor Mountains.
Who’s the greater threat to wild horses? The advocates or the shooters?
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