Wild Horses of Nevada

May 4, 2021 at 10:48 am (Nevada, Wild Horses of the Southwest) (, )

Wild horses of Fish Springs area, Gardnerville, Nevada.

I have had a deep love of horses since I was a girl, and even though I rarely got to ride one, I have been fortunate to spend time with the “wild” horses of Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area in northwestern Colorado when I worked as a seasonal park ranger at Dinosaur National Monument in 2014.

Wild horses of Fish Springs area, Gardnerville, Nevada.

The horses there have several Facebook fan pages, with people (generally women) who know every horse’s lineage, age, habits, and name. Yes, they all get names. I was pleased to discover that there are herds in Nevada which also have Facebook fan pages and the same love from hundreds, if not thousands, of people who may not have even seen them in person.

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