New Ravendale Herd Management Area (CA-243)
LOCATION: The New Ravendale Herd Management Area is located near the town of Ravendale, CA in Lassen County, CA and is bordered on the east by Highway 395.
ACREAGE: 27,500 acres are managed for wild horses
ELEVATION: 5,300 feet to 6,000 feet
TOPOGRAPHY/VEGATATION: Terrain consists of rolling hills with sagebrush/juniper/grass type vegetation. Mountain mahogany occurs in patched, generally on north slopes.
WILDLIFE: Wildlife in the area includes mule deer, mountain lions, coyote, bob cats, antelope, various rodents and many different species of birds.
HERD SIZE: 25 head
HORSE COLORS: Brown and Bay
SIZE OF HORSES: 14-16 hands and 900-1100 pounds
HISTORY: The wild horses in this area likely originated from historical ranching stock consisting on both draft and light breeds.
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