U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Fox Hog Herd Management Area (CA-263)
LOCATION: The Fox Hog Herd Management Area is located approximately 45 miles southwest of Cedarville, CA in Washoe County, NV.
ACREAGE: 119,000 acres are managed for wild horses
ELEVATION: 5,300 feet to 8,000 feet
TOPOGRAPHY/VEGATATION: Topography consists of rolling mountains with large plateaus. Vegetation consists of big and low sage with squirreltail, Idaho fescue and bluegrass in the understory.
WILDLIFE: Pronghorn, chukar and sage grouse are the major wildlife species. Bighorn sheep also occur at the north end of the HMA.
HERD SIZE: 120 to 220 head
HORSE COLORS: Bay, Black and Brown
SIZE OF HORSES: 14-16 hands and 900-1200 pounds
HISTORY: The area contains horses from a variety of breeds with some displaying draft horse characteristics.
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