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. 

 Wild Horses in Fox Hog HMA

Wild Horses in Fox Hog HMA 

 

Fox Hog Herd Management Area map Fox Hog Herd Mangement Area map
Fox Hog Herd Management Area map 
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