Wall Canyon Herd Management Area (CA-265)

LOCATION:   The Wall Canyon Herd Management Area is located 46 miles east of Cedarville, CA. The area lies in both Washoe and Humboldt Counties of Nevada.
 
ACREAGE:     49,000 acres are managed for wild horses
 
ELEVATION: 5,500 feet to 6,500 feet
 
TOPOGRAPHY/VEGATATION:       Topography consists of rolling hills and plateaus dissected by a few perennial creeks. Major vegetation species are low and big sage with bluegrass, squirreltail and needlegrass in the understory.
 
WILDLIFE: Mule deer, pronghorn antelope and sage grouse are the dominant wildlife species in the area.
 
HERD SIZE:    15 to 25 head
 
HORSE COLORS:      Black and Bay with some piebalds
 
SIZE OF HORSES:     14-16 hands and 900-1100 pounds
 
HISTORY:       The wild horses in this area likely originated from historical ranching stock.
 
Horses from Wall Canyon Herd Management AreaHorses from Wall Canyon Herd Management Area
 

Wall Canyon Herd Management Area map 

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