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Carter Reservoir Herd Management Area (CA-269)

LOCATION:   The Carter Reservoir Herd Management Area is located in Washoe County, NV with a small portion in Modoc County, CA.
 
ACREAGE:     23,000 acres are managed for wild horses
 
ELEVATION: 4,900 feet to 6,600 feet
 
TOPOGRAPHY/VEGATATION: Topography in this HMA ranges from gently rolling hills to steep rocky slopes. Juniper occurs in the higher elevations. Other vegetation includes big and low sage with bluegrass, squirreltail, needlegrass and Idaho fescue.
 
WILDLIFE: Pronghorn, mule deer, and chukar are the dominant wildlife species.
 
HERD SIZE:    25 to 35 head
 
HORSE COLORS:      Dun, Blue Corn and Grulla with dorsal stripes, barred or striped legs and dark points
 
SIZE OF HORSES:     14-16 hands and 900-1100 pounds
 
HISTORY:       This area contains horses thought to originate from Spanish stock. Long thick manes and tails along with the distinctive markings are all signs of the old Spanish stock.
 
Horses in Carter Herd Management AreaStallion in Carter Herd Management Area
 Carter Reservoir Herd Management Area
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