Massacre Lake HMA
Likely descended from local ranching stock, the horses demonstrate traits from a variety of breeds. They come in solid colors, in general.
Location: The Massacre Lakes Herd Management Area lies in northern Washoe County, NV. It is approximately 30 miles east of Cedarville, CA.
Size: 39,942 acres
Topography/Vegetation: The northern two-thirds of the HMA has a gentle slope with a southern aspect dissected by shallow drainage courses. The southern third of the HMA is a shallow alkali lake. Vegetation consists primarily of juniper and low sage with bluegrass, squirreltail and needlegrass in the understory.
Wildlife: Pronghorn, mule deer and sage grouse are common in the area.