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A group of wild horses in the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area. Photo by Kyle Sullivan.

Piceance-East Douglas HMA

Horses within the HMA are similar in size and temperament to quarter horses, and some resemble work horses. Typical colors are bay, gray, sorrel and black. A few horses are also other colors like roan and buckskin.

Location: The Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area is in northwest Colorado, southwest of Meeker and east of State Highway 139.

Size: 190,130 acres

Topography/Vegetation: Mostly rolling hills of pinyon-juniper and sage. 

Wildlife: Wildlife living in the area include mule deer, elk, badgers and a variety of birds. 

AML:  135-235

Horses peer at the camera in the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area. Photo by Kyle Sullivan