McCullough Peaks HMA

The animals tend to be moderate to large-sized and habitat conditions are such that the horses are in very good condition. The combination of size, conformation, coat colors and patterns, and excellent physical condition has become a draw for potential adopters and a matter of reputation for “McCullough Peaks” horses.  Colors include: bay, brown, black, sorrel, chestnut, white, buckskin, gray and palomino; blue, red and strawberry roan;  and pinto. 

Location: The McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area (HMA) encompasses over 120,000 acres, including the McCullough Peaks Wilderness Study Area.  The climate is typical of a cold desert with annual precipitation averaging five to nine inches. Stock reservoirs and intermittent streams fed by winter snows and spring runoff provide adequate water for the HMA. 

Size: 120,344 acres

Topography/Vegetation: Topography is highly variable, ranging from mostly flat to slightly rolling foothills carved by drainages, to colorful badlands and desert mountains featuring steep slopes, cliffs and canyons. 

AML: 70-140