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Clan Alpine HMA
Almost all horse colors are represented within this HMA including black, bay, sorrel, brown, palomino, light gray, grulla, roan and pinto. Heights range from 14 - 15 hands high
Location: This HMA is located approximately 60 miles East of Fallon, NV., within the Clan Alpine Mountains.
Size: The area consists of 298,064 acres of BLM land and 4,162 acres of a mix of private and other public lands for a total of 302,226 acres.
Topography/Vegetation: The topography of this HMA varies from hilly to mountainous. Elevations vary from 4,300 to 10,000 feet. During the summer temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit and plummet to below zero during the winter. The vegetation is dominated by sage brush and pinyon pine. Poa and Idaho fescue (both grasses) can be found thought the HMA. The average precipitation for this area is 6 - 20" annually, with a strong elevational influence.
Wildlife: Deer, elk, antelope, and mountain lion also live within the HMA. Lions occasionally prey on the young, old and sick horses.