Wild Horses and Burros

Wild Horse & Burro Herd Management Areas (HMAs)

  • The Vernal Field Office manages one herd area - Winter Ridge with a population of approximately 120 to 150.
  • The office also has one HMA in Hill Creek with an Appropriate Management Level (AML) herd set for 195 animals.
  • According to the Book Cliffs Resource Management Plan, there are 88,173 acres in the Hill Creek HMA and 46,500 acres in the Winter Ridge herd area.

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