NOT MY VID - There has recently been an update added to this video about these horses.
Future of Salt River wild-horse herd unclearHorses roaming along the lower Salt River in
the Tonto National Forest have been dazzling enthusiasts and confounding
officials for years.
"These wild horses belong to the citizens of this great country,"
says horse advocate Becky Standridge, who has been tracking and
photographing the horses for more than a year. "They are inspiring and a
treasure. They are part of the American history."
But no government agency wants to claim the herd, which Standridge estimates between 75 and 100 horses.
The animals are not protected since federal officials consider the
herd feral. Equine advocates fear they might be rounded up, auctioned
off and possibly end up slaughtered as "trespass livestock."
"As long as the Forest Service declares these horses feral
By: Jonestown Punch
In: Regional News, Other Entertainment
Tags: salt, water, river, wild, horses, arizona, future, uncertain, wild, free
Location: Arizona, United States (load item map)
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