November 21, 2023
Wild horses at the Tahoe Regional Industrial Center. (David Calvert/The Nevada Independent)
A few years ago, my aunt offered to host a family holiday gathering with one caveat — nobody could bring up politics at the dinner table. In Nevada, wild horses, and how they should be managed, is an equally polarizing topic. There’s no question they are beloved, but an information gap persists between land and wildlife managers and the public, as a Utah State University Extension study recently showed.