Nearly 200 Wild Horses Found Dead
This honestly makes me sick. How could this happen, and what can we do to stop it?
191 horses searching for water to survive, have been found dead. According to KTVB, they burrowed themselves in the mud and were too weak to escape.
This is a huge problem with the Navajo Nation and feral horses. To put things into perspective, 50,000 to 70,000 are on the Navajo Nation.
The dried up watering pond will be blocked as this has unfortunately become a seasonal issue.
Officials are working on several chapter resolutions for an emergency drought declaration, to utilize emergency funding and to withdraw five acres at the site.
The pictures at KTVB.com literally make me sick to my stomach. To think of what those poor horses went through before their death is horrific. I don't know what the answer is to this problem, but we've got to find a solution before it happens again.