What is more important to consider- the estimated population of wild horses or the impact of wild horses on the National Park? or both?
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A summary of the 2014 aerial survey results as they relate to Kosciuszko National Park is now available.
NPWS draws together a range of evidence and seeks independent advice from animal welfare experts, wildlife ecologists, animal behavioural scientists and experienced horse handlers to develop and review the wild horse management plan. Dr Michelle Dawson, using scientific methods applied to species throughout the world, has studied the wild horses in the Snowy Mountains for over ten years.