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Theodore Roosevelt National Park is home to just under 200 wild horses. It is the only national park with horses living in it, making the park that much more unique. Today’s conversation with photographer and wild horse advocate, Christine Kman, will inform us of the National Park’s ongoing plan to eliminate the entire herd of horses. This is something they have tried to do since the horses were fenced in back during the 1940s.
Christine lives in Medora, North Dakota, the southern gateway to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. A frequent visitor for years, she and her husband began photographing the wildlife and beauty found within as a hobby. For the last 2 years, they have been learning about, documenting, and advocating for the wild horses in this area.
Tune in this week and find out how you can help save the wild horses of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. People have the misconception that with all the support that we have, even from the state of North Dakota government, the horses are saved. They’re not. We’re still fighting to keep the beautiful horses in their home, to live free, and be enjoyed by our future generations.
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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
- Why Christine Kman took up advocating for the wild horses.
- What fertility experimentation consists of and why has it lasted so long.
- About wild horse management in the park, including controversial methods.
- Who supports saving the wild horses (it’s just not the public).
- How federal overreach imperils the fate of the horses.
Listen to the Full Episode:
Featured on the Show:
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- Living Images by Carol Walker
- Wild Hoofbeats Blog
- Wild Hoofbeats: America’s Vanishing Wild Horses by Carol Walker
- American Wild Horse Campaign
- Chasing Horses Wild Horse Advocates: Facebook | Instagram
- Chasing Horses
- EA Talking Points and where to comment
- NOTE: The Deadline for Submitting Comments to the EA has been extended until November 24, 2023.
- The photos in this episode’s post, including the cover art, are by Christine Kman