Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang, America's Horse (Kobo eBook)
The “insightful [and] even-handed” (Outside) story of a heroic animal whose existence is in danger.
The wild horse, popularly known as the mustang, is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: freedom, independence, the bedrock ideals of the nation. But in modern times it has become entangled in controversy and bureaucratic mismanagement, and now its future is imperiled. In Wild Horse Country, Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter David Philipps traces the rich history of wild horses in America and investigates the shocking dilemma they pose in our own time.