LIGHT HORSE: MUSTANG
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CHARACTERISTICS AND TEMPERAMENT
what are they like?
medium sized, 14-15 hands, 56-60 in., weighs roughly 800 lbs
the ones that are removed from the wild require experienced handlers, but a gentled mustang can make a willing partner and a great family horse.
they are brave, courageous, spirited, and independent.
- lives up to 40 years
- the hurt or disabled are protected by the herd
- they are often called "the symbol of the american west"
- mustang "mestenos" which means owner-less or stray horses
- today nearly 41,000 mustangs are on public lands