I have received many complaints in the last few weeks about the very large herd wandering the West Bench recently. And, when looking at this site, I see that my last update on the horse problem was a year ago. So what has happened in the past year?
On the surface not much. But under the surface there has been some significant progress within the PIB to address this issue.
First some background: When talking to people (often upset people) about the horse issue, they inevitably point out that the RDOS or the PIB should "do something." Fair enough. But the problem, as I have pointed out in the past, is that it is not obvious to me what this "something" should be. At bottom, the situation boils down to this: