Kosciuszko National Park
Managed by link:
National Parks & Wildlife Services (NPWS) https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/
Current Brumby plan:
https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/research-and-publications/publications-search/2008-kosciuszko-national-park-horse-management-plan (2008 horse plan)
Inhabited area for:
Over 200 years.
Population size 2020:
Approx.20,000 (last count 6,000)disputed by many local and others. Around 420 removed by trapping and trapping to continue under the 20
Kosciuszko Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018 is in operation see link https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/view/pdf/asmade/act-2018-24 per the Act, the Community and the Scientific advisory panels are now finalising their recommendations to the NSW Environment Minister.
Currently passive trapping for Rehomer collection, those not collected are sent to abattoirs.
Victorian Brumby Association (VBA)
ABA lobby position:
Retention of 3,000 – 5,000 total, in sustainable areas that ensure key sub Brumby populations (i.e. Kiandra) are retained at genetically viable levels.