Kosi Brumbies

Kosciuszko National Park

View Kosciuszko Brumby Gallery

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

Current position:          
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.

Culling methods:          
Currently passive trapping for Rehomer collection, those not collected are sent to abattoirs.

Stakeholder groups:      
Victorian Brumby Association (VBA)
Plus others

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.

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