E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758
Feral Horse; Wild Horse
Family: Equidae
Photo of species

© Brian Klinkenberg  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #6770)

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Distribution of Equus caballus in British Columbia.
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British Columbia is home to several herds of feral horses. Feral horses are an introduced species in BC and are sometimes seen in areas around Oliver and Merrit, and feral horses are well known in the Chilcotin.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
ExoticSNAExoticNot Listed
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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-05-28 7:37:41 PM]
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