Horse Deaths on the Black Mesa Ranger District

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests provided results from the initial investigation of horse deaths. The ASNF continued the investigation based on a tip from the public about a possible 5th deceased horse. The most up-to-date and verified information confirmed:

  • 3 adult horses, including a mare in foal, found deceased on the scene.
  • 1 foal seriously injured and was humanely euthanized by the Forest Service.

Contact Information:

  • Tipline Navajo County Sheriff’s Office: 1-800-78 CRIME (27463).
  • Report a dead or injured horse, contact the Black Mesa Ranger District: 928-535-7300
  • Questions, contact the Apache-Sitgreaves NF’s Supervisor’s Office at 928-333-6280 or contact us (form)