Wild horses at a temporary holding facility in Nevada. (Photo: Bureau of Land Management/Flickr)
By Elizabeth Harrington
November 28, 2011
With more than 17,700 Border Patrol agents, 1,200 National Guard troops, federal agents, Border Enforcement Security Task Forces, Border Liaison Officers, intelligence analysts, mobile surveillance units and unmanned aerial systems, the federal government can add another weapon to its arsenal for securing the Southwest border – wild mustangs.