Letters, Aug. 2, 1971

Mustang Roundup

Sir: Your article on the plight of the wild horse in America [July 12] was an excellent commentary on a disgusting situation. Perhaps we could convert our abundant supply of stray dogs into dog food, thereby sparing the wild horses and alleviating a growing menace to our cities. Of course, the glamour of a dog roundup could hardly match riding the range in a flat-bed truck.

EDGAR P. KLEY Knoxville, Tenn.

Sir: The mustangs' plight may thankfully be offset by the nation's horse producers, who are currently maintaining a horse-population growth rate...

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