The organization is working with the U.S. Forest Service to come to an agreement on working together to manage these horses and was lucky when they were given authorization to help the abandoned baby.
Saving the baby wild horse
"We always have 10 volunteers around the river," Netherlands said. "When something happens we immediately go to the area."
Some members of the public tried to intervene. "They literally stepped in between the baby and the stallion," Netherlands said.
Because they are wild animals, it is impossible to predict what they will do. SRWHMG waited two more hours to see if the band of horses would return and accept the baby it left behind. It never did.