PHOENIX — If you’ve seen a wild horse roaming the Salt River area in the past year or so, it might have been Ducey.
That’s right, there’s a Salt River wild horse named after Arizona’s governor.
The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group — a nonprofit organization dedicated to monitoring, studying and protecting the horses living in the Tonto National Forest — said Ducey was the first foal born in 2017.
He was named after Doug Ducey because of how much the governor has helped the animals. In 2016, human Ducey signed the Salt River Wild Horse Act, which was designed to protect the horses and allow them to continue roaming freely.
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