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Tampa Bay Beach Horse Ride Mess
 By Winniefield Park   •   5th Jul 2019   •   260 views   •   0 comments


Manure is also in the news along beaches in Florida. Horseback riders in the Tampa Bay area are being accused of fouling the water and destroying the natural beach habitat. Both private horse owners and tourist operations offering horseback riding on the beach are being blamed and nature lovers would like to see horses banned from the beaches.

But say the riders, the damage they do is insignificant compared to what the boaters do. Nature lovers are protesting manure on the beach and in the water and the trampling of sea grasses. The state environmental department is looking at the impacts and looking at possible solutions, especially in protected areas.
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