With horse packing on hold at Sequoia-Kings Canyon NPs, outfitters worry about lost season of bookings

Horse packing in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks is on hold because a San Francisco judge says the parks are violating the federal Wilderness Act.

The issue percolated for years before exploding last month, leaving packers one chance in May to forestall a ban that many say will cripple their industry.

Wednesday, Rep. Devin Nunes stoked the fire by blaming the Obama administration for caving to environmentalists and not pushing for a compromise.

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