Seven riders have left on horse-back in a brumby-saving mission in the alpine area.
The horsemen and women, along with a dog, left Omeo on Thursday in an attempt to run as many wild horses onto Phil Maguire's property before culling begins on June 1.
IN OTHER NEWS:
Mr Maguire achieved a stay of execution in the Supreme Court of Victoria this week to halt Parks Victoria's cull.
The case is back on Tuesday.
The group is also planning "peaceful protests" in Melbourne on Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, June 2.