Feral Horses

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Calk - Horseshoeing Theories and Debates
... Horseshoes have always been viewed as an aid to assist horses' hooves when subjected to the various unnatural conditions brought about by domestication ... Countless generations of domestic horses bred for size, color, speed, and many other traits with little regard for hoof quality and soundness make some breeds more dependent on horseshoes than ... Nonetheless, domestic horses do not always require shoes ...
Feral Horse
... A feral horse is a free-roaming horse of domesticated ancestry ... As such, a feral horse is not a wild animal in the sense of an animal without domesticated ancestors ... However, some populations of feral horses are managed as wildlife, and these horses often are popularly called "wild" horses ...
Nokota Horse - History
... The Nokota horse developed in the southwestern corner of North Dakota, in the Little Missouri River Badlands ... Feral horses were first encountered by ranchers in the 19th century, and horses from domestic herds mingled with the original feral herds ... Ranchers often crossbred local Indian ponies, Spanish horses from the southwest, and various draft, harness, Thoroughbred and stock horses to make hardy, useful ...
Danube Delta Horse
... Danube Delta horse refers to a population of feral horse found in and around Letea Forest, located in the Danube Delta, between the Sulina and Chilia branches of Danube ... About 3600 feral horses live in the Danube Delta, 2000 in the Letea nature reserve, where on one hand, they are among the last remaining "wild" (feral) horses living at large on the European continent ... Although feral horses have existed for hundreds of years in the region, their number greatly increased after the collective farms were closed down in ...

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