Four hundred years ago, a Spanish galleon wrecked offshore the barrier islands and seventeen ponies found refuge at Assateague Island. As the surrounding area slowly colonized, these ‘native' ponies on Assateague Island and the ones brought over by colonists intermingled, creating the stout breed that lives on today. Before 1924, th...
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