New Member Joins Ocracoke Pony Herd
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
The Ocracoke Pony herd has a new member!"Alonso," a three year old registered Spanish stallion from the Corolla Wild Horse herd, was recently adopted by the National Park Service (NPS) and transported to Ocracoke Island on February 2, 2012.
For more information link to the video:
or check the Corolla Wild Horse website at: http://www.corollawildhorses.org/
For park information regarding the Ocracoke Ponies check:http://www.nps.gov/caha/historyculture/ocracokeponies.htmor call 252-928-5111.
Did You Know?
In the 1700s, Ocracoke Inlet was one of the busiest inlets in the East. It was one of the few navigable waterways for ships accessing inland ports such as Elizabeth City, Edenton or New Bern. It was here that Blackbeard the pirate found the inlet's heavy shipping traffic ripe for easy pickings.