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.
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