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Feral Horses - Brumby, Chincoteague Pony, Mustang, Banker Horse, Caja del Rio, Welsh Pony and Cob, Sorraia, Exmoor Pony, Kaimanawa Ho (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
Feral Horses - Brumby, Chincoteague Pony, Mustang, Banker Horse, Caja del Rio, Welsh Pony and Cob, Sorraia, Exmoor Pony,...
Feral Horses - Brumby, Chincoteague Pony, Mustang, Banker Horse, Caja del Rio, Welsh Pony and Cob, Sorraia, Exmoor Pony,...

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Feral Horses - Brumby, Chincoteague Pony, Mustang, Banker Horse, Caja del Rio, Welsh Pony and Cob, Sorraia, Exmoor Pony, Kaimanawa Ho (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Brumby, Chincoteague Pony, Mustang, Banker horse, Caja del Rio, Welsh Pony and Cob, Sorraia, Exmoor Pony, Kaimanawa horse, Pottok, Feral horse, Namib Desert Horse, Dartmoor Pony, Coffin Bay Pony, Sable Island Pony, Kiger Mustang, Danube Delta horse, Misaki. Excerpt: A Brumby is a free-roaming feral horse in Australia. Although found in many areas around the country, the best-known brumbies are found in the Australian Alps region in south-eastern Australia. Today, most of them are found in the Northern Territory, with the second largest population in Queensland. A group of Brumbies is known as a "mob" or "band." Brumbies are the descendants of escaped or lost horses, dating back in some cases to those belonging to the early European settlers, including the "Capers" from South Africa, Timor Ponies from Indonesia, British pony and draught horse breeds, and a significant number of Thoroughbreds and Arabians. Today they live in many places, including some National Parks. Occasionally they are mustered and domesticated for use as campdrafters, working stock horses on farms or stations, but also as trail horses, show horses, Pony Club mounts and pleasure horses. They are the subject of some controversy-regarded as a pest and threat to native ecosystems by environmentalists and the government, but also valued by others as part of Australia's heritage, with supporters working to prevent inhumane treatment or extermination, and rehoming Brumbies who have been captured. The term brumby refers to a feral horse in Australia. Its first recorded use in print is in the Australasian magazine from Melbourne in 1880, which said that brumbies were the bush name in Queensland for 'wild' horses. In 1885, the Once a Month magazine suggested that brumbies was a New South Wales term, and the poet Banjo Paterson stated in the introduction fo...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-18382-4
Barcode: 9781155183824
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LSN: 1-155-18382-7

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