Feral Horse

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The term “Feral Horse” refers to the free roaming horses that live in wild conditions, but are descended from domesticated ancestors – often called “wild” horses

The best-known examples are the American Mustang and the Australian Brumby, but there are many other populations worldwide

The term "Feral Horse" refers to the free roaming horses that live in wild conditions, but are descended from domesticated ancestors – often called "wild" horses

American Mustangs Running Wild & Free


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