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The first family of Ocracoke is not human, but equine. Hart discusses the existence of wild horses on this area of North Carolina's Outer Banks from their Spanish ancestors to the modern herd.
The ponies on Ocracoke have been around for centuries. Some myths which have evolved around them say no one knows where they came from; the animals are wild; the animals are ponies; and the horses are unique to Ocracoke. Bragdon explores some of the more popular myths, such as these, and some 20th-century facts.