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Why Do They Round Up Wild Horses on Shackleford Banks?

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The wild horses on Shackleford Banks, just off the coast of Carteret County, have survived there for 400 years. They are the descendants of horses brought by Spanish explorers. These tough animals have endured hurricanes, summer heat, insects, and a meager diet. Each year they are rounded up to take a count of the herd and to take blood samples to monitor diseases.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 32 Issue 7, July 2000, p20-21, il