FAQs

What is the purpose of a Friends Group?

The most successful National Parks are supporting by an active nonprofit Friends Group and or a dedicated cooperative association that work in partnership with the National Park Service to advance the mission of a specific park unit. Until January of 2008, Assateague Island National Seashore lacked a dedicated partnering organization with the sole purpose of encouraging the interpretive, educational, scientific, and management objectives of the National Seashore.

What is the Foster Horse Program?

The Foster A Horse Program was crated in an effort to preserve one of America's most loved wildlife treasures.  To learn more about the program, please click here!

What does my donation support?

Funds donated to this program will help to maintain a healthy horse population and preserve their naturally social behaviors. To learn more about the program, please click here!

How can I learn more about the wild Assateague horses?

Assateague Wild Horse Info

What are safe practices for viewing the horses?

How can I keep my food safe from the horses?