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‘A Fed Horse is a Dead Horse’ Campaign Launched On Assateague
Source: The Dispatch
Publication Date: October 16, 2017

In an effort to protect the wild horses at Assateague Island National Seashore, a new campaign is aimed at keeping them away from human food. This week Assateague Island Alliance...

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Trying out the Assateague Horse ID app
Source: oceancity.com
Publication Date: July 28, 2017

I may have only moved to the Shore a few months ago, but I don’t think the beauty of the Assateague horses will ever get old to me. I’ve been to the island a few times before, but spotting a horse on the beach or...

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Assateague Island Alliance Launches Horse ID App
Source: Shorebread
Publication Date: June 21,2017

Just in time for summer, the Assateague Island Alliance has launched their new Assateague Horse ID app! Head on over to the app store, download the free “Horse ID” app, and then make your way out to Assateague Island to start identifying...

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Assateague Island Wild Horse Identification App to Launch Spring 2017
Source: YouTube - Delmarva Life
Publication Date: January 5, 2017

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Five Assateague Horse Foals To Be Named
Source: WBOC
Publication Date: October 26, 2016

Five new foals born to the Maryland herd of Assateague horses are in need of names. Naming rights contests are underway for the five foals, according to officials with the Assateague Island Alliance, or AIA. Each year, the...

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Assateague Horse Named After Young Cancer Victim
Source: The Dispatch
Publication Date: November 15, 2015

One of the latest additions to the herd of wild horses has a new proper name after a Phoenix, Md. woman won a contest and chose an appropriate moniker for the sorrel mare. Each year, the Assateague Island Alliance...

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Assateague Island Gets Its First Resident Artist
Source: delmarva now.
Publication Date: November 3, 2015

Grays, browns, yellows, greens and a touch of blue. Bit by bit, the paint on Karen McLain's canvas formed a common scene on Assateague Island, a horse grazing by the roadside...

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Old Notecards Reprinted To Mark Assateague Island Anniversary
Source: The Dispatch
Publication Date: December 30, 2014

Fans of Assateague Island National Seashore will have a chance to show their support in 2015 through the purchase of vintage notecards reprinted in honor of the park’s 50th anniversary. In January, vintage notecards featuring...

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Assateague Analyzing Feces To Gauge Horse Pregnancies; 29 Island Mares Being Tracked
Source: The Dispatch
Publication Date: November 20, 2014

While it certainly isn’t the most glamorous aspect of managing the famed wild horses on Assateague, a biological technician is spending much of November conducting pregnancy tests on many of the mares on the barrier island in an attempt to predict how many...

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