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Died: January 2019
Sire: M8 “Ted”, bay pinto
Dam: N6B “Buffy”, chestnut pinto
Color: Bay pinto
Longest time spent with one band: Nine years with N6EIM “Connie”
Usual range: Pope Island and vicinity, and was occasionally seen in the campgrounds during the summer.
Interesting tidbits: Bessy Twister was named for her tornado-shaped blaze, which she passed on to her daughter Samantha. She lived near the state line and Pope Island all her life, and spent the rest of her life with Samantha.
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All donations support the wild horse management program which includes funding for Horse Management interns, food storage solutions for visitors, and educational supplies and materials to help people understand the negative long term impacts caused by interfering with the natural diet and behavior of the wild Assateague horses.