Tag: Fort Polk

Preliminary Genetic Analysis Reveals Fort Polk Horses have Strong Spanish Associations, Unique in Remaining Wild Herds

Source: PEGA How could the Army have gotten it so very wrong? Preliminary genetic analysis from random samplings of generationally wild, free roaming horses at Fort Polk in Louisiana confirm heavy Spanish association. While  variables weigh into genetic testing results, the Fort Polk horses consistently pair with Puerto Rican […]

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Freedom for 17 Fort Polk Horses

By Amy Hanchey After months in the making 17 wild horses from Fort Polk , Louisiana completed the long journey to Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary on Saturday September 15th, 2018. These 17 horses were part of the May 2018 Round Up. Circumstances surrounding this round up are explained in […]

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Louisiana’s Wild and Free Roaming Horses

“The remarkable beauty of one of Louisiana’s best kept secrets is threatened” Local reporter, Rickie Smith, from The Leesville Leader, has published an article about the unique herds of wild horses seen on Peason Ridge. The article, Wild Horses Embedded in Peason History   highlights the uniqueness of the […]

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