Wild Herd Dispersed

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Controversy arose when feral horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota were culled for open auction (as opposed to BLM-type adoptions) in October 2000. The problem was that mares and stallions culled from the herd for auction carry North America's oldest and purest feral horse bloodlines. This isolated herd of horses is the surviving line of true "Indian ponies," documented

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