Assateague’s Foals of 2016

This year four new Assateague foals were born to the Maryland herd on Assateague Island. Let’s take a look at each of these foals, see what they look like, who their moms are, and what their numbers are. The first foal born was a colt. The National Park Service named him N2BHS-O. What kind of name…

Assateague’s New Foal

Each year, new foals are born on Assateague Island. Assateague Island National Seashore officials always make an announcement, and this spring was no different when the Maryland herd grew to 93 ponies with the birth of a bay pinto foal they named, N6BMT-FN. Why is she called N6BMT-FN? Back in the 1970s, the National Park Service began naming new…

Level 2 Workbook, Section 1: Mustang Brands

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Section 1 of the Horse Lover’s Math Level 2 Workbook is here! Kids learn about the coding systems used by the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service to manage herds of some of America’s wild horses.

Maryland’s Historic Horse Trail

People living in the state of Maryland sure are lucky. The Maryland Historic Horse Trails program offers a driving route for horse loving visitors. Eleven key spots with historic importance in the horse world have been organized into the “Horses at the Beach” tour. Let’s go along for the ride! The first stop on the trail is…

Winning Dream Pony Bid

Caroline Butler of Keymar, Md., set her eyes on her dream pony –a red-and-white Chincoteague colt with a white diamond marking on his forehead. She began working to earn money by mowing grass and cleaning horse stalls. 1. In four months she saved $1,500. On average how much did she earn each month? The 15-year-old’s…