Chincoteague Pony

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  • Chincoteague Ponies Research Paper

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    Since the Chincoteague ponies have lived on Assateague Island, Virginia since the early 1600s, they have become well adapted to the harsh environment there. The temperatures are extreme in summer and winter. The ponies have a very limited diet consisting mostly of salty marsh grasses. Because of the high salt content, the ponies drink twice as much water fresh water as normal horses. This extra amount of water combined with high salt diet causes the ponies’ bellies to swell. This bloated appearance

  • Horses of the Wild West and the World Essay

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    toughest breeds in the world. The islands of Chincoteague and Assateague are inhabited by wild stock. Majority of the ponies live on Assateague, which is now a National Park. In 1933 the islands were managed by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department, who looked after the well-being of the ponies. The Federal Fish and Wildlife Service was introduced to the islands in 1943, to protect the wild fowl and seabird populations. The needs of the ponies were not entirely compatible with the needs of

  • Sample Resume : ' Daily Soap ' Essay

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    Eva Anguiano Equine 2 Weekly SOAP 1 April 25, 2015 Complete signalment: “Dusty” 17 year old, 500lbs (estimated), Shetland Pony gelding Presenting complaint: Require EWT and F/R vaccination History: Dusty has been living in a stall in a barn with more than 15 horses. He is primarily a pet. He has been eating, drinking, urinating, and defecating normally with no changes in behavior noted by his owner. No history of laminitis. Examination: BAR, stressed reaction when restrained for vaccines

  • Remembering Grandpa Essay

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    of the white star with her fingers. The man just nodded, amused at his granddaughter’s antics. This was a game that the two of them had been playing for quite some time. The child loved horses, but because she lived within the city limits and had no pony of her own, she had developed an imaginary horse. She loved to tell her Grandpa about Midnight galloping across the snow or jumping over tall fences. However, no one else had the privilege of hearing these stories. Midnight was a secret that the girl

  • Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

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    Busy. The terminal became backed with hundreds upon hundreds of ponies, each trotting towards their flight or to family members they hadn’t seen in weeks. The sight of loved ones leaving out the door brought a smile to my face as I turned my attention back to the list of flight numbers. Ours, mine and my sisters, flight was still several minutes before a pony would began to let us board. A slow long breath calmed me down from my excitement. There was lot I was leaving behind, but none of it was

  • The Abaco Barb Horse Came From Europe, And Spain

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    capacity, because they lived in the desert. The Banker horse is from the United States. There homes are in North Carolina on the outer banks on the coast. The banker is a stout horse. These horses are now used for trail riding. The Shetland pony is from the United Kingdom in Scotland. These horses are very small, and have very thick main, and tails to protect them from the harsh climate. They have very sturdy legs, and hooves. These are very stout, and stocky horses. “There are some 200

  • Classification Of Horses Research Paper

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    of transportation for many. People from almost every corner of the globe have owned horses for one reason or another, and it is for this reason that there are now so many different breeds. However, all horses fall into one of three main categories: pony, light, and heavy classifications. If you are unfamiliar with horse breeds, this is a good starting place. From this point, some people like to further classify horses into the subcategories such as draft horses, gaited horses, and warmbloods. So

  • Guide Horses Research Paper

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    cember 2015 Miniature Guide Horses There is a critical shortage of guide animals for the blind and guide horses are an appropriate assistance animal for thousands of visually impaired people in the USA. In early experiments, Guide Horses have shown great promise as a mobility option, and people who have tried Guide Horses report that the Guide Horses perform exceptionally well at keeping their person safe. These friendly horses provide an experimental alternative

  • Descriptive Animal Animals

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    were filled with exotic birds and some other rabbits. In some of the pens inside the auction barn, they had pigs, goats, sheep, and emus. The outside pens had a variety of cow breeds like the shaggy highlanders and brahmas. There were also horses, ponies, alpacas, buffalo, and llamas. We alway arrive early, so people are still coming in with animals they would be auctioning off that day. My Mom and I went into the auction barn to see if they had anything interesting out there that we might like

  • Descriptive Essay On Exotic Animals

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    were filled with exotic birds and some other rabbits. In some of the pens inside the auction barn, they had pigs, goats, sheep, and emus. The outside pens had a variety of cow breeds like the shaggy Highlanders and Brahmas. There were also horses, ponies, alpacas, buffalo, and llamas. We always arrive early, so people are still coming in with animals they would be auctioning off that day. My Mom and I went into the auction barn to see if they had anything interesting out there that we might like

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