Six Indian Horses: Mustangs

Six Indian Horses: Mustangs

Mustang

  1. Mustangs are wild or feral horses that have descended from Spanish stock.
  2. Their name comes from the Mexican word mestengo meaning  stray animal.
  3. These sure-footed horses have low tails and they come in a wide variety of color.
  4. Mustangs are known for their endurance.
  5. Because of their harsh living conditions they are often smaller than other breeds.
  6. Free-roaming herds are protected by the Bureau of Land Management, which rounds up excess horses for adoption by private owners.

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