14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
An Assateague Wild Horse Grazing in the Marsh
The wild horses of Assateague Island National Seashore are likely descendants of domesticated horses owned by local settlers in the late 17th century. The horses can be seen throughout the park, even on the public beaches, mingling with visitors.
© Christopher Shreves.
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