Rare Wild Horse of Abaco in Need of Saving

Straight from the Horse's Heart

SOURCE:  The Bahamas Weekly

Nunki-1.jpgNunki is the last Spanish Colonial horse in the world…

In 2007 and 2009 The Bahamas Weekly ran features on the wild horses of Abaco. At that time there were 8 remaining of the rare breed, the Spanish Barb who were said to be introduced to the Americas by Spanish explorers during the time of Columbus.

With what started as a herd of 200 has now reduced to only 1. Over the course of 40+ years there was a progressive reduction due to many factors.

In 1992 a woman, Milanne ‘Mimi’ Rehor discovered them and chose to dedicate her life to saving the wild horses.  A crowd funding campaign has been launched HERE.

After hearing the breed was down to one horse, The Bahamas Weekly once again contacted Mimi to provide an update.

Mimi writes:

“During the last five years all but one of…

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