SOURCE: The Bahamas Weekly
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.
“During the last five years all but one of…
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