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15 feral horse colonies from around the world

By: Catie Leary on July 5, 2016, 7:02 a.m.
Feral camargue horses

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Camargue horses

Witnessing a herd of Camargue horses galloping through the surf is kind of like watching the beginning of "Chariots of Fire." These elegant, grayish-white beauties are an ancient breed of horse that originated along the protected wetlands of Camargue, France. They are celebrated for their agility, stamina and hardiness.

Although many semi-feral individuals spend their days roaming the marshlands, others are bred and trained to herd cattle by humans.