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15 feral horse colonies from around the world

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

Photo: Zacarias Pereira da Mata/Shutterstock

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Garrano and Sorraia

There are two famous breeds of indigenous feral equines in Portugal — the Sorraia horses of the south and the Garrano ponies of the north (pictured).

Both are currently classified as endangered due to a decline in agricultural use value as well as predation, though there have been recent preservation efforts to re-establish and protect these breeds.