On an island famous for wild ponies, a dangerous infection is killing horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Steve Hendrix as published on The Washington Post “In recent months, seven of the horses have picked up a fungus-like infection in their hoofs and legs…” CHINCOTEAGUE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Va. — In the cold months, this barrier island is a place of austere stillness, its famed wild ponies grazing along brown marshes, […]

via On an island famous for wild ponies, a dangerous infection is killing horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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