Help conserve the Marsh Tacky Horse

February workshop tells you how to help conserve rare March Tacky horses.

by Dani Yokhna

Learn about the Marsh Tacky horse at the Coastal Discovery MuseumOwners, breeders, and enthusiasts of the Marsh Tacky Horse are invited to attend a workshop set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, February 10, at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 100 William Hilton Parkway (Highway 278), Hilton Head, S.C.

Participants will learn more about the Marsh Tacky and help plan for the conservation of this critically endangered horse. Workshop topics include:

            • Defining and describing the breed
            • Organizing for long-term conservation
            • Discovering and identifying remaining horses

For registration and other information, contact the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, PO Box 477, Pittsboro, N.C. 27312, (919) 542-5704 or email

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