A story posted this evening by WFMY News of Greensboro, NC notes that the horses have ridden out nor’easters and hurricanes for 500 years and know where to go to stay high and dry. Survival is in their blood.
RELATED: Isaias Approaching OBX.
An online meeting regarding the use of motorized vehicles in roundup set to begin next month will occur August 20, according to a story posted today by the Herald and News of Klamath Falls, OR.
What caused these guys to bolt? Trailcam photos from the Virginia Range.
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The systm has been downgraded to a tropicl strm. Although the trck has shifted farther to the west, OBX is now undr a tropical storm watch (indicatd by yellow n the map).
The strm will likely brng heavy rain and floding to the Assateague pones as well.
RELATED: Isaias Still Heading to OBX.
Not bad for an event that was cancelled, although the auction happened online.
Bidders paid a total of $380,000 this year, according to a report by Delmarva Now.
The ponies usually swim across the bay from Assateague Island (Virginia side) to Chincoteague but they may have been hauled by trailer this year.
The following video by Alyssa Equestrian shows them at the Chintoteague Volunteer Fire Company Carnival Grounds, where the auction usually occurs.
RELATED: No Pony Penning This Year.
Hand truck placed near hay several hours earlier but by late afternoon the elves still hadn’t unloaded it. They never showed up to clean the corrals either.