The Hoofprints Guide to the Wild Horses of Assateague
by Synclitic Media LLC
For centuries, horses have roamed Assateague, the narrow, ever-changing barrier island shared by Maryland and Virginia. The national seashore and state park established there in the 1960s saved them from a flood of resort development, but introduced controversy, conflict, and 2 million visitors a year. Can a herd that has endured tempest and hardship survive mass popularity or modern management?