Abaco Barbs

Equine Mine Archive on October 30, 2010, 21:55


I journeyed to Abaco Island a few years back and spent a day filming the remaining Abaco Barbs. At the time, I had big dreams to do a short documentary about the horses. It seemed a fascinating subject; horses descended from those that came with Columbus, a preserved blood line, a mass slaughter, and now the most endangered breed on the planet. At the time there were 8, they are now down to five. My favorite, Bellatrix, the lovely paint mare has since passed on. I remember reaching out and scratching her sunburned face as she munched away on leaves. I was hoping my film would help

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