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Wild Horses (Delft Island)

The wild horses of Delft come from a breeding stock maintained from Portuguese times. They roam freely over the flat, grassy windswept plains of Delft. Some are privately owned and are branded but are left to free-range, others have never been lassoed. It is truly a unique and spectacular sight to see these herds grazing with their foals, lift their tails and race into the distance as you approach too close to them. A protection law has been place over the horses and it is forbidden to remove them from the island of Delft.

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Taken on July 16, 2011