Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Identifying the Maryland Assateague (Chincoteague) Ponies - The M and N Names - Photos

For fans of the Chincoteague ponies that run "loose" on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, there is an app available for identification, there are books available, and one can also visit DSC Photography's website and see photos of each and every pony through the seasons.  On the Maryland end, the wonderful group, Assateague Island Alliance, has also set up an app for identification of their ponies - but it can't be used or downloaded to a regular old PC.  Since I do not  own a "smart phone" (nor do I wish to do so), I have been compiling photos of the Maryland ponies for identification purposes.  I am going to share them, in small batches, with you.  ** Please note that some of these photos are copyrighted.  Do not copy or use them in any illegal manner.  Respect the time and effort the photographers took to get these photos.**  For some of the more elusive ponies, I have only been able to find one photo, or two, and sometimes only with another pony... I'm still looking for more.
    These are Maryland ponies whose names begin with the letters M and N.....

Maggie  (N6EM) Bay pinto mare, born 1988

Marina  (N9BFQX-D) Chestnut mare, born September 2005

(l to r) Jojo, General Harker and Marina

"Mini Mac"  Chestnut, born 2018 - sire is Joy; dam is Ms Macky

Joy,sire,at left; Mini Mac at right

Ms Macky, dam, and Mini Mac

Miss Priss (M2EINR)  Chestnut mare, born April 1993

Miss Priss at right

Moonshadow  (N2BHS-CKP) Chestnut filly, born 21 August 2017  -  sire is Fonzi; dam is Johnny's Star

(l to r) Corky, Johnny's Star and Moonshadow

Mr. Frisky Hooves  (N9BFQ-GL)  Chestnut stallion, born May 2013 - sire was X16P; dam is Harmony

Ms. Macky  (N2BHS-AL)  Bay pinto mare, born December 2013 - sire is Yankee; dam is Gokey Go-Go Bones

Ms Macky and Mini Mac

Ms Macky, Sarah's Sweet Tea and Carol's Girl

Ninka  (N10T)  Palomino pinto mare,  born September 1995
Bayberry and Ninka

Three generations: 
Ninka, daughter Charmed, grandson Assateague's Phoenix

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