Banker horse

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Banker horse
Horses on Corolla Island
Distinguishing featuresSmall, compact conformation
Country of originUnited States of America
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

The Banker horse is a breed that used to be domesticated, but now roams wild on North Carolina's Outer Banks.[1]

Footnotes[change | change source]

  1. Blythe 1983, pp. 63-72

References[change | change source]


  • Blythe, William B.; Egeblad, K. (1983). "The banker ponies of North Carolina and the Ghyben-Herzberg principle". Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association 94 (6): 63–72. PMC 2279567. PMID 7186237. 
  • Dohner, Janet Vorwald (2001). "Equines: Banker". Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds. Topeka, Kansas: Yale University Press. pp. 400–401. ISBN 978-0-300-08880-9.
  • Dutson, Judith (2005). Storey's Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America. Storey Publishing. pp. 323–325. ISBN 978-1-58017-612-5.
  • Harrison, Molly (August 1, 2003). Exploring Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores. Globe Pequot. pp. 211–213. ISBN 978-0-7627-2609-7.
  • Hendricks, Bonnie Lou (1995). International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. University of Oklahoma Press. pp. 63–65. ISBN 978-0-8061-2753-8.
  • Prioli, Carmine (2007). The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair. pp. 15–27. ISBN 978-0-89587-334-7.
  • Quinn, David, ed. (1955). The Roanoke Voyages: 1584–1590. London: Hakluyt Society. p. 187. ISBN 978-0-486-26513-1.
  • Rheinhardt, Richard; Rheinhardt, Martha (May 2004). "Feral Horse Seasonal Habitat Use on a Coastal Barrier Spit". Journal of Range Management 57 (3): 253–258. doi:10.2111/1551-5028(2004)057[0253:FHSHUO]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 1551-5028. 
  • Wood, Gene W.; Mengak, Michael T.; Murphy, Mark (2004). "Ecological Importance of Feral Ungulates at Shackleford Banks, North Carolina". American Midland Naturalist 118 (2): 236–244. doi:10.2307/2425780.