Skip to comments.Oklahoma’s Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi [Spanish Explorer's Horses Descendants]
Posted on 10/16/2018 11:31:14 AM PDT by Red BadgerEdited on 10/16/2018 1:22:29 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were later forced out of their ancestral homelands.
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, a Pine Tacky Choctaw cross stud colt is seen on Bill Frank Brown's farm in Poplarville, Miss. An aging stallion found by accident on a Mississippi farm is bringing the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were later forced out of their ancestral homelands. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Oh great. Another Elizabeth Warren post.
Did Warren’s great ancestor’s breed with those horses back then?
>>Oh great. Another Elizabeth Warren post.
That was where I was going!!!
Oh well, GMTA (and greater ones faster I guess)
YES... thus the likeness... and not the horse’s fault!
“...Another Elizabeth Warren post...”
I believe she’s genetically very close to the south end of one of the north bound steeds.
Great story. Thanks for posting.
Thanks Red Badger.
Fascinating, unexpected, thank you for the ping.
Thanks for the post. I am Choctaw and have been watching the “comeback” of the little Choctaw ponies for a long time. Traditionally, the Choctaw used them for pack ponies probably more than they rode them.
Their “pedigree” is more interesting and diverse than Elizabeth Warrens, though.
My pleasure, and all I had to do, was ping, ping ping ping... ;^).
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