If you were a horse-loving child, chances are that at some point you read Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague . Maybe you went on to read Stormy, Misty’s Foal , and even Sea Star, Orphan of Chincoteague . Misty of Chincoteague became a classic in the literary canon of horse stories, but do you know that it was inspired by an actual Chincoteague pony named Misty
Read more at the source: Equine History: Misty of Chincoteague Was Born July 20, 1946
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