History of the Lowcountry Marsh Tacky

  • March 6, 2018 at 3:00 am
  • 10782 Jacob Smart Blvd. S. Ridgeland, SC 29936
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Join us on March 6 at 3:00pm to take a special look at the Lowcountry’s very own Marsh Tacky horses. Learn about the once plentiful Marsh Tackies, which are now endangered with only around 400 documented in existence.

Individual owners and enthusiasts are diligently working to save the Marsh Tacky and to preserve the history of the breed. Erica Marie Veit from Daufuskie Marsh Tacky Society and Daniel Lowther from Carolina Marsh Tacky Association bring the history of these astounding creatures alive.

Guests will have the opportunity to view the horses up close with a private showing of the breed.

Space is limited, event sells out quickly. Pre-register now! The non-profit Heritage Center, which preserves the Lowcountry’s history and culture through projects, events, and exhibitions, requests a $10 admission fee for this program.

SOLD OUT! Please call the Morris Center at 843-284-9227 to be placed on the waiting list.

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THESE HORSES ARE ABOUT MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE. THE HISTORY HERITAGE AND LEGACY THEY REPRESENT BELONGS TO ALL OF US AND IT SHOULD BE CELEBRATED BY EVERYONE!