Governor Mark Sanford signing the State Heritage Horse Bill
South Carolina's State Heritage Horse
THE STATE HERITAGE HORSE
The Marsh Tacky, designated the official State Heritage Horse by Act Number 240 of 2010 is a rare colonial Spanish horse breed unique to South Carolina. These tough horses have played a pivotal role in the development and defense of South Carolina and were an intergral part of life in early Lowcountry communities. Visit the Carolina Marsh Tacky Association website to learn more about the history and the future of this rare breed.