2015 - 05 - 29
A unique project of European Wildlife organisation has caught the attention of leading world media on five continents. The return of wild horses to Milovice, a former Soviet Army military area, has in the past days became the most followed news item from the Czech Republic in mainstream media abroad. American titles The New York Times and The Washington Post, for example, have a report about it in their on-line versions.
Identically they notice the …
2015 - 04 - 06
After about a four-day long journey, a seven-year-old stallion called Northcroft Firestarter arrived in Central Bohemian Milovice today, half an hour after midday. It joined a group of fourteen mares which has been in this locality since 28th January. The transport with the stallion set out from the north-east of England on Thursday, April 2nd, and they left the port of Dover in the south of England on Saturday, April 4th.
“The stallion was apparently …
2015 - 03 - 21
Instead of Soviet army tanks there are wild horses coming from England. That is what it looks like, from today, in the former military area of Milovice in the Czech Republic, which was occupied by one hundred thousand Soviet soldiers and their families for two decades. While the last transport with the Soviet soldiers left Milovice on 19th June 1991, today fourteen wild horses have been released into the former exercise area.
The animals were …
2015 - 02 - 03
First weeks in new surroundings, more than 1,200 kilometres from their original home in English Exmoor, that is what a group of fourteen wild horses have been through. The mares are getting used to central European conditions in an acclimatization enclosure in central Bohemian Milovice.
‘‘It seems the horses feel safe in the new surroundings, they relax lying down and they use the whole space of the enclosure. They have learned to drink from a …
2015 - 01 - 28
A first herd of fourteen wild horses has enriched Central European nature today. A non-state reservation in a former military training area in Milovice became their new home. It is the first and only herd of wild horses in Central and Eastern Europe.
The wild horse, which belongs to the original animal species in Europe, was exterminated by humans on the continent. Wild living horses, however, survived in a rough mountain area in Exmoor in …