Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"No. 2 Pound Round up wild Sable Island Ponies", ca. 1900

Roundups of Sable Island ponies commonly occurred twice a year. Since the horses were wild, the work was exhausting and could be dangerous to both man and beast.

Photographer: Beatrice Boutilier

Date: ca. 1900

Reference: Beatrice Boutilier Nova Scotia Archives 1984-430 no. 96  / negative: N-7935

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