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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The C&O Canal NHP utilizes mules in order to assist with historical interpretive programs along the C&O Canal towpath. The mules are used to showcase historical uses of the breed when operating the canal up and down the towpath.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public ServiceOur organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.