Feral Konik horses introduced from Poland. Published February 24, 2013 at × in Photo Gallery: Dutch “New Wilderness” (Part I) ← Previous Next → Konik horses were brought from Poland in 1984. They are similar to tarpans, the last subspecies of wild horses in Europe. Courtesy of Staatsbosbeheer.nl. Feral Konik horses were brought to Oostvaardersplassen (OVP) in 1984 from Poland, believed to be last descendants of the tarpans (a subspecies of truly wild horses). Courtesy of Staatsbosbeheer.nl.