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OUR MISSION

To protect, conserve, and responsibly manage the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks, and to promote the continued preservation of this land as a permanent sanctuary for horses designated as the State Horse and defined as a cultural treasure by the state of North Carolina.

WHY WE NEED YOU

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King

CWHF Community Cares Partner is how we acknowledge, highlight, and thank local businesses and individuals who embrace the CWHF, our mission and support us diligently. These partnerships are vital to our cause. Together we create shared visions and projects benefiting the horses. We offer goodwill and support to each other while working together to keep our beloved Banker mustangs wild and free. Learn More

THE SECRET OF COROLLA

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The Secret of Corolla is the story about the Wild Colonial Spanish Horses found on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and how they have made those islands their home.

It’s a story of perseverance. Not just by the horses, but also by the people who call this very special place their home.

Through devastating hurricanes, swarms of biting flies and mosquitos, and the constant pressure from developing the islands into prime beach vacation property, these horses, and the people they share the islands with have found a way to live together in a most uncommon accord. They have created an incredibly remarkable and uniquely wondrous place.

SONG & VIDEO PREVIEW

We are very lucky to have been given a wonderful song. Castaño is a song that captures the spirit and the significance of the Corolla wild horses. We feel this song will give hope and continues to help us meet our goals.

The song, video and lyrics are available as a download for $5. Supporters will be given an opportunity to donate more. Your donation will help us continue our crucial work. Thank you for your support!

Health Update on June

Thanks to everyone who has reached out over the last couple days to check in on June!

June is Home!

We have some bright news to share on this gloomy day - after 20 days spent in the hospital, June is home!

Loss of Ceres

We have some devastating news to share this morning. Late last night we made the difficult decision to...

Welcome Cosmos!

Welcome to the world, Cosmos! This colt was born sometime between Thursday night and early yesterday afternoon...

June Treated for Pythiosis

We got a call from a visitor that June, a 12 year old mare, had a cut on the bottom of her leg near the top of her hoof...
Corolla Wild Horses - New Foal - Ceres

Welcome to the Beach, Ceres!

We have a new foal! It’s a filly, and she’s about two days old. Welcome to the beach, Ceres!

Outer Banks wild horse film wins honors at EQUUS arts fest

May 11, 2022 Note from CWHF - If you haven't seen "The…

Welcome Cricket!

May 5, 2022 Our newest foal has made her first public appearance!…

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HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT HELP THE HORSES

CWHF has the perfect gift for all the horse lovers on your list. When you shop with us, 100% of the profits go directly to the management and care of Corolla’s Banker horses in the wild and on the rescue farm. An annual sponsorship of a rescued Corolla Banker horse makes a thoughtful and special gift to give. Show your support of the Fund with the meaningful gift of an annual membership available in variety of levels. Or shop our gift store for unique horse-related items: crafts, books, and our collectible CWHF apparel. Happy Holidays from all of us at CWHF.

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