Entries by Kelly Wilkes

Outer Banks wild horse film wins honors at EQUUS arts fest

May 11, 2022 Note from CWHF – If you haven’t seen “The Secret of Corolla” yet…what are you waiting for?? This film is generating all kinds of impressive and well-deserved accolades! It tells the story of the Banker horses and the people who have lived with them, loved them, and worked tirelessly to protect them […]

Welcome Cricket!

May 5, 2022 Our newest foal has made her first public appearance! She was born on Tuesday, and her name is Cricket. This brings the 2022 count to six so far, with five surviving. (We are still waiting for one more test result from Charlie’s necropsy and then we will hopefully have some answers to […]

Hello Charlie!

March 25,2022 Foaling season has officially begun! Welcome to the world, baby number one – a colt we are calling Charlie. Please remember to give mares and foals plenty of space. We really cannot stress this enough. It’s imperative that they have time to bond with each other, and stress can cause all kinds of […]

Brio Update

March 14, 2022 Report by Meg Puckett, Herd Manager   It’s been exactly a week since we rescued Brio, and we are happy to report today that he continues to do well! He’s finally starting to act more like a normal 7 month old colt. In the last day or two he’s started showing signs […]

Brio Removed from the Wild

March 10, 2022 Two Sundays ago (2/27) we were alerted to the fact that Brio, who was born last summer, seemed to be alone. While he was understandably calling for his mother and the other horses, he did not seem to be in any immediate physical danger. Since he was technically old enough to be […]

Meet Brio, Baby Number Eight

July 20, 2021 Post from Herd Manager, Meg Puckett Welcome foal #8! This little colt was born sometime Sunday night, probably during the thunderstorms that rolled through. Our herd manager got a call early Monday morning that some visitors had found what looked like afterbirth in their driveway. We inspected it and shared photos with […]

It’s a Boy!

July 20, 2021 Report by CWHF This little colt, the eighth foal of the season, was born sometime Sunday night, probably during the thunderstorms that rolled through. Our herd manager got a call early Monday morning that some visitors had found what looked like afterbirth in their driveway. We inspected it and shared photos with […]