Entries by Kelly Wilkes

Welcome Beatrice, Seventh Foal of the Season

July 14, 2021 Report by CWHF This filly was born on Saturday, July 10. Her name is Beatrice. Beatrice has had an exciting first few days of life. After she was born, she didn’t nurse right away and was having a difficult time bonding with mom. But we kept a very close eye on them […]

Junior’s Rescue and Recovery

Last week we almost lost another horse to choking. Because of the quick action of the people who witnessed his distress, we were able to save him…

Junior In Distress, Removed From the Beach

Posted July 5, 2021 Report by CWHF Last week we almost lost another horse to choking. Because of the quick action of the people who witnessed his distress, we were able to save him and he didn’t die like Danny did last year. But it was a very close call, and now he is out […]

Lizzie Update

Lizzie has been at NC State for a week now, and is doing well, all things considered. She’s comfortable and has adjusted to hospital life just fine.

Lizzie’s Rescue

We had to perform a difficult rescue on Saturday, one that has been in the works for a year. After Alex was born last year, his mom Lizzie got a wound on her knee that didn’t want to heal.

Signs, signs everywhere a sign … to stay away from the wild horses

OBX Today May 21, 2021 by Kari Pugh An anonymous donor had 20 signs made to place along the dunes. [CWHF photo] As another summer season gets underway, an anonymous donor recently had 20 large signs made warning beachgoers to stay away from the wild horses on the Outer Banks’ northern beaches. “The “I didn’t […]

Two new foals welcomed to Corolla wild horse herd

Coastland Times Published 8:46 am Sunday, May 2, 2021 The Corolla Wild Horse fund recently introduced two new foals born to the herd. “Benjamin, a colt, was born on April 11 and Bridget, a filly, was born on April 23. Both babies have attentive and experienced parents and are doing well! The count for 2021 […]

Corolla Wild Horse Fund Welcomes Spring’s First Foals!

Cuteness aside, 2021 has already gotten off to a dramatic start for the Outer Banks herd. Southern Living – By Meghan Overdeep  April 01, 2021 Spring is officially here, which means plenty of cute new additions to the Outer Banks’ most famous herd of wild horses. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund (CWHF) revealed on Facebook this week […]

PODCAST: Corolla Wild Horse Fund herd manager Meg Puckett

News Talk 92.3 WZPR Conversation with Sam Walker and Meg Puckett Meg stopped into News Talk 92.3 WZPR to chat with Sam about the latest on the Corolla Wild Horse Fund’s efforts to protect the wild Spanish mustangs that roam the Currituck Outer Banks. Give a listen here, Sam is quite knowledgeable on the horses […]