Entries by Kelly Wilkes

Wild horses live on in one man’s art

By Outer Banks Voice on October 4, 2020 On Oct. 3, the Corolla Wild Horse Fund (CWHF) reported this news about ceramics artist Michael Middleton, who incorporates hair from the wild horses into his work. “How cool is this? One of Mike’s pots made from native Currituck clay and our dear Captain’s hair will be on display […]

Corolla Wildhorse Fund announces arrival of new foal

September 24, 2020 (CorollaWildhorseFund/photocredit: Catherine Maryott) Corolla Wild Horse Fund UPDATE: It’s a girl – Alejandra! (We will not be disclosing location or the names of the parents just yet. This family needs time to bond in quiet safety. If you are lucky enough to see them please give them plenty of space.) Corolla Wildhorse […]

A Musical Fundraiser for the Corolla Wild Horses

OUTER BANKS THIS WEEK By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Like most nonprofit organizations, Corolla Wild Horse Fund has had a trying year. “If I had a nickel for every time I’ve used the word ‘challenging’ to describe this year, the fund would be in great financial shape right now,” Corolla Wild Horse […]

Outer Banks wild horses get mass DNA testing to uncover true lineage

6/30/20 by Mark Price, The Charlotte Observer and found on phys.org –  https://phys.org/news/2020-06-outer-banks-wild-horses-mass.html The history of those wild horses roaming North Carolina’s Outer Banks has long been shrouded in mystery, with most historians believing they descend from mustangs brought by Spanish settlers 500 years ago. An exact origin may never be proven, but an ambitious […]