Enjoy an inside look at the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center, a 31-acre facility in Grandy where our rescued mustangs have been residing since 2014. Rescue and conservation are key components of our mission and we have recognized the need for a permanent “off-island” sanctuary.
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As North Carolina has moved into Phase 2 of a 3-phase approach to slowly lift and ease restrictions while combatting COVID-19 in order to protect visitors and North Carolinians alike, we find that we still do not have the space capacity that would allow us to welcome visitors inside of our facility without limiting this […]
Raymond the mule posed dramatically on a dune overseeing his harem of mares — all three of them Corolla wild horses.
PRESS RELEASE: 4/4/2019 Corolla, NC – The Corolla Wild Horse Fund (CWHF) is pleased to announce that the first foal of 2019 was born on March 31, 2019. Officials have yet to determine the sex of the foal, but are pleased that both mom and baby are in good condition. The foal has been named […]
PRESS RELEASE: 7/1/2018 The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is pleased to announce the kick off to the “No Feed, No Approach” educational initiative to help educate tourist and locals alike about the dangers of human interaction with the wild herd. To kick off the initiative a 10’ x 60’ billboard message has just been erected […]
We are excited to announce that we have moved to a new area in Corolla. Our address is now 520B Old Stoney Road and is located in the SW corner of the same complex as the Corolla Visitors Center and ABC Store. Like any move, it is a lot of work, but we are extremely […]
The second foal of the season was born in Carova on July 18. She is healthy and strong, and her mom is in wonderful shape too. The foal’s family includes North Star, a filly that was born last year, along with two mature mares and the stallion. We are looking forward to watching this little […]
Paint a Mustang Bring your imagination and prepare to get messy! This activity is fun for all ages. We provide the paint, brushes, smocks and wooden horse cutouts for you to paint any way you like. Take home a memento of your vacation that also reflects your contribution to a great cause. All the […]
Drum roll please…the new foal’s name is Mateo! We love it. Finn was a close second. Thanks to everyone who participated in the naming contest. Several people submitted Mateo so we drew names out of a hat and the grand prize winner has been notified. (Photo credit: Coastal Extreme Photography)