Entries by Corolla Wild Horse Fund

Welcome to the Beach, Alma!

Photo by Gene Ford, Corolla, NC. CWHF Social Media Post – April 18, 2020   We are excited to officially announce the birth of the second foal of 2020! This little one was born about a week ago. Determining the gender has been tricky but based on what we’ve been able to observe so far […]

IT’S A BOY! Ok, we’re like 99% sure.

by Corolla Wild Horse Fund Social Media Post 4.4.20 🥁🥁🥁🥁 IT'S A BOY! Ok, we're like 99% sure. 😉 We're estimating the little one to be about a week old. His mother is… Posted by Corolla Wild Horse Fund on Saturday, April 4, 2020 We’re estimating the little one to be about a week old. His […]

Corolla wild horse who was a favorite among visitors has died

by Jeff Hampton, Virginian-Pilot, March 8, 2020, 4:40 pm The blind Corolla wild horse that was once a king of the underdeveloped beaches died Friday. He is possibly the only wild horse saved by an ocean rescue team. Several weeks ago, Amadeo became increasingly stiff in his legs and hips and unable to move freely. […]

Rescued wild horses create paintings

Horse trainer Nora Tarpley helps Amadeo, a 35-year-old blind Corolla wild mustang, paint on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at a farm in Grandy, NC. (Kaitlin McKeown / The Virginian-Pilot) By JEFF HAMPTON, The Virginian-Pilot Posted Dec 6, 2019  Horse trainer Nora Tarpley fastened a small paintbrush to the halter on Amadeo, the blind stallion from the Corolla […]

Outer Banks’ wild horse herd has survived 500 years of storms

OBX Today September 5th by Kari Pugh There’s one group of Outer Banks residents who won’t be evacuating for Hurricane Dorian — the wild horses. Instead, the colonial Spanish mustang herd will likely ride out the the winds and rain as their ancestors did before them — in huddles, “butts to the wind.” “They have […]