This has been a devastating year for the American wild horse. In the west, as if the cruel helicopter roundups , confinement of nearly forty seven thousand wild horses in government holding pens, and their sale to kill buyers for slaughter in Canada and Mexico is not horrific enough, other insidious ways to rid the […]
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During their Thanksgiving break, this group decided to give thanks by giving back! While planning their recent trip to Corolla, Jena and Anthony Mazzio, Jon, Erica, Cindy and Rocco Parise, and Gina and Valerie Philippi contacted the Corolla Wild Horse Fund for a volunteer project that would benefit the wild horses. As frequent visitors to the area, this group […]
Congratulations to Krysta Rutherford of Smithfield, VA. Krysta and her family have adopted Marta (now named Katalina). Katalina will be trained with the help of Steve Edwards, Mill Swamp Indian Horses.
ADOPTED Summer of 2013! Her new home and family are in Kentucky! Flicka is a beautiful chestnut mare with a flaxen mane and tail. She was removed from the wild because her foal, Felix, was in need of veterinary care. Flicka has begun her ground training as is extremely sweet and calm. She is learning to lead, lunge, […]
URGENT: Read the letter filled with false claims sent by Ducks Unlimited that is negatively impacting the critical legislation to protect the Corolla wild horse herd as well as the response by our Executive Director. If you are a local hunter or come here to hunt, you know that the wild horses have no impact […]
On June 29, 2012, Firecracker was found with an infected umbilical cord. For fear that without treatment, and possibly surgery, he would become septic and possibly die, Firecracker and his mother were removed to receive veterinary care. After a thorough exam by the veterinary it became apparent that something was also terribly wrong with his […]
Felix was removed with his mother, Flicka, on September 12, 2012 after he ingested fishing line and possibly a hook. He was examined by our veterinarian who did an endoscopy and carefully monitored him until he was out of danger. Felix was born on May 25, 2012, he is a chestnut with a white star. […]
ADOPTED Fall of 2013! Maria and Carlos were both adopted by the same family, and their new home is in Tennessee! It is reported that Tennessee pasture grass might just taste better than dune grass! Carlos was born in the wild and found abandoned in the summer of 2013. At the CWHF rescue barn, Maria and Carlos […]
Rico was removed on July 16, 2012 with a fractured coffin bone and loose bone fragment. Surgery to remove the fragment only has a 10% success rate and a 90% of permanently crippling him. Instead of surgery, Rico’s lower right front leg was put in a cast for several weeks, and his status was monitored […]