LATEST NEWS FROM CWHF

Announcement of New Program: PORCH PICK-UP

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 […]

Ancestors of Outer Banks wild horses landed in Currituck 500 years ago

By Jeff Hampton Virginian-Pilot – May 26, 2020 Spanish explorers landed in Currituck County 500 years ago looking for gold, a good port and maybe a place to settle. When they found nothing that worked for them, they sailed for other lands. In the process, however, they left behind some small, sturdy horses that were […]

Care and Management – Removing a Horse From the Wild (or not)

Our post about Valor yesterday generated a lot of discussion about why we remove horses from the beach, what motivates that decision, and the reasons why a horse cannot be returned to the wild once it’s removed. Today we’ll try to answer those questions and provide some examples of other ways we manage and care […]