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 […]

Elderly, ailing Outer Banks stallion removed from beach for treatment

Kari Pugh OBX Today August 30, 2019 The Corolla Wild Horse fund on Thursday rescued an elderly wild stallion “we’ve been keeping an eye on for the past couple months,” the group said in a Facebook post. Captain, believed to be well into his 20s, had come out of winter thin. The fund, tasked with caring […]

Wild horse on Outer Banks put down after getting entangled in barbed wire

By JEFF HAMPTON AUG 17, 2019 COROLLA, N.C. A wild horse was put down after getting caught in barbed wire stretched across parts of a wildlife refuge. Joaquin, a well-known member of the Corolla wild horse herd, was found Thursday entangled in the barbed wire, according to a post on the Corolla Wild Horse Fund Facebook page. […]