Young wild horse found without family, rescued from Outer Banks beach

THE VIRGINIAN PILOT reports: The Corolla Wild Horse Fund has rescued a foal from the wild after he was found struggling without his family. At the end of February, the group learned that Brio, a horse born last summer, seemed to be alone. “While he was understandably calling for his mother and the other horses,… Continue reading Young wild horse found without family, rescued from Outer Banks beach

Outer Banks wild horses welcome baby number six

By KARI PUGH | May 11, 2021 The wild mustangs of the northern Outer Banks have yet another new addition — Bramble. The new baby is the sixth foal of the season for the herd of about 100 wild horses that roam north of Corolla. The northern Outer Banks wild horses have had six foals… Continue reading Outer Banks wild horses welcome baby number six

US House approves bill to expand Corolla horse herd

The U.S. House has approved a bill that would expand Corolla's wild horse herd to help maintain the herd's genetic viability. Unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Monday, the bill would increase the maximum number of horses in the herd to 130 from 60. Equine genetic scientists have found that at least 110… Continue reading US House approves bill to expand Corolla horse herd

Groups to conduct Corolla wild horse tours

Cross-posted from HamptonRoads.com By JEFF HAMPTON | The Virginian-Pilot | © February 21, 2010 For the first time, tours to see the Corolla wild horses this summer must have permits, include a guide and must have signs on the vehicles. Last week, two applicants, including the nonprofit that oversees the herd of about 110 wild… Continue reading Groups to conduct Corolla wild horse tours

Corolla wild horse killed in collision with Sheriff vehicle

One of Corolla's wild horses was killed Monday night when it collided with a sheriff deputy's patrol car. Currituck County authorities say it happened around 10:30 p.m. at mile post 21 in Carova Beach on the beach strand. The sheriff's office says Deputy Jessie Taylor was paroling the area when two of the wild horses… Continue reading Corolla wild horse killed in collision with Sheriff vehicle

Help Wild Horses (NC)

By KAREN H. McCALPIN | Corolla Wild Horse Fund | 15 Sept 2008 On April 16th I formally requested that the Currituck Outer Banks Wild Horse Management Plan be changed from a maximum of 60 horses to a minimum of 110. The request was made in relation to a recent genetic study that indicated high… Continue reading Help Wild Horses (NC)

Advocates say increase size of wild horse herd (NC)

Currituck to address management plan By JENNIFER PREYSS | Staff Writer | The Daily Advance | Monday, September 08, 2008 ------------------------- Currituck County residents will have a chance next month to sound off about a herd management plan critics contend is harming Corolla’s famous wild horses. The Currituck Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing… Continue reading Advocates say increase size of wild horse herd (NC)

$12,000 reward for information on wild horse killings

BY MIKE HOLTZCLAW | 757-928-6479 | Newport News, Virginia The reward just got richer in the hunt for information on the 2001 and 2005 wild horse shootings on the Outer Banks. The Corolla Wild Horse fund has had a standing offer of $9,500 in the case, and this week the Humane Society of the United… Continue reading $12,000 reward for information on wild horse killings