Mustang Mornings cancelled for remainder of season

By on May 12, 2021


Corolla Wild Horse Fund

UPDATE: After much consideration, we have made the decision to cancel the rest of our Mustang Mornings at the Farm (9/1, 9/8, 9/15) in an effort to keep our very small staff as safe as possible. We had a COVID scare last week and the reality is, we cannot afford to risk the health and safety of our team as cases in our area climb. Each person is absolutely critical, and we need to mitigate exposure so that we can focus on the most important thing – caring for the horses both at the farm and in the wild. Our amazing staff has gone above and beyond over the last 18 months, working tirelessly through incredibly difficult conditions, and we simply cannot ask them to continue putting themselves and their families at risk. Our store and museum in Corolla will remain open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. We do ask that you please wear a mask when visiting. Thank you for your support and understanding.


Join us Wednesdays this summer for Mustang Mornings at the Farm. Beginning June 2nd, the Betsy Dowdy Equine Center will be open to the public from 10am – 2pm. Visit the farm, located on the mainland in Grandy, and meet the rescued Corolla horses currently in our care. We hope to meet many of our members, and we invite all prospective members to visit too! There is a suggested donation of $10 per vehicle at the gate.

CWHF shirts, hats, and other gifts will be available for purchase. You can also sponsor any of the rescue horses. Sponsorship includes a photo and certificate, as well as quarterly updates on your sponsored horse.

Stay tuned to the event page for information about demonstrations and other special presentations each week. We look forward to hosting local artists, historical reenactments, musicians, and more! H2OBX will also be there with a special discount on water park tickets for farm visitors. It’s the perfect pit stop on your way back to the beach!


  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • No outside food permitted
  • Please do not bring apples, carrots, or other treats for the horses.
  • No outside dogs permitted. Dogs may not be left unattended in vehicles. Service dogs welcome, but must be leashed and under control at all times.
  • CWHF reserves the right to ask any person or persons to leave the property at any time.
  • Max speed limit is 5 mph at all times.
  • Check event page or call before attending, in case of last minute cancellation. Event is rain or shine, but farm will be closed in the case of lightning or other dangerous weather. Farm may close in the event of certain emergencies or other issues with the horses.
  • Gates close twenty minutes prior to the end of the event.
  • Remember, this is a working farm! There are mud puddles, flying insects, and animals that poop. Closed-toe shoes are recommended. There is a bathroom on site, but facilities in general are limited.
  • We are unfortunately unable to accommodate visitors at any other times. The farm is closed to the public outside of open house hours.

To learn more visit Corolla Wild Horse Fund




County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.


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