Filly Born Into Corolla Herd

The filly’s birth comes after five herd members, including another foal, died in the past several months.

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The Corolla herd descended from a string of horses brought to the barrier islands by Spaniards in the 16th century. | Photo: iStock

After a year of equine losses, the Corolla horse herd welcomed a new filly last month.

The horses occupy a more than 7,000-acre habitat on North Carolina’s Currituck Outer Banks.

Jo Langone, chief operating officer of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, which managers the herd, said a resident first spotted the filly estimated to have been born on Aug. 23

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Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

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