Outer Banks Articles & Shorts - Wild Horse Adventure Tours

If you’re like a lot of people – like hundreds of thousands of people – you love the Outer Banks of North Carolina. You might consider us presumptuous drawing this conclusion so quickly, and we would agree with you . . . except for the fact that we’re right. You love the Outer Banks beaches, the Outer Banks water sports, the Outer Banks towns, Outer Banks shops, the Outer Banks events and Outer Banks activities . . . everything about this place (you wouldn’t be on this site if you didn’t). We do too. And, lucky for you, we also love writing about the Outer Banks. Locals and visitors alike value our Outer Banks information.

Our local writers tell you how to negotiate dining out if you have a big crowd. We show you, step by step, how to pick a crab. We’ve written articles highlighting Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks or about charming Manteo on Roanoke Island or telling you the mysteries of Ocracoke Island. We cover the events happening on the Outer Banks – and, boy, are there a lot of them to cover! Outer Banks activities, everything from water sports to walking tours to lighthouse tours to birdwatching trips, are focal points. Businesses, rituals and legends local to the Outer Banks are detailed in our articles. You’ll find out how that restaurant got its name or the modest beginning of that now-booming business. We give you insider Outer Banks information about staying safe in the ocean, how to navigate those pesky turn lanes, which restaurants to check out for the best Southern cuisine in the area and resorts’ present and future aspirations. Our Outer Banks articles are good reading. You’ll feel like a local with all the knowledge you’re sure to collect! And we’re adding to them all the time. Click on in to learn about the Outer Banks from the locals' side!


Caring & Conservation

By Leah Wingenroth
The Outer Banks is storied with tales of progress, development and change. The weather, tourism and even the landscape ebb and flow like the tides. Amidst the shifting nature of these shores, the wild Banker horses of Corolla have remained a constant. Descendants of Spanish mustangs, the horses were left behind on... Read More

Living Legends

By Hannah West
The wild horses that freely roam the Outer Banks’ pristine northern beaches are, in many ways, living history. While a majestic herd of mustangs occupying a stretch of sandy beach may seem like fiction or fairytale, the Corolla wild horses are a living, breathing connection to the area’s rich past.  According to... Read More

Respect for the Horses

By Chris Huntemann
Taking comfort in the familiar is something many people have clung to over the last two years. Despite the many changes we see in our daily lives, it is nice to know that some things stay the same. For Outer Banks residents and visitors, that includes being able to make your way to the northern Currituck beaches to... Read More

Wild and Free, Just Like the Horses

By Molly Harrison
It’s easy to see why the Corolla wild horses are one of the most popular Outer Banks attractions. The sight of the horses living wild on the beaches and dunes of the northern Currituck Banks is an awe-inspiring sight. The freedom of an animal that we typically view as domesticated speaks deeply to us humans, inspiring... Read More

Making the Magic Happen

By Molly Harrison
Behind the Scenes with Wild Horse Adventure Tours Whether it’s your first sighting or your 50th, spotting a Corolla wild horse is always a thrill. From pastoral scenes of mares casually grazing the salt hay to the jolly spectacle of foals frolicking in the surf to the heart-stopping action of stallions in territorial... Read More