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Local journalist and author Jeff Hampton tells the stories of the wild horses of Corolla...and their protectors. A herd of wild horses has roamed the Currituck Outer Banks for nearly five hundred years. In the last four decades the area has changed dramatically, with a boom in tourism bringing increased visitors and more traffic. A boon to the local economy in many ways, these changes have also led to more dangerous interactions with the herd. A group of locals reacted by creating the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Learn about the horses and the actions taken to preserve them and help them thrive.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Local journalist and author Jeff Hampton tells the stories of the wild horses of Corolla...and their protectors. A herd of wild horses has roamed the Currituck Outer Banks for nearly five hundred years. In the last four decades the area has changed dramatically, with a boom in tourism bringing increased visitors and more traffic. A boon to the local economy in many ways, these changes have also led to more dangerous interactions with the herd. A group of locals reacted by creating the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Learn about the horses and the actions taken to preserve them and help them thrive. Read tales of some of the characters among the herd, including the stallion Star, Amadeo, the blind pony and Raymond the mule.
Autorenporträt
Jeff Hampton was a reporter for more than thirty years who covered the Outer Banks for the Virginian-Pilot newspaper. He wrote more than one hundred stories about the Corolla wild horses. He and his wife live in his native county of Currituck.