Corolla Journals

A Different Beach Getaway

A May 2012 trip to Corolla by Cindy Grant

Wild Horses Photo, Corolla, North Carolina More Photos
Quote: Not your usual beach experience!

Wild Horses on the Beach

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Wild Horses Photo, Corolla, North Carolina
I have shown my friends the pictures from my trip to Corolla, and the first thing they say is "I've been there many times and I've never seen the horses on the beach!" Here is a not well known tip!During a short window of opportunity in May, the wild horses of Corolla leave the dunes and venture out onto the beach. They are driven to do this by the flies that bother them up in the dunes, and it is thought that the winds along the beach help keep them away. I found them on top of the dunes, making for stunning photographs, and even better down in the waves. To see them any other time of the year, you would have to drive your 4-wheel drive vehicle around in the dunes, or take one of the ...Read More