Mustang Heritage Foundation

The Mustang Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating successful adoptions for America’s excess mustangs and burros. Founded in 2001, its mission is to help promote the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Program and increase the number of successful adoptions.

Advocates determined to keep horses roaming OBX

“Two things you need to know is that you don’t mess with Corova and you don’t mess with horses.”

Corolla’s wild horses are a tremendous revenue generator for tourism in Currituck, but an airtight horse management plan signed in 1997 by the Wild Horse Fund and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, threatens the herd’s survival, McCalpin says.

Retirement Ranch Planned for Wild Horses

Madeleine Pickens, wife of Texas billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens, said Tuesday that she plans to build a refuge for America’s wild horses, potentially saving thousands of them from slaughter.

High-tech approach to taming New Mexico’s wild horses

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Casey Giron and Josh Jacob are designing a sensor system that can better detect the location of wild horses so they can be more easily trapped and relocated.

Horse Whispering

Bob Browning, an 82-year-old Farmington man with a soothing voice and gentle hands, quietly teaches wild mustangs about the human race, to the benefit of both.

Sheryl Crow Joins in Wild Horse Fight

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is not a celebrity-come-lately to the wild horse debate. She owns horses, including an adopted wild mustang, and has campaigned for the protection of the herds for years.

Crow has lent her support to the Cloud Foundation, a Colorado-based organization dedicated to preserving wild horses on the range and to finding homes for those already in captivity.

Wild Horses: Endangered Beauty

For centuries, the wild horses of North America have figured prominently in art, history and folklore as symbols of beauty, strength and freedom. Native Americans revered them, and early ranchers and farmers would not have been able to settle the American West without them. Now, because of such modern threats as urbanization and government round-ups, these noble creatures are fighting for their very survival.

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign is dedicated to preserving the American wild horse in viable free-roaming herds for generations to come, as part of our national heritage. Its grassroots efforts are supported by a coalition of over forty organizations.

A Battle Over Wild Horses

If you drew up a list of things that divide the country, horses probably wouldn’t appear near the top. But they should, if the response to NEWSWEEK’s interview last week with wild horse advocate Deanne Stillman is anything to go by.

The Wild Horse Is Us

After surviving the ice age, the industrial revolution and the slaughterhouse, America’s wild horse population is facing a new threat: the U.S. government. The Bureau of Land Management announced this week that it is considering euthanizing wild horses to curb the population on the range and in federal holding facilities.

Pam Nickoles

Living amidst the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains and experiencing the appealing blend of Western cultures found in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region, my photos inevitably reflect my deep love for the Western legacy and natural landscape that are so characteristic of the region.

Return to Freedom

Return To Freedom is dedicated to preserving the freedom, diversity and habitat of America’s wild horses through sanctuary, education and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world.