Piermont Teen Gives Wild Mustang a Home

Piermont — Joia Covert had barely stepped into the paddock when Gypsy sauntered over and leaned in close to be petted. Not unusual behavior for a horse, perhaps, but for the young mustang, the short walk toward her new owner reflects just how far she’s come. Joia, 15, adopted Gypsy this spring through a program […]

Local Trainer Competes in Extreme Mustang Makeover

Queen Creek horsewoman competes in her first, wild-horse training event. When 31-year-old horse trainer Wanette Wilson heard that the Extreme Mustang Makeover (EMM) competition was coming to Queen Creek, she knew she wanted in. Even though an endometriosis diagnosis threatened to hold her back, she applied—and was accepted—as a 2016 competitor for the event, which […]

America’s Mustang Stops in Arizona, Missouri and Virginia

Celebrate American Mustangs through Second-Annual Tour AUSTIN, TEXAS – March 21, 2016 – The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) has announced that the 2016 America’s Mustang tour will have three celebration expos: Queen Creek, Ariz., Sedalia, Mo. and Lexington, Va. Now in its second year, the campaign educates Americans about wild mustangs and preserving public lands […]

Receive $1000 per Head for Housing and Gentling Mustangs and Burros Through the Storefront Program

The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) is expanding its Storefront Training and Adoption Program in hopes of offering more gentled mustangs and burros to the public through a national trainer base, an effort to support its mission of increasing the adoption of America’s excess mustangs and burros. The Bureau of Land Management currently estimates 58,000 wild […]

Fort Worth Extreme Mustang Makeover Champions Announced

The Extreme Mustang Makeover, a wild horse-training event presented by the Mustang Heritage Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro, made its annual stop in Fort Worth, TX, September 18-20, 2014, at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center. Youth and adult trainers traveled from across the United States to showcase the skills […]

Joe Misner wins Extreme Mustnag Makeover Trail Challenge

The third time was a charm for the veteran Mustang trainer. The Extreme Mustang Makeover Trail Challenge held in Norco, CA, came to a conclusion Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center. Joe Misner of Joshua Tree, CA, and 4-year-old Mustang gelding, Kenai, were awarded the adult championship at the sixth […]

Corporate Partners announced for 2014 Extreme Mustang Makeover Events

The Mustang Heritage Foundation would like to welcome Ram Trucks, Western Horseman, Zoetis, Gist Silversmiths, Smith Brothers, Martin Saddlery and Classic Equine, and Vetericyn as corporate partners of the 2014 Extreme Mustang Makeover events. The mission of the Mustang Heritage Foundation is to help promote the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro […]