Connect with Wild Horses in Cross Plains, Tenn. at Meet The Mustang Event
Georgetown, Texas – The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) invites the public to see and learn about American Mustangs, June 10-11, 2016 at the beautiful Carr’s Wild Horse and Burro Center in Cross Plains, Tenn. The Meet the Mustang event will be held in conjunction with the Robertson County Farm Bureau Farm Days.
Currently, over 58,000 mustangs roam public rangelands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the western United States. Another 50,000 mustangs have been gathered from the range and are awaiting adoption in off-range holding corrals and pastures. Through a partnership with BLM, MHF, a 501 (c)(3) public, charitable, nonprofit organization, works to increase the number of successful adoptions of America’s excess mustangs and burros that are in holding through innovative training and gentling programs, such as the Extreme Mustang Makeover and the America’s Mustang Campaign. The Foundation also offers education opportunities, like Meet The Mustang, for the public to see and learn about these living legends.
The June event will provide a special opportunity to see mustang training and care demonstrations and learn about current wild horse numbers and statistics, while having the opportunity to adopt a mustang of you own! A nice selection of mustangs will be on site and available for adoption. Guest equine speakers and clinicians include Madison Shambaugh, reserve champion of the Extreme Mustang Makeover, Mike Branch, current Trainer Incentive Program (TIP) trainer, R.F. (Ric) Redden, D.V.M., a farrier and a veterinarian, and many more mustang professionals.
Mustang-themed films, “Unbranded,” and “Wild Horse, Wild Ride” will be shown in the special hay bale theatre. This event is free to the public and can be enjoyed by all ages. Visit www.mustangheritagefoundation.org or call 615-654-2180 for more information.
About the Mustang Heritage Foundation
The Mustang Heritage Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) public, charitable, nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating successful adoptions for America’s excess mustangs and burros. Extreme Mustang Makeovers are designed to showcase the recognized value of Mustangs through a national training competition. The Mustang Heritage Foundation is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Extreme Mustang Makeover in 2016 with 10 national event stops! Train, adopt or attend to show your support for the American Mustang. For more information, visit http://www.mustangheritagefoundation.org.
About the Carr’s Wild Horse & Burro Center
Paula and Randall Carr have been in the business of helping wild horses and burros find good homes in the East since 1979. Paula is president of the Board of Trustees for
the Mustang Heritage Foundation, and both Carrs are very active in their Farm Bureau.
The Carr’s work with the United States Fish & Wildlife Service’s Sheldon-Hart National Wildlife Refuge, to place the beautiful Sheldon wild horses into new homes. These are highly prized animals among wild horses, and highly sought after here in the Eastern States. The Carrs were inducted into the National Wild Horse & Burro Hall of Fame in 2005, an award they feel very honored to have received. The Carr’s Wild Horse & Burro Center is located at 4844 Couts-Carr Road in Cross Plains, TN. Visit http://www.carrranch.com/ to learn more.