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Joe Misner Wins Extreme Mustang Makeover Trail Challenge

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 annual wild horse training event held in Horsetown, U.S.A.

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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 Program and increase the number of successful adoptions.

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Arianne Hagwood Awarded Mustang Magic Championship

The annual Mustang Heritage Foundation invitational trainers challenge, Mustang Magic, came to a conclusion at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Saturday, January 25. Arianne Hagwood of Torrington, Wyoming, and 6-year-old mustang mare, Amy, were named champions of the freestyle finals and were awarded $3,500.

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2014 Mustang Heritage Foundation Staff and Board of Trustees Announced

The Board of Trustees, Advisory Board and staff assignments for the Mustang Heritage Foundation were finalized during the organization's annual meeting, Dec. 2, 2013. The Foundation is excited to continue its mission of promoting the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Program and ...

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Mustang Million Awards $200,000 and a Ram Truck to Legends Champion

A week of exciting competition in Fort Worth, Texas, came to a fantastic end with the crowning of the Mustang Million Legends Division Champion. Tom Hagwood of Torrington, Wyoming, and his Mustang gelding, Merv, were given a check for $200,000 and a 2014 Ram Truck for their efforts.

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Youth Shine at Mustang Million

Jacqueline Donahue, 17, of Seymour, Tennessee, and her Bureau of Land Management Mustang yearling, Calibrated Cadenza, were crowned champions of the Mustang Million Youth Division on Friday, September 20. After two days of preliminary competition among 60 youth, the top ten scoring trainers advanced to the freestyle finals to show off skills they have worked on since adopting the Mustang yearlings nearly four months ago.

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Nathan Eicher wins New Jersey Extreme Mustang Makeover

The Extreme Mustang Makeover, produced by the Mustang Heritage Foundation, returned to Gloucester County, New Jersey, for the second year. The wild horse gentling contest that was held August 2-4, 2013, featured two days of competition among 33 trainers and Mustangs they had worked with since early April. Nathan Eicher of Reinholds, Pennsylvania, and Little Mouse, a 2009 brown mare, took home the championship buckle and $5,000 in prize money.

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Makes its First Trip to South Carolina

Georgetown, Texas, October 29, 2012 – Elisa Wallace of Jasper, Georgia, and her Mustang trainee Fledge were crowned champions of the 2012 Extreme Mustang Makeover in Clemson, South Carolina, on October 20. Fledge is a 2009 sorrel gelding gathered from the Maverick-Medicine Herd Management Area in Nevada.

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Announcement of Mustang Million puts Wild Horses in new Equine Class

One thousand wild horses available for adoption and eligible to compete for $1 million in prizes.

(GEORGETOWN, TX – Sept. 12, 2012) The Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) today announced that its annual Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover competition will be reformatted and achieve new heights in 2013 with the Mustang Million. This ambitious event seeks to place 1,000 wild, untouched horses into adoptive homes and be eligible for the performance competition with a $1,000,000 cash and prize purse.

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Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover Crowns Champions in Four Divisions.

Mustangs and trainers competed for their share of more than $250,000 in Fort Worth.

Georgetown, Texas, September 20, 2012 – For the 2012 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover, trainers had approximately 120 days to transform wild American Mustangs into willing partners as they competed for their share of more than $250,000 in prize money. Once again, the champions entertained and amazed the crowd with their performances that displayed great horsemanship skills and incredible trust from once wild and fearful Mustangs.

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Mustang Million Offers $50,000 in Prize Money for Talented Youth Trainers

Youth ages 8-17 are invited to change the life of a wild horse. Georgetown, Texas, November 1, 2012 – America’s wild horses are protected today because of a campaign by Wild Horse Annie and thousands of American school children that raised awareness of their plight. The Mustang Heritage Foundation is inviting youth between the ages of 8-17 to change the life of a wild Mustang yearling through adoption and training at Mustang Million. The new training competition will take place at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, September 16-21.

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Amanda Brantmayer Wins Extreme Mustang Makeover

Georgetown, Texas, August 16, 2012 – A standing-room-only crowd at Gloucester County’s Dream Park saw Amanda Brantmayer and her Mustang trainee Pauly D capture the title of champion by accumulating 61.5 points in the compulsories and 111 points in the freestyle for a total of 172.5, or 2.5 points more than their nearest competition. The wild horses and trainers began their training journey in April in preparation for the Extreme Mustang Makeover, which was held August 10-12, 2012, at Gloucester County, New Jersey. Trainers had approximately 98 days to gentle the horse and train it to be ridden for the competition.

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Barrel Racing Event Planned for 2012

The Mustang Heritage Foundation’s mission to increase adoptions of America’s BLM-housed wild horses has always focused on showcasing wild horses’ versatile talents and trainability. In 2012, the Foundation is launching specialty events including a newly announced barrel racing event being held in conjunction with the Better Barrel Races LLC Oklahoma-Texas Regionals at the Diamond W Arena in Alvarado, Texas. The competition and adoption auction will take place November 16-17, 2012.

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Youth Division Added to $250,000 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover Three adult divisions and youth division will make Mustang event biggest ever.

The Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover will add a new twist in 2012 as 100 yearlings will be offered for adoption for a new youth division. Yearlings will be adopted prior to the Supreme similar to the 200 older geldings that will be offered, too. In 2012, three adult divisions with combined purses and prizes estimated at $200,000 will again be held in addition to the new youth division. The Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover competition will take place at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, September 13-15. The adoption auction will take place March 31 through Superior Productions on RDF-TV. Bidders must be preapproved prior to February 13.

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Roping Event Planned for Labor Day Weekend

In 2012, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is launching a new concept in its successful Extreme Mustang Makeover events with the first Extreme Mustang Makeover Team Roping. The event is designed to show the trainability of Mustangs and their ability to successfully compete in roping events. The wild American Mustangs previously untouched by humans began training for the competition April 27-28, when they were picked up from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, by their trainers. The Extreme Mustang Makeover Team Roping will be held August 31- September 1 at the Wildfire Arena in Salado, Texas. It will be held in conjunction with the Sixth Annual Resistol Roping.

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Jessica Dabkowski Wins Fort Collins Extreme Mustang Makeover

Jessica Dabkowski of Laporte, Colorado, and her Mustang trainee Novo won the Fort Collins, Colorado, Extreme Mustang Makeover on June 9. Jessica and Novo were third in the pattern class and fourth in the combined leading and riding trail class, but the preliminary scores are wiped clean for the finals. The team scored an 89 in the compulsory maneuvers, which was third best, but impressed the judges and wowed the crowd with a routine that included portions performed without a bridle. Jessica and Novo scored 164 in the freestyle for a total of 253 and won the competition by half a point.

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Obbie Schlom Wins Norco, California, Extreme Mustang Makeover

Eighteen-year-old phenomenon Obbie Schlom of Silverado, California, took the Norco, California Extreme Mustang Makeover by storm. Schlom showed two Mustang mares at the event and walked away with champion and reserve champion honors. Schlom and her Mustang mare Rosamay received 354 points in the finals to win, while Schlom and her Mustang mare Crazy Mary received 352 points.

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Sid Zacharias and Mustang Sally Win Extreme Mustang Makeover at the Midwest Horse Fair

Thirty-one Mustangs and their trainers gathered at the Midwest Horse Fair Extreme Mustang Makeover in Madison, Wisconsin, April 20-22. The trainers began working with the horses approximately 85 days ago when the horses were picked up in late January. When the dust settled and the scores were tabulated, Sid Zacharias of Spooner, Wisconsin, and his 4-year-old trainee Mustang Sally emerged the champions. Zacharias and Sally earned 84 points in the compulsories and 154 points in the freestyle for a finals total of 238 points. The pair earned a $2,500 check, a custom Gist belt buckle and custom Extreme Mustang Makeover RES Equine Products splint boots. Mustang Sally is a bay mare that was gathered from Wyoming.

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Logan Leach Wins Mustang Magic at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

The top Mustang trainers from the past year received invitations to compete at Mustang Magic at the 116th annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. The best-of-the-best competition did not disappoint, and with a packed house watching, Logan Leach of Granbury, Texas, and Kiowa claimed the championship honors. The trainers traveled from across the United States – from Georgia to California and points in between – to compete with their Mustangs January 19-21.

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Three Division Champions Crowned at Murfreesboro Extreme Mustang Makeover

Georgetown, Texas, October 25, 2011 – Fifty-nine previously wild Mustangs competed in three divisions at the Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Extreme Mustang Makeover October 21-23 to show the trainability of Mustangs. Wild American Mustangs previously untouched by humans began training for the competition in July when they were picked up from a Bureau of Land Management facility. All 59 Mustangs that competed at the event were adopted on October 23.

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Mustang Heritage Foundation Announces 2012 Extreme Mustang Makeover Schedule
From California to New Jersey and points in between, talented Mustangs will be showcased.

Georgetown, Texas, September 12, 2011 – Since the first Extreme Mustang Makeover event was held in 2007, the Mustang Heritage Foundation has facilitated the adoptions of more than 3,000 gentled American Mustangs. In 2012, the Foundation in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management will continue to increase its efforts to raise awareness of adoptions of America’s Mustangs. Next year, the Mustang Heritage Foundation will host eight Extreme Mustang Makeover events and travel to new areas in the United States.

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Georgetown, Texas, August 16, 2011 – For the past three months, more than twenty trainers have been working with wild Mustangs in preparation for the Navajo Nation Extreme Mustang Makeover in Tsaile, Arizona, August 12-14, the hard work was put to the test as the trainers displayed the talents of the Mustangs in classes designed to showcase the horses’ intelligence and athletic ability. When the dust settled, Jed Austin Mayfield of Tucson, Arizona, and his Mustang EZ were named the champions of the first Extreme Mustang Makeover ever to be held in Arizona.

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Mustangs Begin Competition on Purina Feed Plan

Georgetown, Texas, August 1, 2011 – Three Mustangs competing in the Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Extreme Mustang Makeover have been chosen to take part in the Purina Mustang Challenge to show how the proper nutrition in Purina feeds can transform a horse in three months.

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NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME NAMES PATTI COLBERT FERN SAWYER AWARD WINNER

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, July 26 – The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame has named Patti Colbert of Bertram, Texas, as the 2011 recipient of the Fern Sawyer Award. The Fern Sawyer Award, whose namesake is a 1976 Honoree and champion cowgirl, is awarded to an individual or organization that has worked toward and contributed to the advancement of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Previous award winners include Edward P. Bass, Georgia Mae Ericson, Anne W. Marion, Van Romans and Sheila Welch.

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Mustang Heritage Foundation Begins Search for Youth Employees

Georgetown, Texas, July 21, 2011 – The Mustang Heritage Foundation is searching for qualified youth for the 2011 Youth Employment Program. Enthusiastic youth ages 15-24 are encouraged to apply for these exciting positions to help spread the word about American Mustangs. Interested youth must apply for this unique 12-week work-from-home program. After successfully completing the program, youth will receive up to $500.

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Returns to Murfreesboro in 2011
Ready for pick up, Mustangs will begin training in hopes of finding adoptive homes.

Georgetown, Texas, July 20, 2011 – With more than 30,000 American Mustangs waiting to be adopted in BLM facilities, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is stepping up its efforts to help these American legends find adoptive homes. Beginning July 21, more than 80 wild Mustangs will enter into training to prepare for the Extreme Mustang Makeover competition in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Ram Truck Joins Mustang Heritage Foundation as Sponsor

Georgetown, Texas, July 19, 2011 – Teaming wild horses with horse power of the four-wheeled kind, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is proud to welcome Ram Truck to its family of corporate partners. Ram Truck will aid Mustang adoption efforts, as well as Extreme Mustang Makeover events which bring awareness to the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s adoption programs.

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Don Douglas and Bay Joe Win Norco, California, Extreme Mustang Makeover
Mustangs shined as they displayed their versatility in the arena and on the trails.

Georgetown, Texas, May 20, 2011 – The Extreme Mustang Makeover returned to Norco, California, May 13-15. The event showcased the Mustangs’ superior ability to navigate the trails in the foothills of Norco and the urban obstacles around town. On Saturday night, Don Douglas of Paicines, California, and his Mustang Bay Joe were crowned champions of the event.

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Mustang Heritage Foundation Supporters Asked to Contact BLM to Protect Future Makeover and TIP Programs

Georgetown, Texas, March 14, 2011 – The Mustang Heritage Foundation is asking supporters, trainers and adopters to contact the Bureau of Land Management in support of the MHF’s 2011 schedule and its 4,000 horse adoption plan for 2012. The BLM posted its Strategy Development Document on their website www.blm.gov. Included in the document is the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s proposal to adopt 4,000 Mustangs.

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Mustang Heritage Foundation Announces Art Contest

Georgetown, Texas, March 21, 2011 – The Mustang Heritage Foundation is kicking off its Wild Horse Adoption Awareness campaign by hosting an art contest. The month of June has been designated as the official start of the campaign and art entries will be due June 1, 2011. In addition to $500 that will be awarded to the winning art entries, the top-placing art work will be featured on the cover of the 2011 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover program.

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Bob Moorhouse and B.F. Yeates Join Mustang Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees
New members bring wealth of knowledge and experience to Foundation.

Georgetown, Texas, February 23, 2011 – The Mustang Heritage Foundation is proud to announce Bob Moorhouse and B.F. Yeates have joined the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Moorhouse and Yeates bring a vast knowledge of the equine industry to the Foundation’s Board and will work with the Foundation’s staff and other board members to help the Foundation in its mission to facilitate successful adoptions for America’s excess Mustangs.

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Teryn Muench and Maverick Win 2011 Mustang Magic at Fort Worth Stock Show
Standing-room only crowd fills John Justin Arena to see Mustangs in action.

Georgetown, Texas, January 26, 2011 – The overflowing crowd packed the John Justin Arena on January 22 to see the finals to Mustang Magic, and the Mustangs and trainers did not disappoint. The crowd was moved to a standing ovation on numerous occasions during the exciting freestyle finals of Mustang Magic, which was presented by the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and Sam’s Club. Teryn Muench of Marietta, Oklahoma, and Maverick, the Mustang he has trained since September, won the top prize with a performance that wowed the judges and the crowd with flying lead changes and by roping a calf.

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$200,000 in Purses and Bonuses Available at 2011 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover
New divisions, more prize money and extra bonuses will make the Fort Worth, Texas, event the talk of the equine world!

Georgetown, Texas, January 7, 2011 – Building on the success of the 2010 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover, 200 Mustangs will be available for adoption April 16 and will be eligible for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes at the 2011 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover to be held September 15-17 at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  

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The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and Sam’s Club To Present Mustang Magic
Twenty-four Mustangs trained by top-placing Extreme Mustang Makeover trainers set to compete at Fort Worth Stock Show January 21-22.

Georgetown, Texas, January 4, 2011 – The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and Sam’s Club have joined forces to present Mustang Magic January 21-22 at the John Justin Arena. Some of the top Mustang trainers in the nation have been working with 24 previously untouched Mustangs, and they will all meet in Fort Worth to decide who takes home the Mustang Magic title.  

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Returns to Norco in 2011
The Mustang Heritage Foundation seeks trainers ready to take the 90-day Mustang Challenge.

Georgetown, Texas, November 10, 2010 – In May, Extreme Mustang Makeover returns to Norco, California. Living up to its Horsetown USA moniker, Norco competitors will showcase their Mustangs’ talents on an urban trail course as well as other classes. Mustangs and trainers will be asked to take the competition along trails in the foothills and through downtown Norco where they will encounter obstacles such as getting the mail and crossing creeks. The event is scheduled for May 13-15, 2011.  

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Mustang Heritage Foundation Announces 2011 Extreme Mustang Makeover Schedule
From California to Tennessee and points in between, talented Mustangs will be showcased.

Georgetown, Texas, October 20, 2010 – With more than 30,000 American Mustangs waiting to be adopted in BLM facilities, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is stepping up its efforts to help these American legends find adoptive homes. In 2011, the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Extreme Mustang Makeover events will continue to showcase the talents of the American Mustang and will up the ante by offering the largest purse ever in Mustang competition. 

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Returns to Norco in 2011
The Mustang Heritage Foundation seeks trainers ready to take the 90-day Mustang Challenge.  

 

Georgetown, Texas, November 10, 2010 – In May, Extreme Mustang Makeover returns to Norco, California. Living up to its Horsetown USA moniker, Norco competitors will showcase their Mustangs’ talents on an urban trail course as well as other classes. Mustangs and trainers will be asked to take the competition along trails in the foothills and through downtown Norco where they will encounter obstacles such as getting the mail and crossing creeks. The event is scheduled for May 13-15, 2011. 

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Extreme Mustang Makeover Returns to Fort Collins in 2011
Equine superstar Al Dunning will assist talented Mustang trainers at Colorado event.

 

Georgetown, Texas, November 4, 2010 – With more than 30,000 American Mustangs waiting to be adopted in BLM facilities, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is stepping up its efforts to help these American legends find adoptive homes. In 2011, the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Extreme Mustang Makeover events will continue to showcase the talents of the American Mustang and will up the ante by offering the largest purse ever in Mustang competition.  

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Craig Cameron to Appear at the 2011 Fort Worth Stock Show
Twenty-five Mustangs trained by some of the top-placing Extreme Mustang Makeover trainers set to compete at Fort Worth Stock Show in 2011.  

 

Georgetown, Texas, November 9, 2010 – Renowned equine clinician Craig Cameron travels the United States helping horse owners build a better relationship with their horses, and on January 27, 2011, equine enthusiasts are in for a treat as the Mustang Heritage Foundation presents A Night with Craig Cameron during the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo! Cameron will share his experience at a free educational seminar offered at the 115th Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Mustang Magic to Showcase Top Mustang Trainers at Fort Worth Stock Show
Mustang Magic adopters will receive special instruction from Cameron on working with their newly adopted Mustang Magic horses but all horse enthusiasts are welcome.  

 

Georgetown, Texas, November 9, 2010 – The mystical powers of America’s wild horses will be displayed January 21-22 as the Mustang Heritage Foundation presents Mustang Magic at the 115th Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas. Some of the top Mustang trainers in the nation will display their horsemanship skills as 25 Mustangs compete at the third annual Mustang Magic.

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