ISPMB AND WILD HORSES IN THE MEDIA
EPOCH TIMES, November 2014
What will be the fate of wild horses on America’s public lands? There have been continual assaults by western politicians in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on laws that have been established to protect them. Behind these assaults are cattlemen, hunters and greedy special interest groups that want public land for their own profit. If a cow-and-a-half are worth $3,000 and a horse is worth nothing there is soon to be an apocalypse for the horse.

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ASPEN PEAK, Summer 2012
Writer Kurt Brungardt and photographer John Kelly visit the front lines of the 'Mustang Wars'.

Go to the finder on the top and search for 'Wild Horses' or page 124.

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THE MUSTANG MYSTIQUE, March 2010
"Descended from animals that escaped the Spanish conquistadors almost 500 years ago, wild horses roam the West. But are they running out of room?"

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MUSTANGS-SPIRIT OF THE SHRINKING WEST, February 2009
"Across the western United States, mustangs compete for space with ranching and energy development."

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CONCERT IN CELEBRATION OF THE AMERICAN WEST, August 22, 2009 Author Michael Blake & The John Coinman Band Concert in Celebration of the American West Benefit for the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros Download Word File
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GALLOPING SCARED. November 2006
"Before 1971, when Velma "Wild Horse Annie" Johnston won her crusade to save the country's wild horses, they were being trapped in brutal airplane roundups, slaughtered, and sold as steaks overseas. Now Republican Montana senator Conrad Burns, through a bill signed by President Bush, has gutted the 35-year-old law protecting these cherished symbols of the America West."

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WHERE THE HORSES RUN WILD. February, 2005
"Mustangs reconnect the Lakota people with their equine heritage." The Lakota people never thought of the horse as a beast of burden. Throughout their shared history – which spans hundreds of years – they always considered this four-legged creature holy. They believe they are spiritually linked."
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LAKOTA PROJECT SHELTERS WILD HORSES, 2004
"Cowboys used to chase the wild horses, tame them as mounts, or sell them to slaughter houses. Today's ranches both enjoy their existence as a symbol of the West and deplore their foraging on ranch crops."

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THE NEW FACE OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN. September, 2004
"The Healing Touch". David Little Wounded reaches out to calm a friend on the South Dakota's Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, where wild mustangs have been reintroduced after an absence of 140 years. One tribal program uses the horses as therapy to treat substance abuse, and David says the animals helped tame the wildness in him too. "Working with horses just brings out your inner peace."

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SAVING THE WHITE SANDS MUSTANGS, April, 1999
"A desert missile range is no place for wild horses. Thanks to an unlikely team of rescuers, this endangered herd is headed for greener pastures.

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Photographed & Produced by Phil G. Giriodi
 
 

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Gila Spanish Horse Herd at ISPMB in South Dakota
 
 

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The full documentary by Mara LeGrand can be purchased at   http://wildhorsesinwindsofchange.com/purchase/
 
 
Wild Horses in Winds of Change, is a must see, according to Jonathan Ratner, of Western Water Sheds.  " The film is a wake up call to understand the root cause of all problems for wild horses.... "  Library Journal calls the award winning film "beautifully rendered and very persuasive..." and the DC Independent film refers to the film as "extraordinary."   Horse trainer and author, Karina Lewis is taking the film on the road as she launches her seminars and book signing .  She says:  "This is an excellent film with a very powerful message."
The thirty -minute documentary opened at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood in December, winning a Los Angeles Movie Award.  It is now being shown at film festivals coast to coast,  and has been selected by the prestigious,  Nashville Film Festival to be shown with "Buck" this years audience choice award at Sundance about the man who "The Horse Whisperer" with Robert Redford was inspired by.Karen Sussman of ISPMB is featured in the film and will make an appearance at the Black Hills Film Festival.  http://www.blackhillsfilmfestival.com/  Check the website for date, time and ticket purchase.  Wild Horses In Winds of Change is currently the only documentary about wild horses that also carries an ecological message.  It is an ideal film to organize a fund-raising event around and raise money for a cause of your choice.  Contact http://wildhorsesinwindsofchange.com  to learn more.


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"Saving America's Horses A Nation Betrayed"

 
"Saving America's Horses A Nation Betrayed" presents a focused look into the unseen world of both wild and domestic equines. It's a hard hitting exposé about today's horses and the need to protect and preserve them. The film explores our relationship to these animals through a compelling compilation of true life stories, undercover footage and expert testimony. Great hope is presented through an inspiring and diverse call to action leaving viewers with the inspiration and knowledge to effect change and convey the same to others.

 

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