Red, his family of seven and the 15 other mustangs saved from Carson City prison
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From American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC)
October 2013

[Ed. Note: See followup - The Carson 23]

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GREAT NEWS: we've raised the funds we need to rescue Red, his family of seven and the fifteen other mustangs in the Carson City Prison.

We're already making plans to transport the horses in the coming days from Carson City to the DreamCatcher Wild Horse and Burro Sanctuary in Northern California (pictured left). And Barbara Clark, founder of DreamCatcher, says they can't wait to set the horses free to roam once again:

"We at DreamCatcher look forward to getting Red and his band out of the pens at the Carson City Prison. Our 2,000-acre sanctuary in northern California stands ready to greet this family where they will live out the rest of their lives together as wild horses."

This is yet another heroic rescue that could not take place without the generosity of AWHPC supporters, who have allowed AWHPC to send significant funds to underwrite these lifesaving efforts.

But the hard work for wild horses of the Virginia Range has just begun. We are still raising funds to implement range management measures to prevent future captures and removals of horses from their homes on the range, and to help our coalition member, the Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund, care for the 150 Virginia Range mustangs they have already rescued from the slaughter auction.

If you donate to our Virginia Range mustang fund, your contribution will be put directly to work to protect these historic and cherished wild horses.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for anything you can give to this lifesaving effort.

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