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Mustang Camp

More than 20,000 captive mustangs are in the system with little hope of adoption. We are trying to bring them hope.
Our interns usually fall in love with their trainees.
We use science based methods relying primarily on positive reinforcement.
We help adopters find the horse they always dreamed about.

Education Element Objectives

The student will be able to:

  • train a wild horse using principles of behavior modification,
  • accurately describe the individual horse temperament and physical characteristics, 
  • write an advertisement, 
  • develop a marketing plan to find a horse adopter, and
  • be certified as a mustang trainer and ​wild horse and burro adoption agent.

Take home skills that can help solve America's Mustang Dilemma.

We provide room and board.

4 week internship: $1500 (including food and lodging).

1 week intensive: $500 (including food and lodging).
Mustang: $125
Generous work/study discounts... if you want to attend but can't afford it, ask about our grants and work /study positions.

How to Participate

Fill in our application form


Dates and Times

Intensive Mustang Clinic :Sunday, April 17 at 12:00pm - Saturday April 23 at 3:00pm

Monthly Mustang Internships :April 1 - December 1, 2011

Appropriate Ages: 16 and up

 ADA Accessibility Notes
Physically and mentally challenging conditions.

For More Information, Contact:

Patricia Irick
PO Box 620, Blanco, NM 87412

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Latitude: 36.479051200
Longitude: -107.528275500
Elevation: 6155 FT (1876 M)
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