The wild mustang is a symbol of American freedom, pride, and grit that was once represented by the American cowboy in the late 1800’s. Each year, thousands of wild mustangs are captured and placed in off-range corrals as the populations rise above manageable numbers. BLM works to encourage the public to adopt these captured mustangs. However, many people are hesitant to adopt a wild horse. Three Point Center’s mustang program is based on the idea that we can use these wild mustangs to help our students heal and in turn, help the wild mustangs become adopted.
Students have 70 days to prepare a wild mustang for adoption. The students must gentle the mustang and help it learn to do the following 3 things before it can be adopted: