Past, But Fun to Look Back!

Tickets are now on sale for a full schedule of summer tours, photo safaris and special programs at Return to Freedom’s American Wild Horse Sanctuary headquarters in Lompoc and satellite sanctuary in San Luis Obispo on ... Read More
March 9, 2023Cory Golden
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THIS SUNDAY!! Sunday, October 2nd: Wine tasting - Film - Panel Discussion Special screening of “The Mustangs: America's Wild Horses” in Paso Robles, CA at Park Cinemas Hosted by San Luis Obispo Film Festival and ... Read More
September 28, 2022Cory Golden
Don't miss Flying Goat Cellars ’ 15th Annual Winemaker Dinner  at the romantic, rustic setting of La Purísima Mission State Historic Park in Lompoc on September 30, 2022, 6-9 PM.... Read More
September 25, 2022Cory Golden
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Dear Friends, When we think about a horse sanctuary, we picture large numbers of horses roaming the pastures in groups, living naturally and peacefully within their bonded bands, cared for by loving hands. While this is very true, we can never forget that these herds and family bands are made up of ... Read More
August 9, 2022Cory Golden
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Dear Friends, Recently, we’ve shared our determination to reunite members of two wild horse family bands heartlessly separated by a traumatic government roundup. Both Misun and Ares were proud band stallions captured in Wyoming’s Red Desert Complex in 2020. We searched—successfully—to find members of their bands in the Bureau of Land Management’s ... Read More
June 10, 2022Cory Golden
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Dear Friends, We know that we talk about our need for lots of good hay...well, a lot. With over 450 wild horses and burros, and an increasing number of seniors, the need never ends, and the amount of good hay we need for so many horses and burros is increasingly hard to ... Read More
March 23, 2022Cory Golden
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Please click here to donate hay, and check "recurring" to make a monthly hay gift to a horse I prefer PayPal Dear Friends, Horses have to eat, and 500 horses eat a lot. Feeding large numbers of animals is always challenging, but it’s especially difficult now, as hay ... Read More
January 26, 2022Cory Golden
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During the harsh winter of 2018-2019, a young mustang, Hotah, got caught up in a barbed-wire fence hidden by heavy snow. Covered in lacerations and unable to move, he suffered alone until a kind Grey Stallion came and stood by him until he could fight his way free. They became ... Read More
December 29, 2021Cory Golden