Past, But Fun to Look Back!

black horse friday
Skip the long lines and sharp elbows of crowded Black Friday shopping -- sponsor one of our resident horses or burros on Black [Horse] Friday, instead! Taking part in RTF's automatic monthly donation program is a meaningful gift that benefits not only the ... Read More
November 29, 2019Cory Golden
Dawn- Steven Pile- June 2018 copy
Dear Friends, Overnight on Tuesday, our beloved Sulphur Springs mare Dawn nearly died from severe colic. We’re happy to report that she is now recovering with a fair to good prognosis for recovery. A 2 a.m. emergency surgery was only one part of a harrowing night. Despite being in visible pain, and ... Read More
October 22, 2019Cory Golden
Sladick pair
Return to Freedom's educational programs are designed to reconnect visitors to nature and, often for the first time, the world of wild horses and the challenges they face. This summer’s tour season is off to a great start, with 88 visitors for tours, 59 for Youth and Family Days, and ... Read More
July 3, 2019Cory Golden
Springtime lessons edit
Stallions play with their young and correct inappropriate behaviors. Stallions also work to maintain band cohesion and — ever watchful and alert — place themselves between their families and perceived threats. They are the protectors of the herd.
June 15, 2019Cory Golden
gerri halsey
Our summer program season is off to an exciting start, with a full house for both our first Lompoc sanctuary tour and Youth & Family Day. Forty-six adults and 16 children attended three special events May 11-13 alone, enjoying the beautiful weather on California's Central Coast, learning about America's wild horses ... Read More
May 19, 2019Cory Golden
nora and stella – ondrea hidley
Mares always know when to intervene when foals play too rough. They know how to set boundaries. Although foals learn etiquette from all the matriarchs and stallions in their herd, mothers of all species give nourishment and protection. And a bond that only a mother can provide.
May 12, 2019Cory Golden
PZP IMG_2840
An important part of any equine fertility control program is a deep knowledge of the tools you must use and continued education about current research. To that end, Return to Freedom recently hosted the Science and Conservation Center's Remote Delivery of Immunocontraceptive Vaccine training at RTF's American Wild Horse Sanctuary ... Read More
April 11, 2019Cory Golden
Morning Bird – Choctaw Eyes
Registration is now open for Return to Freedom's 2019 programs, each one an opportunity to get a close-up look at wild horses and burros while gaining a better understanding of the challenges faced on public lands by America's remarkable mustangs. Join us for: – Tours on the first Saturday of each month, ... Read More
March 6, 2019Cory Golden