Star post-Expo update
Update 9/2/12: Yesterday Star was returned to the wild, to live out her life with her relatives in a mustang sanctuary located in her ancestral home: Spring Creek Basin. Despite all her work and training, Star has always remained a wild mustang at heart. We are thrilled with this amazing outcome for her. Star is [...]...read more
New Cherry pictures
Cherry, the three-year-old mustang in the Norwood, CO area, is still in need of a home. Cherry is friendly, knows groundwork, handles easily for trailering, the farrier, etc., and has even been ridden about a dozen times. Here are some new pictures of her. Here is a link to the original post about her: http://www.freshstarthorserescue.org/2012/03/sweet-mustang-desperately-needs-home/ [...]...read more
The Mustangs of Fresh Start Horse Rescue
Puzzle, a BLM mustang from the Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area, runs with the Fresh Start herd. Fresh Start Horse Rescue has been saving and sheltering mustangs since its inception in 2005. Fresh Start is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located near the Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area in Colorado. Currently, six mustangs reside [...]...read more
Puzzle: Returned to the Wild!
I’m a 2003 mare from the Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area of Colorado. I endured a helicopter roundup, then was adopted at a BLM mustang adoption. And THEN, I ended up unwanted. After six years, an unbelievable miracle occurred: a brand new mustang sanctuary in my homeland, Spring Creek Basin accepted me and my [...]...read more
Star, a.k.a. “Mustang Sally”
Hello, I’m Star, aka “Mustang Sally”. I was removed from Colorado’s Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area as a weanling, in 2005. I have been started under saddle by Scott Whinfrey at the 2010 and 2011 Four States Ag Expo. My future as a saddle horse looks promising for an experienced rider or trainer who would [...]...read more
Wizard – Adopted!
I’m Wizard, an American Mustang from Utah’s Sulphur Herd. Fresh Start’s founders purchased me from a kill buyer in August, 2005. I was starved, terrified, untouchable, worm-infested and very sick. I had a recently-healed bulled hole through my neck. The above picture, taken at the Four States Ag Expo in 2010, shows me a changed horse after [...]...read more
*Adopted!* I’m Avalon, a 2001 American Mustang mare from California. I was rescued in 2005 by the Ryan family, who outbid the kill buyers at the auction. I was underweight, frightened, and had just had my foal taken from me. It took two years to regain my health and gentle back down. I am a [...]...read more