Wild for Life Foundation

Wild for Life Foundation is dedicated to saving, protecting and preserving equines.
Jul 21, 2015

July 2015 Update Navajo Horses Rescue & Recovery

We are pleased to report that the Navajo Mustangs are doing extremely well. Thanks to your continued kind and meaningful donations, these innocent victims who had lost and suffered so much are able to heal in a safe and peaceful environement, and rebuild family bonds.  Your donations are helping to pay for nutritious hay, quality veterinary care, Farrier care and quality safe habitats. 

The last of the surviving Navajo Mustangs rescued through the Navajo Horses Rescue and Recovery Mission arrived and reunited with their family members just in time for the 2014 year-end holidays.  Five of the mares were pregnant at the time of their rescue and have since given birth to healthy fillies and colts who have been able to run free in the wild horse habitat areas with their mothers and other Mustang babies in their age group. They have been learning invaluable socialization skills which are vital to their cultural survival as a species. It's amazing how much they've grown and how far they all have come.  The balance of the herd is enjoying their freedom in the adjacent multi-acre wild horse habitat areas.

WFLF is dedicated to assuring the forever safe harbor of all rescue horses under its umbrella, which means seeing that their housing, feed and care is provided for the lifetime of each horse. Rescue is just the beginning of a long, dedicated endeavor to provide the best quality of life for these majestic refugees. The Wild for Life Foundation needs your continued support now in order to aid these and other victimized wild horses in need.

Wild for Life Foundation, an all volunteer 501 c3 charity that relies 100% on donations is working around the clock to assure the forever safe harbor for these and other wild and domestic equines. Your continued kind support enables us to provide everything from veterinary medical care, to farriers, to nutritional hay and feed, to nursery and foaling enclosures to safe natural habitat spaces and beyond. Wild For Life Foundation delivers an important public service by providing a place where orphaned, distressed, injured, or displaced horses and burros get a second chance at life and are able to thrive in natural habitats. Your continued monetary donations make it possible to provide the vital care and living space these victimized Mustangs need.

As the remaining number of Wild Horses in the U.S. nears extinction, education and appreciation through the protection and observation of Wild Horses in natural sanctuary environments becomes tantamount to their survival as a species. America’s Wild Horses cannot be reproduced once they are gone. 

WFLF’s Navajo Horse Rescue and Recovery Mission (NHRRM) is an ongoing effort to rescue and re-home wild horses, burros and orphan foals that are at risk of slaughter or that have been victimized by roundups. Our gentle, soothing rescue and rehabilitation process is allowing rescued fillies and colts to heal in calm and safe environments. As rescued horses heal, their successful transitions to educational Ambassadors create a lasting impact on the public for more humane and positive care of horses.

The Wild For Life Foundation needs your continued support and respectfully seeks your assistance in sharing information about our mission with your friends and family. We can’t do this work without you. You make our healing and lifesaving work possible.

We thank you for your continued support of our work on behalf of the horses. Together we can make a huge difference now and for generations to come.

The Team at Wild for Life Foundation
Navajo Horses Rescue and Recovery Mission

Jul 21, 2015

July 2015 Saving America's Horses Report

Saving America's Horses continues to raise awareness and compel people to action. Although the defunding of the appropriations for USDA inspectors in U.S. horse slaughter plants is back in place, America's wild and domestic horses continue to face this gruesome fate after being sold at local auctions around the country, then shipped for slaughter in Canada and Mexico. Awareness if key to lifesaving action.

We are working steadily to release Saving America’s Horses to DVD and to bring movie screenings to theaters and local community venues far and wide.

Your continued support will make it possible for fans and collaborating organizations to take part and help drive the success of the screenings through word-of-mouth, social media and ticket pre-sales. Dates and venues for each screening will be based on booking requests and availability. 

SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES is a powerful podium with a dynamic reach to animal lovers worldwide. This intelligent exposé also reveals how the public has been misled by several government agencies and corporate interests that run over the laws that are supposed to protect the horses, people and the environment.

Vital funds are being raised to put this powerful film in front of as many people as possible. Your continued support can help make this happen.

We are honored for the opportunity to raise awareness for SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES through the GlobalGiving fund raising platform.

Thank you for your continued kind and generous support for this important project.

Katia Louise and the Team at Saving America's Horses

May 26, 2015

Project Report for WFLF Drive to Aid Starved and Horses

We are pleased to share this progress report via GlobalGiving on the progress of our project to help feed starved and homeless horses, ponies, foals and burros in desperate need.

Our Hay Drive to Aid Starved & Homeless Horses was launched in late September of 2014 and though we experienced a sluggish start through the first three months, we saw a dramatic increase in the support that came in for the project through December.   We were extremely encouraged by the December increase and hopeful that it would continue so that we can provide crucially needed nutritous hay and feed to to as many victimized equines as possible.  Your support in sharing information about this important cause will undoubtedly help us to come closer to our goal. Will you help by sharing a link to our project page on Global Giving?

So many equines suffer starvation due to skyrocketing hay prices which have been compounded by drought conditions. Indeed the cost of hay has more than doubled over the past few years and prices have continued to rise. The immediate and continuing need to replenish hay supplies is vital.

Having crucial hay funds is what makes it possible for us to continue our lifesaving work. The success of this Hay Drive will enable us to purchase nutritious hay that will keep numerous homeless horses fed. This project when fully funded will purchase quality hay that provides vital nutrients to horses in need, regardless of breed, age or discipline.

While we have quite a ways to go to reach our fund raising goal of $25 thousand for this project, we are deeply touched and encouraged by the recent increase and showing of compassionate support from the caring GlobalGiving community. Your thoughtful donations are vital for the lifesaving work that we do. 

We are an all volunteer charity working around the clock on behalf of the horses, and during emergencies and crisis situations it’s an all-hands-on-deck operation and we literally put our lives on hold to rescue, recover and evacuate horses and burros from starvation and displacement.  Over this last year we were able to feed and save over 200 starved, homeless and victimized horses, and we were able to re-home over 120 of these victims into new permanent safe haven habitats. Indeed, we would not have been able to sustain these vital lifesaving rescue missions without the necessary funds to purchase enough nutritious hay to feed them.

At Wild For Life Foundation (WFLF) we take the placement of rescue horses into new loving homes very seriously. And at WFLF, for those victims whom we are not able to place into new loving homes, we welcome them into our own sanctuary facilities where they are assured safe harbor as long as needed. We would not be able to do this lifesaving work and carry out our mission if not for the kind and generous support of people like you.

Although we realize that not all animals can be saved, our commitment is to do our utmost for all incoming animals. And though we have met that challenge, as a charity that relies 100% on continuing donations, we are constantly stretched in our ability to raise the needed funds to carry out our mission.

This project delivers an important public service by providing urgently needed essential provisions for victimized horses. It's helping to raise awareness and essential funds, for the rescue and recovery of countless horses, ponies, donkeys and foals that urgently need hay after being starved, neglected, rounded up or discarded and left to die. As victimized horses heal, their successful transformation provides an educational platform with a lasting impact on the public for more humane and positive care.

If you would like to help secure the safety and welfare of horses in need, one great way is by setting up recurring donations through our GlobalGiving platform. Through monthly gifts you can help secure nutritious hay for the neediest animals that come into our rescue and sanctuary program. Monthly giving is the easiest way to support our lifesaving mission. Your monthly gifts provide a consistent, reliable income stream that allows us to assure that these vulnerable victimized animals receive the quality hay they need and that they will never be at risk of starvation or displacement again!

In the coming months, we’ll keep you updated about our vital hay drive project, its victories, and the many lives that will benefit from the success of this project. Thank you very much for your interest and support for all you do to make this incredible aid for at-risk horses possible.

Best wishes,

Katia Louise

WFLF Executive Director and Project Leader

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