Wild for Life Foundation

Wild for Life Foundation is dedicated to saving, protecting and preserving equines.
Aug 4, 2014

August 2-14 Update: Saving America's Horses is on the move

We are thrilled to announce that a series of Saving America’s Horses movie screenings will soon be launched at theaters and local community venues nationwide. Fans and collaborating organizations will be able 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.

Information on bookings and venues will soon be announced. Production team members are working behind the scenes to finalize preparations for this exciting development.

With YOUR continued support, funds are being raised to bring this extremely compelling film resource to more venues and to universities, schools and libraries and onto television/ cable and DVD. We continue to receive requests from people around the country to present SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES far and wide.

Supporters and fans will soon be given the option to add special meaning to their donations by designating that their support will aid in promotional costs, including live appearances, introductions, discussions, calls-to-action, and Q&A’s.

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. No horse will be safe until federal protection is put into action.

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.

SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES was successfully released to theaters in LA and NYC in December. Funds received through GlobalGiving and other sources helped to make this groundbreaking milestone for the horses, a reality. SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES also qualified for Oscar consideration which brought the issues impacting America's horses into the mainstream.

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.

The critic reviews for this film describe it as "A provocative rallying cry for justice and integrity" - THE QUAD CINEMA, NYC "Outstanding" - LA SPLASH MAGAZINE "Impassioned" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "Shocking statistics… "A searing indictment" -VARIETY "Filled with facts" - NY TIMES “A broad and balanced spectrum of opinion through interviews with veterinarians, trainers, policymakers and celebrity horsemen including Paul Sorvino and Willie Nelson, among others” - ABOUT.COM “Unpacks a multi-layered conspiracy - fueled by a parade of misinformation- against the survival and proliferation of horses” - LA TIMES

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.

Jun 9, 2014

June 2014 Report

Istas
Istas

We are pleased to report great strides of progress for the Navajo Horses Rescue and Recovery Mission (NHRRM). The number of lives saved continues to grow thanks to your kind support. In October we saved 17 orphan Navajo foals, ages 2-4 months old. They had been rounded up and sold for salvage after losing their Mothers to slaughter during the U.S. government funded Navajo roundups. In November we saved four more orphan foals, ages 3-6 months old. They had been abandoned on the range when their Mothers were captured and shipped to slaughter. In December we saved 17 more Navajo Mustangs including several fillies, colts and pregnant mares. They too had been captured and if not saved, were destined for slaughter.

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 a natural habitats. Your continued monetary donations make it possible to provide the vital care and living space these victimized Mustangs need. And for each mustang that is sponsored, we are able to save another distressed horse and meet its long term need for quality care and safe housing.

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 the Navajo 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 number of animals coming into our program has grown exponentially since we began, from just a few animals annually to more than one hundred each year. We feel not only to continue meeting the needs of these victims, but to accelerate our efforts and do more. But, at WFLF rescue is just the beginning of a long, dedicated endeavor to provide the best quality of life for these abused and homeless victims. Although we realize that not all horses can be saved, our commitment is to do our utmost for all incoming animals. And though we have met that challenge, this tremendous influx of animals due to a poor economy means that Wild For Life Foundation is constantly stretched in our ability to effectively respond to crisis. In the meantime, demand continues to grow for our lifesaving mission. While this is a good problem to have, we recognize that we must also continue to build capacity and expand our rescue program to meet theses exploding community demands.

As part of WFLF's Western Regional Equine Preserve Project the WFLF is currently seeking sponsorship for land acquisition for an equine sanctuary/preserve and educational center in the San Diego area where we will be able to serve more of America's most needy.

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

Yamka
Yamka
Baby Ka-Wachi and Mother Ayasha
Baby Ka-Wachi and Mother Ayasha
NHRRM
NHRRM
Apr 4, 2014

2014 Spring News and Updates from Saving America's Horses

Saving America's Horses Presents at the 2014 EAGALA Conference: The Wild for Life Foundation's Saving America's Horses is honored to have partnered with the The American Association of Equine Sports Preservation (AAESP) to present and exhibit at the 15th Annual EAGALA conference in March. The American Association of Equine Sports Preservation showcases equine-assisted programs that help children with autism, military veterans, and other victims of post-traumatic stress disorder. "We are pleased to report an overwhelming response to SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES, the featurette at the 2014 EAGALA Conference," said Katia Louise, international ward winning filmmaker. The SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES featurette, (a short version of the full length movie) screened at the EAGALA 15th Annual Conference in Mesquite, TX to a full house. Filmmaker Katia Louise joined the viewers live for a brief Q & A via telecom following the screening. WFLF's EAGALA conference booth provided visitors with educational materials about the issues that impact the safety and welfare and America's horses most urgently.

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. No horse will be safe until federal protection is put into action.

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.

Funds are being raised to bring this extremely compelling film resource to more venues and to universities, schools and libraries and onto television/ cable and DVD as planned. We continue to receive requests from people around the country to present SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES far and wide.

SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES was successfully released to theaters in LA and NYC in December. Funds received through GlobalGiving and other sources helped to make this groundbreaking milestone for the horses, a reality.  SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES also qualified for Oscar consideration which brought the issues impacting America's horses into the mainstream. 

We are thrilled about the success of SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES, but to make a real difference for the horses it needs to be seen by a much wider audience.  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.

The critic reviews for this film describe it as "A provocative rallying cry for justice and integrity" - THE QUAD CINEMA, NYC "Outstanding" - LA SPLASH MAGAZINE "Impassioned" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "Shocking statistics… "A searing indictment" -VARIETY "Filled with facts" - NY TIMES “A broad and balanced spectrum of opinion through interviews with veterinarians, trainers, policymakers and celebrity horsemen including Paul Sorvino and Willie Nelson, among others” - ABOUT.COM “Unpacks a multi-layered conspiracy - fueled by a parade of misinformation- against the survival and proliferation of horses” - LA TIMES

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.
 

With gratitude,
Katia Louise

Wild for Life Foundation
Saving America's Horses
www.SavingAmericasHorses.org

SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES is an educational film project under Wild for Life Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit charity dedicated to saving, protecting and preserving wild and domestic equines. SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES: A NATION BETRAYED was created as an inspirational social action tool for people who want to learn and engage. Promoting wild horse conservation and preservation initiatives – the prevention of equine cruelty – and garnering donations to help educate the public and help purchase land to return horse and burro populations to the wild and provide lifelong sanctuary for equines in need. SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES is a central tool in a larger grassroots effort focused on saving this indigenous species for the greater good, and supporting the wildlife and natural ecosystems that depend on them now and for generations to come.

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