The International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB) is the oldest wild horse and burro organization in the United States and has been innovative in the field of wild horse and burro protection. Under the leadership of our first president, Velma Johnston, affectionately known as Wild Horse Annie, ISPMB and Annie were responsible for the passage of federal legislation in 1971 that gave protection to wild horses and burros on public lands from death and harassment.
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Reproductive rates can be controlled by BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT saving the taxpayers millions of dollars from unnecessary roundups.
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Must be able to have positive relationships with horses;  must be reliable, able to fix fence, drive tractor, lift 100# panels, clean stalls,  and multi task, assist with behavioral studies., no smoking drugs or alcohol.

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Valentina and foalThere is nothing more sacred than the bond between a mother and child... especially for wild horses. The heartwarming photograph of Valentina and her foal captures that bond.  It was taken by Wally Jarratt at ISPMB's ranch in Lantry, South Dakota.  The mother and foal in this photo are from our rare Spanish Gila herd that were originally brought to this country by Father Kino in the mid-1600's. 

They are the last of their kind on earth!

This magnificent photo would make a wonderful gift especially for Mother's Day for someone you love ... and for a limited time, we will send a print for every gift of $100.00 we receive.  It's just our way of saying, thank you for supporting ISPMB.  For Mother's Day we must receive your gift before the end of this week (Friday, May 5) to send it in time for Mother's Day.

Your financial support means so much to all of us at ISPMB. We rely on your generous contributions to help feed and care for "your" horses throughout the year. A gift in any amount is always welcome and deeply appreciated.

Happy Mother's Day, 

Karen A. Sussman, President

P.S.  Remember to check, "Share My Mailing Address" when you make your contribution, so we will know where to send your special gift ... or if you prefer, simply click the donate button below and send us your gift today.


Fate of wild horsesEPOCH TIMES, November 2014
What will be the fate of wild horses on America's public lands? If a cow-and-a-half are worth $3,000 and a horse is worth nothing there is soon to be an apocalypse for the horse.

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Earth Day 2014Navajo Ride To Save Their Horses
All direction trail ride to Window Rock.
July 14th - 21st 2014.

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Earth Day 2014Contemplating Earth Day Through the Eyes of a Wild Horse - Then and Now
Written by Karen Sussman based on her knowledge of wild horses and the rich Native Culture amongst which she resides


A Heart Warming StoryA Heart Warming Story to Raise Your Spirits
Santiago returns to his herd.
The 'will to live' of a wild horse is one of most extraordinary qualities of 'wild.'
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Amazing wild horse behaviorAmazing Wild Horse Behavior - Saving the Black Stallion
This information is intended to show the true spirit and magnificence of these wild animals which are fast disappearing from our American landscapes.  Your donations will help our work.
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Win a Trip to Our RanchWin a Trip to Our Ranch
Enjoy a Weekend With the Mustangs in Beautiful South Dakota.
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ISPMB is a 501 (c) 3 not-for profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
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