KBR Wild Horse and Burro Information Sheet

Wild Horse and Burro Groups & Registries

Wild Horse and Burro National Program Office
PO Box 1200
Reno, NV 89520-0006
(702) 785-6583

Wild Horse and Burro Interest Groups

Colorado Horse Rescue
P.O. Box 1510
Arvada,CO 80001
Paula Brown
(303) 439-9217

Offers assistance and referral help to anyone who has adopted a BLM horse.

Commission for the Preservation of Wild Horses
1105 Terminal Way, Suite 209
Reno, Nevada 89502
Catherine Barcomb
(702) 688-2626

Sells subscriptions to a quarterly magazine, "Mustang Manes and Tales" to raise funds to help wild horses and/or their habitat.

Ecological Heritage Foundation
c/o Steens Mountain Resort
North Loop Rd.
Frenchglen, OR 97736
Joshua L. Warburton
(541) 493-2415

A non-profit foundation committed to the perpetuation of the American Mustang in their natural environment.

LIFE Foundation
c/o Barbara Eustis-Cross
1111 So. Lamb Rd.
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(619) 375-4574
email bcross@ridgecrest.ca.us
LIFE Foundation Website

Members of this group counsel adopters and those considering adoption on caring for, gentling, and adopting a wild horse or burro. Members also represent wild horses and burros on several forums and have been appointed to represent wild horse and burro interests on several government committees. Webmaster's Note: These people are really experienced with wild horses and burros, their care and their related issues.

Middle Tennessee Mustang Association
P.O. Box 326
Cross Plains, TN 37049-0326
Judy Henderson
(615) 384-8730

A Mustang Club that promotes the adoption and training of mustangs. The club holds horse shows, trail rides, member meetings and seminars. New members welcome.

National Wild Horse Association
P.O. Box 12207
Las Vegas,NV 89112
Norma Tattam
(702) 453-5853

The NWHA is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. They assist the BLM, Department of Forestry and the Lake Mead Parks and Recreation Department in the care and maintenance of wild horses and burros in and around the Las Vegas area.

The Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc.
Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc.
P. O. Box 841
Beaufort, NC 28516
Tel: 919-225-1181
Fax: 919-728-6395 & 919-225-1191
E-mail: x2f3r3mh@abaco.coastalnet.com
Margaret W. Willis, Director (919-225-1181)

The Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable, educational and scientific North Carolina corporation formed to "Protect and preserve the Shackleford horse and ensure its continuing existance on into the foreseeable future." In addition, the Foundation is working to ensure there are sufficient numbers of Shackleford Banks wild horses to preserve genetic variability and viability.

Virginia Range Wildlife Protection Association
P.O. Box 996
Virginia City, Nevada 89440

VRWPA acts as agents for the Virginia City Highlands (37,400 acres). The organization acts as a coordinating agency for the property owners in the unincorporated area of the Virginia Range north of Virginia City, Nevada. They engage in educational, scientific, developmental and range mangement activities on behalf of free-roaming horses and wildlife in the area.

Whole Horse Institute
17101 N.E. 40th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
Mary Ann Simonds (360) 573-1958

Offers educational information and assistance such as videos and articles on wild horses.

Wild Horse Organized Assistance
P.O. Box 555
Reno, NV 89504
Dawn Lappin
(702) 851-4817

Provides advice and assistance, cares for orphaned foals and finds good adoptive homes.

Wild Horse and Burro Registries

American Buckskin Registry Assn.
P.O. Box 3850
Redding, CA 96049-3850
Georgi Jones, Office Manager
(916) 223-1420

A non-profit organization founded in 1963. Horses of all breeds are accepted according to their color eligibility.

American Dominant Gray/Roan Registry
10980 8 Mile Rd.
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Melinda Guy
(616) 979-1285

Offers registration of any horse that has a mixture of white hairs with colored hairs and can be classified as either a gray or a roan.

American Donkey and Mule Society
2901 N. Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
Betsy Hutchins, Secretary
Leah Patton, Office Manager
(817) 382-6845 fax (817) 484-8417

Provides registration of all donkey and mules.

American Indian Horse Registry
Rt. 3 Box 64
Lockhart, TX 78644
Nanci Falley
(512) 398-6642

Offers a unique awards program for all AIHR members and registered horses.

American Mustang and Burro Assn., Inc.
P.O. Box 788
Lincoln, CA 95648
George Berrier
(916) 633-9271

Provides registration of wild horses and burros and their offspring.

American Mustang Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 338
Yucaipa, CA 92399
Mary Flory (805) 946-8308

Horses qualify for registration through an inspection procedure and board evaluation.

American Painted Mustang Registry
PO Box 410
Pelion, SC 29123
Steve Johnson (888) 441-2767

International Buckskin Horse Assn.
P.O. Box 268 Shelby, IN 46377
Dolores Kurzeja, Registration
(219) 552-1013

Offers registration of horses of known and unknown pedigree. Animals must be buckskin, dun, red dun and grulla in color and must mature to a minimum of 14 H.H. No pintos, paints or appaloosa characteristics are allowed.

International Striped Horse Assn.
P.O. Box 209
Silver Cliff, CO 81249
Mary H. Jagow
(719) 783-2683

Provides registration for dun factor striping, brindle striping, roan striping, and counter shade striping.

Kiger/Maestano Assc.
11124 NE Halsey
Portland, Oregon 97220

Midstates Mule and Donkey Show Society
18817 Rd. 1050
Pioneer, OH 43554
Maribel Gilcher, Secretary
(419) 459-4694

National Mustang Association
P.O. Box 142
Newcastle, UT 84756
June Sewing
(801) 439-5440

Offers registration for BLM adopted horses or their foals.

North American Mustang Assn. & Registry
P.O. Box 850906
Mesquite, TX 75185-0906
Ellen Nelson
(972) 289-9344

Provides registration of mustangs and half-mustangs. Half-mustangs must be registered with a mustang association.

Pinto Horse Assn. Of America, Inc.
1900 Samuels Ave.
Ft. Worth, TX 76102-1141
Marlene Pankow, Office Manager
(817) 336-7842

Mares can be hardship registered based on color alone. Geldings can be registered on color alone without hardship fees. Stallions cannot be registered without having approved outcross registration of sire and dam. Unable to accept any animals with appaloosa, draft, donkey or mule breeding and/or characteristics.

Pryor Mountain Mustang Association
472 W. 7th, Apt. B8
Lovell,WY 82431
Rev. Floyd Schwieger
(307) 548-7030

Wild Horses of America Registry
International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros
6212 E. Sweetwater Ave.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Karen A. Sussman, President
(602) 991-0273 fax (602) 991-2920

Offers Wild Horse and Burro Diary. Acceptability of registration is not based on blood lines, color or conformation. Currently, all freezemarked wild horses and burros from BLM and from the White Sands Missile Range are accepted. Foals not freezemarked will be accepted if conception occurred in the wild prior to capture as determined by the mares capture date and foal birth date. Any offspring of a mare, stallion, jenny or jack already registered in this registry will be accepted.

The ISPMB is active in the rescue and rehabilitation of BLM Mustangs and Burros through their Operations Wild Horse and Burro Rescue program. The rescue group stays in contact with the auction houses in the State of Arizona. Whenever a BLM Mustang or Burro is put up for auction, the group purchases the animal, brings them back to the I.S.P.M.B. facility, rehabilitates the animal and finds and adoptive and/or permanent home. These animals are also used to rehabilitate young and old people alike through the ISPMB Volunteer program. They are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The produce a quarter newsletter through funds raised by donations. The donations are also used to feed the current herd and purchase auctioned animals.

(This is the original organization founded by Velma "Wild Horse Annie" Johnston.)

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