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Meet the Herd

Mustang Valley Sanctuary is currently the host to 23 Mustangs/Equines.
We are currently adding each horse’s story – So check back each week to meet a new Mustang!

Nicholas: a story of resilience and compassion

Nicholas's story, from a life of neglect to one of love, reflects Mustang Valley Sanctuary's enduring commitment to giving horses a second chance at life.

Meet Sabrina: the spirited matriarch of Mustang Valley

Sabrina's journey is a poignant example of the intricate and deeply meaningful relationships we forge with the animals we rescue.

Meet Flora: the resilient beauty who captivates hearts

Our beautiful flora is going through a tough time. She cannot load at all on her back right and she’s having trouble walking with her front left. She was wobbling like an alligator. She has an abscess in her hind right that we are trying to draw out and has bad arthritis in front left leg.

Jackson: a charming chocolate palomino pony with a heart as big as his personality

Jackson's search for a forever home continues, and we're committed to ensuring it's a place filled with love, stability, and adventures for Palomino.

Katori: a Mustang’s journey at Mustang Valley Sanctuary

Be a part of Katori’s journey. Your support can make a difference for these amazing horses. Join us & preserve, protect, and celebrate the American Mustangs.

Gian: A Portrait of Strength, Leadership, and a Touch of Humor

Resilient, captivating, and just a bit whimsical, Gian embodies the spirit of the wild mustang herds hailing from the rugged landscapes of Oregon.

Introducing Baby Elena:

At Mustang Valley Sanctuary, we believe in second chances and the beauty of new life. Mikayla and her precious foal Baby Elena's journey exemplifies both.

Meet Shayna: a gentle soul with a playful spirit

Shayna, a 10-year-old Nevada Mustang, possesses a distinctive feature known as a "Roman nose." With a light chestnut coat, she stands out as a beautiful horse.

Kara: the enchanting wildflower with a gentle spirit

Kara’s endearing demeanor is a testament to her gentle nature. Not once has she exhibited aggression towards humans or fellow herd members.

Introducing Shelby: The Mighty Wyoming Mustang

Shelby, a small yet powerful Wyoming Mustang, has embarked on a transformative journey at Mustang Valley Sanctuary. When she first arrived, it became apparent that not much had been done to train or handle her. She seemed content as a pasture pet but lacked the necessary guidance to develop her potential. However, Mustang Mary saw something special in her and set out to unlock Shelby's hidden talents.

Introducing Frey: the gentle heart of Mustang Valley

Frey is a fine young mustang with quite a story to tell, and it all begins in Nevada. We believe that he came from Shakira's herd. He may even be Shakira's father, and like Shakira, Frey found himself rounded up and taken to a kill pen. But fate had something else in store for him.

Meet Thor: a handsome Nevada Mountain Mustang

At five or six years old, Thor's still just a young'un with a full life ahead of him. While he might not be a riding horse, he'd make a great liberty horse. Liberty horses are trained to perform without being physically connected to the trainer or rider by a lead rope or reins.

Meet Hope: the resilient bay beauty at Mustang Valley Sanctuary

Hope’s journey to the Sanctuary was a long and difficult one. Like many of Mustang Valley Sanctuary’s herd, Hope was rescued from a kill pen, and she’s fearful of new people and experiences, which suggests that she may have been mistreated in the past.

Meet Coco Chanel: the big, bold beauty of Mustang Valley

Coco has a playful sense of humor, and she’s sensitive to the emotions and needs of those around her. She is a beautiful horse with a powerful presence, and anyone who bonds with her will feel a deep sense of connection and loyalty.

Jolie: the resilient horse fighting Cushing’s

Despite her struggles, Jolie is a fighter, and she has not let her condition dampen her spirit. She loves spending time with her Mary and the other volunteers at the sanctuary, and she enjoys grazing in the lush pastures of the sanctuary.

Mikayla: a fierce warrior protecting her daughter

At Mustang Valley Sanctuary, Mikayla, a Salt Wells Creek Mustang from Wyoming, is known as a feisty and fierce warrior who will go to any lengths to protect her daughter Elena.

How Rosita found love and friendship at the sanctuary:

Looking for love at first sight? Meet Rosita, the sweetest little Pinto mare you'll ever meet. Her gentle nature and kind heart will make you fall head over heels for her. Rosita came to the sanctuary as a two-year-old after being rounded up by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and ending up in the kill pen.

Shakira’s journey to love:

Shakira's story begins when she was still a foal. She was rounded up from her herd in the southwest and taken from her mother. A freeze brand on her coat marked her as a wild horse being cared for by a rancher paid by the Bureau of Land Management. However, instead of receiving proper care, Shakira ended up in a kill pen, facing an uncertain future.

Meet Moon Star:

Moon Star, a mare rescued by Mustang Valley Sanctuary, hails from the Triple B herd management area in Nevada, home to a population of over 1,500 mustangs. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages the herd and conducts periodic roundups to maintain population levels.

Mr. Quinn:

Mr. Quinn’s story is just one of many at Mustang Valley Sanctuary, where Mary and her team are dedicated to rescuing and gentling wild mustangs. The need for rescue and rehabilitation is ongoing, and your support can help save more mustangs like Mr. Quinn from the fate of a kill pen.