MONTY ROBERTS’

MUSTANG & TRANSITION HORSE PROGRAM

Horses in Transition

Each year, hundreds of thousands of good horses find themselves in transition of career or ownership. And each year, a growing number of these horses end up at risk of inhumane treatment. It’s time for all of us to come together and play a role in changing their story and fate.

Research by the ASPCA indicates there are over 1.2 million homes that have both the perceived resources and desire to house an unwanted horse. This number greatly exceeds the approximately 200,000 unwanted horses living each year in the United States.

However, a lack of high-quality training for remedial issues and wild / feral horses is one of the most consistent, ongoing needs for horses in transition. A well-trained, safe and pleasant horse has a much higher adoption rate, lower length of stay in a shelter and a higher likelihood of staying safe for life.

Monty Roberts at Flag Is Up Farms, Solvang, California, with Mustangs, Chief and Beauty

A Monty Roberts Solution

This is where the Monty Roberts’ Mustang & Transition Horse Program (MRTHP) comes in. By utilizing Monty Roberts’ world-renowned gentle and effective training techniques including Join-Up and his patented humane gentling facility, Monty and his team at the Monty Roberts International Learning Center (MRILC) are gentling and starting unbacked horses from our adoption partners and working through remedial issues with others. All of the horses are desensitized to a variety of objects and stimuli – to make them safe and willing partners for their future owners.

For almost 25 years the MRILC has been dedicated to promoting and teaching gentle, effective alternatives to violence and force during the starting and training of horses. And students visiting the MRILC will have an opportunity to work with the horses in the MRTHP program – learning the Monty Roberts methodology and how to practically apply it to working with horses.

Monty Roberts at Flag Is Up Farms, Solvang, California, with Mustangs, Chief and Beauty

Horses Available to Adopt

After the initial success of our 60-day pilot program, we have continued our re-training program indefinitely. All of the horses featured below are available for adoption, with new horses arriving regularly.

MARS
MARS4 yo, Thoroughbred, gelding, 17.1 hh
Never raced. Strong, athletic build with excellent conformation. Good natured and willing.

Monty suggests he will do well in a number of disciplines and is a great candidate to bring a junior hunter / jumper to top level.

Value: $8,000

Adoption Partner: Win Place Home

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LAD
LAD6 yo, Thoroughbred, gelding, 17.1 hh
Strong, athletic build with excellent conformation. Classy with graceful flowing movement.

Monty suggests he will do well in a number of disciplines and is a great candidate to bring a junior hunter / jumper to top level.

Value: $8,000

Adoption Partner: Win Place Home

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PAPRIKA
PAPRIKA5 yo, Thoroughbred, mare, 16.1 hh
Strong, athletic build with a big motor. Sweet natured. Successful racer. Quick off the leg. Generous and forward going. All rounder.

Monty suggests she could do well in: Polo, Eventing, Pleasure, Trail.

Value: $5,000

Adoption Partner: Win Place Home

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