Wild to Mild in 90 Days!
The Midwest Horse Fair Mustang Challenge is a competition of Legendary proportions designed to spotlight the all American Mustang. The wild Mustangs will be matched with qualified equine trainers who will allow the horse's natural abilities to shine through. Preliminary classes take place on Friday and Saturday with the finals held during the Saturday evening show, Legendary Night. Through this competition 50 wild Mustangs will find the fortune of a promising future in a qualified and caring home.
In correlation with the Mustang Heritage Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management, the illustrious Mustang Challenge will be featured at the 2019 Midwest Horse Fair.
The competition will award a wild Mustang to 50 qualified competitors. Those competitors have 90 days to gentle, train and gain the trust of their new equine partner.
Preliminary classes at Midwest Horse Fair take place Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13, 2019 to determine the top 10 finalists. The 10 competitors with the highest combined preliminary scores will advance to the finals during the Saturday evening show, Legendary Night, where they will debut a unique choreographed freestyle performance and ultimately compete for $20,000 in prizes!
To apply to participate or for questions regarding participation in this competition:
Deadline to apply: EXTENDED to December 7.
The Mustang Heritage Foundation is a 501 (C)(3), public, charitable, nonprofit organization.
The mission of the Mustang Heritage Foundation is to create and promote programs and activities that provide information and education about wild horses, elevate their image and desirability, provide opportunities to become involved in the wild horse experience and secure adequate numbers of caring homes for excess horses. Working in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is passionate about the successful placement of mustangs into private care so future generations can enjoy this distinctive feature of our American heritage. The Mustang Heritage Foundation has placed over 8,000 mustangs into private care since 2007.