The vast challenges facing America’s wild and domestic equines and their natural habitats are immense. Through your generous contribution of time, resources and talent toward WFLF’s continuing lifesaving mission you will be taking an active role in assuring the preservation and protection for America's horses and burros for generations to come. The Wild For Life Foundation needs and respectfully seeks your support. We can’t do this work without you. You make our healing and lifesaving work possible."
- Katia Louise, Director - SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES A NATION BETRAYED, Founder, President, Volunteer Executive Director - WILD FOR LIFE FOUNDATION
SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES - the documentary film and its multimedia educational program reveals how the public has been misled by government agencies and special interests that run over the laws that are supposed to protect the horses, people and the environment.
Meet Dr Nicholas Dodman – DVM, ACVA and ACVB, Co-Founder of Veterinarians for Equine Welfare (VEW), Dr Nena Winand, DVM, PhD – senior research associate in the department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University, equine veterinarian, co-founder of VEW, and John Holland – acclaimed researcher, analyst and published author on the subject of horse slaughter, as they speak to the many toxic substances administered to U.S. horses that can cause lethal affects when ingested by humans.
Meet Michael Blake – Academy Award Winning Screenwriter, DANCES WITH WOLVES, who shares his involvement with the BLM, their slaughter related activities and a wild horse stallion who survived them, and Paula Bacon – former Mayor of Kaufman, TX where one of the nation's last U.S. horse slaughter plants operated until 2007.
Meet Chief Arvol Looking Horse – spiritual leader among the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota People, Meet Neda DeMayo – wild horse expert and founder of Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary, meet Ginger Kathrens – Emmy Award-winning producer, cinematographer of the acclaimed Cloud: Wild Stallion Nature series on PBS, meet Golden Globe Award Winner Ken Wahl, who highlights Grand Jury investigations, GAO and Congressional reports that reveal the illegal and fraudulent trafficking of wild horses by the BLM for the purpose of slaughter and meet Craig Downer – wildlife ecologist and published author documenting the indigenous history of equines in North America.
Also meet jockeys, trainers, policymakers and celebrity horsemen including Linda Gray, Paul Sorvino and Willie Nelson as they share a broad and balanced reflection of compelling prevention, conservation and preservation ethics—ways that illuminates how letting go of the old can lead to paths of environmental replenishment, healing and harmonious coexistence.
SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES is a powerful podium for people who care about horses and the environment , with a dynamic reach to animal lovers worldwide.
SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES highlights imminent and urgent health risks to humans and the environmental impact caused by the capture, removal, transport and stockpiling of both wild and domestic horses to be slaughtered for human consumption.
Celebrity Cast: Linda Grey, Tippi Hedren, Paul Sorvino Ken Wahl and Willie Nelson.
"Saving America's Horses - A Nation Betrayed"
WATCH THIS UPLIFTING CLIP FEATURING THE CAST OF SAVING AMERICA'S HORSES
ACCOLADES – AWARDS - ENDORSEMENTS
Acclaimed for awakening the moral fabric of humanity, this epic film has qualified for an Oscar and has multiple international awards on the festival circuit including Best Documentary Film at the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival, the Royal Bank of Canada Best Environmental Film Award at Film North Huntsville International Film Festival in Canada, Awards for Cinematography, Editing Conservation Message and Advocacy at the International Wildlife Film Festival and the Accolade Feature Documentary Film Award of Merit.
Wild for Life Foundation’s international award winning educational film, SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES: A NATION BETRAYED is an inspirational social action tool for promoting wild horse preservation and protection initiatives, strengthening natural partnerships between people and horses, and supporting the prevention of animal cruelty.
SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES reveals how the public has been misled by government agencies and special interests that run over the laws that are supposed to protect the horses, people and the environment.
"A provocative rallying cry for justice and integrity" - THE QUAD CINEMA, NYC "Outstanding" - LA SPLASH MAGAZINE "Impassioned" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER "Shocking statistics… "A searing indictment" -VARIETY "Filled with facts" - NY TIMES “A broad and balanced spectrum of opinion through interviews with veterinarians, trainers, policymakers and celebrity horsemen” - ABOUT.COM
The film "contrasts shots of noble, beautiful, galloping animals... with well-researched, shocking statistics." –VARIETY.