Wild Horses and Renegades (2010)
Wild Horses and Renegades examines the plight of America's wild horses and the rapidly deteriorating condition of our wild Public Lands. The film follows the majestic Band Stallion, Traveler and his family who dwell in Disappointment Valley, Colorado. When the Bureau of Land Management conducts a massive wild horse roundup, Traveler and his family are torn apart. They are sent to Wild Horse prison in a brutal removal of two-thirds of their wild horse herd. The film tracks wild horse advocates as they work to return Traveler to his homeland. They have to do this before he is shipped to BLM Long Term Holding where he may face Euthanasia or worse, being shipped to Mexico for brutal slaughter.- Written by James Kleinert
Wild Horses & Renegades examines the plight of America's wild horses and the rapidly deteriorating condition of our wild and beautiful public lands in the majestic, haunting American west. Through interviews with scientific experts, ranchers, historians, wild horse owners, animal rights activists, environmentalists, movie stars (Viggo Mortensen, Daryl Hannah, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson) uranium prospectors and many other colorful characters, the filmmaker examines the origins and effects of recent legislation clearing the way for the slaughter and removal of wild horses in America.
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