The 2021 Oklahoma Extreme Mustang Makeover kicked off today with three classes, Adult Handling and Conditioning, Youth Handling and Conditioning, and Adult Maneuvers. Details about the in-person event and the online livestream are available at mustangheritagefoundation.org/watch-ok/.
This family-friendly event, produced by the Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF), will continue through Saturday, August 14, at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. During the action-packed Extreme Mustang Makeover, adult and youth competitors showcase the trust they have built with previously untouched wild horses in approximately 120 days of training. Spectators can see an incredible display of athleticism and versatility as trainers reveal the transformation each horse has undergone and compete for more than $40,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs.
General admission tickets for the Saturday night Freestyle Finals that will determine the Oklahoma Extreme Mustang Makeover champion start at $15. Get closer to the action by choosing Gold or Silver box seat options, starting at $25. VIP packages, which include premium seating, drink tickets, and access to the VIP Reception, are available for $60. Reserve tickets online to secure a seat now or purchase tickets at the event on Saturday.
Admission is free until 4 p.m. on Saturday, so make plans to watch preliminary classes, enjoy meet and greet sessions with the trainers, and more starting August 12. Find a complete schedule of events online at mustangheritagefoundation.org/okc-event-info/.
Extreme Mustang Makeover events are produced by the Mustang Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse & Burro Program, to showcase the versatility and trainability of the American Mustang. The events are presented by Western Horseman and sponsored by NRS Supply, Espana Silk, A Cut Above Buckles, Classic Equine, Martin Saddlery, Resistol, Yeti.
About the Mustang Heritage Foundation
The Mustang Heritage Foundation is dedicated to facilitating successful placements for America’s excess wild mustangs and burros through innovative programs, events and education. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, visit mustangheritagefoundation.org.
About the Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) removes wild horses and burros from public lands to ensure a healthy balance of land and animals. Since 1971, the BLM has placed more than 250,000 wild horses and burros into good homes nationwide. Partnerships, like the Mustang Heritage Foundation, provide the BLM with additional opportunities to place animals into good homes. Interested applicants can attend BLM offsite adoption/sales event, visit a BLM Off-Range Corral, or participate in an Internet adoption/sales event to apply to take a wild horse or burro home! To learn more about the Wild Horse and Burro Program, please call 866-468-7826 or visit BLM.GOV/whb.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of subsurface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM’s mission is to manage and conserve America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield.