2009-2013

  • Documented horses in TRNP
  • Identified horses and provided help at 2009 and 2013 roundups
  • Advertised the horses in 2009 so that all but 8 of the 103 horses sold at auction went to individuals
  • 2013 coordinated directly with TRNP, the city of Wishek, and Wishek Livestock to assure safety and success of the auction
  • 2013 coordinated with The Cloud Foundation and Legacy Mustang
  • Preservation to raise enough money to save 35 horses/ no horses were sold to slaughter at that sale
  • Networked with owners registering their horses
  • 2014

  • Arranged and took part in a training by well know Low Stress Livestock Handler, Whit Hibbard
  • Conducted 30 out of 32 approved Low Stress Herding Field Trails in TRNP providing TRNP with data
  • 2015

  • Signed a formal Partnership Agreement with TRNP (dissolved 3-24-18)
  • Helped build permanent capture pen and provided 4 panel gates
  • Purchased/provided capture sled for chemical immobilization captures
  • Sent three volunteers to Hand n Hand Livestock Solutions training
  • Helped with Low Stress captures of 13 horses placing 12 of them in good, preapproved homes (1 died)
  • Provided brand inspection and DNA testing on all horses
  • Helped with Vetting and loaded out horses
  • 2016

  • Arranged for six NDBH volunteers to go to the Hand n Hand Livestock Solutions training
  • Purchased/provided portable panel system with 50 panels and trailer
  • Applied for a $1000 grant for immobilization drugs used in captures
  • Purchased chemical immobilization kits for captures
  • Hosted the Picnic in the Park event at TRNP
  • Purchased 6’ x 18’ stock trailer for use with captures
  • Helped capture 42 horses and found good homes for all
  • Provided brand inspection, DNA testing, and wormer for all horses
  • Helped with vetting and loaded out horses
  • Provided support and assistance to owners and potential owners
  • Used social media (Facebook and NDBH.org) to promote the horses and educate the public
  • 2017 (GSA Auctions Started)

  • Helped capture horses
  • Provided wormer and brand inspection on horses
  • Helped train handlers for the handling facility
  • Helped find buyers for horses
  • Loaded out horses
  • Attended or hosted multiple events to promote TRNP horses
  • Provided support and assistance to owners and potential owners
  • Used social media (Facebook and NDBH.org) to promote the horses and educate the public
  • 2018

  • Attended or hosted multiple events to promote TRNP horses.
  • Provided experienced volunteers to assist with the care and vetting of captured horses.
  • Provided support and assistance to owners and potential owners.
  • Used social media (Facebook and NDBH.org) to promote the horses and educate the public.
  • With the end of the formal TRNP/NDBH Partnership NDBH donated the following to TRNP:

  • Portable panel system
  • Utility sled for captures
  • Prepaid DNA testing for 77 horses
  • 17 large round bales delivered to TRNP for feeding captured horses
  • Purchased two Hay Chix large bale feeding nets
  • Misc. tools and supplies