Exhibitions

ARIZONA HORSEMAN’S CHALLENGE

& EXPO

May 11, 12, and 13, 2018

 2017 All Rights Reserved Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo
Arizona Wild Horse Inmate Training Program, Florence, Az. Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are working together with Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) inmate population in a drug-free work environment. Under the guidance of experienced animal trainers, wild horses obtained from BLM are domesticated so that they can be offered for adoption. Known as our Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP), it operates in a state-of-the-art facility and employs a staff of professional horse trainers who provide horsemanship, animal husbandry and farrier skills. The Training Facility, where up to 36 wild horses are being “gentled” and in various stages of saddle training.  The horses may be seen by appointment (and includes a DOC background check). Through their participation in WHIP, inmates: Receive hands-on-training in the equestrian field. Work to learn about the care and treatment of animals, while building self confidence. Learn the value of patience, warmth and respect for all living things. Gain employable skills they can use upon release. Our facilities, located at the state prison in the town of Florence, Arizona, include a training center within the prison itself and the holding center open to public view where adoptions are finalized. Randy Helm-Program Manager Wild Horse and Burro Inmate Program Arizona State Prison, Florence, Az. 602-448-5019 https://aci.az.gov/wild-horse-program

Exhibitions

Arizona Wild Horse Inmate Training Program, Florence, Az. Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are working together with Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) inmate population in a drug-free work environment. Under the guidance of experienced animal trainers, wild horses obtained from BLM are domesticated so that they can be offered for adoption. Known as our Wild Horse Inmate Program (WHIP), it operates in a state-of-the-art facility and employs a staff of professional horse trainers who provide horsemanship, animal husbandry and farrier skills. The Training Facility, where up to 36 wild horses are being “gentled” and in various stages of saddle training.  The horses may be seen by appointment (and includes a DOC background check). Through their participation in WHIP, inmates: Receive hands-on-training in the equestrian field. Work to learn about the care and treatment of animals, while building self confidence. Learn the value of patience, warmth and respect for all living things. Gain employable skills they can use upon release. Our facilities, located at the state prison in the town of Florence, Arizona, include a training center within the prison itself and the holding center open to public view where adoptions are finalized. Randy Helm-Program Manager Wild Horse and Burro Inmate Program Arizona State Prison, Florence, Az. 602-448-5019 https://aci.az.gov/wild-horse-program

Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo

May 11, 12, and 13, 2018

 2017 All Rights Reserved Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo