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Reiki, Energy and Animal Communication

At Return to Freedom’s Sanctuary, an environment is created to help unlock what you already have within you.   
The classes nurture your intuitive nature, communication skills and tools that support your ability for renewal and well being.  

August 2016 Schedule:


August 20th ~ Animal Communication and Wild Horse Walk ~ Cindy Rackley, Animal Communicator will teach you how to listen

June 21st, 2016|

Update on last week’s Senate Appropriations meeting



Last week, June 16 the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee held a “markup” hearing on the 2017 Interior Appropriations Bill.

The bill included language in Section 110, which allows the BLM to transfer our federally protected wild horses and burros to state, local, or other federal agencies ‘to be used as service and work animals’, which strips

June 18th, 2016|

URGENT! Tell Congress to Maintain Federal Protection of Our Wild Horses and Burros!


Thursday Morning, June 16, at 10:30 AM EST, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to hold a markup hearing on the 2017 Interior Appropriations bill. The bill may include, or be amended to include, language that allows the immediate transfer of wild horses and burros to state, local or federal agencies to be used as

June 16th, 2016|

Family Day at Return to Freedom’s American Wild Horse Sanctuary, Lompoc California!

Join us Saturday June 11, at the Sanctuary! 

A special day for the whole family to enjoy the sanctuary, help out for two hours with some ranch chores, observe the herds and learn a lot!  Facilitated by Return to Freedom’s biologist, Celeste Carlisle, Pete Crowheart, RTF staff and volunteers!

The day includes:

Native American Blessing and drum

June 2nd, 2016|

PZP vaccine is best way to stave off BLM’s pending “billion-dollar” fiscal crisis

PZP vaccine is best way to stave off BLM’s pending “billion-dollar” fiscal crisis

Press Release: June 1, 2016

Contact: Neda DeMayo

805-735-3246, neda@original.returntofreedom.org


38 wild horse advocacy groups press BLM for increased use of humane fertility control as alternative to costly roundups


Santa Barbara, CA (June 1, 2016) …Today, Return to Freedom joined with 38 wild horse advocacy, rescue and

June 2nd, 2016|

Spend A Day of Yoga, Hiking and Meditation at Return to Freedom’s Wild Horse Sanctuary

May 28th, 2016|

Comments About Wild Horse Fertility Control

About fertility control:
Unfortunately, decades of propaganda have scapegoated our wild horses and burros as the “biggest concern” on the range by livestock ranchers even while the ranges are ravaged by mining, fracking and drought, livestock ranchers continue to point the finger at the wild horse who is outnumbered by millions of privately owned livestock. While our wild

May 23rd, 2016|

BLM Hosts Public Tour of Broken Arrow Wild Horse Holding Facility

(Fallon, NV), May 20, 2016. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted a public our of the Broken Arrow wild horse holding facility on Indian Lakes Road in Fallon NV. Seats were offered to view the facility for two tours today. Colleague, Laura Leigh, founder of Wild Horse Education attended and sent her comments to RTF along with

May 21st, 2016|

Senate Appropriations Committee Votes to Continue to Prohibit Funding Horse Slaughter for Another Year

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Washington, DC— Today, America’s horses won some protection for another year! The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to the FY17 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The provision continues the block on federal funding for USDA inspections of horse slaughter facilities. Since 2007 when the last horse slaughter facility was

May 19th, 2016|

Hillary Clinton wants you to know what she thinks about animals


First Published in the Washington Post/Animalia

By Karin Brulliard May 10

See original article for photos and video


Hillary Clinton has 31 “issues” listed on her official campaign website, arranged alphabetically from “Alzheimer’s disease” to “workforce and skills.”

Last week, she added another: “Protecting animals and wildlife.”

Clinton is known for being pretty wonky, so the addition of yet another

May 13th, 2016|