Trainers Selected: Next Step- Pick Up Day!

The 2021 trainers have been selected and in just two weeks on Saturday, May 1st, they’ll be arriving in Meeker to pick up their horses at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds and learn from mustang professional Steve Mantle some tips on how to get started. The public is invited to observe and watch. Refreshments willContinue reading “Trainers Selected: Next Step- Pick Up Day!”

Trainers and homes sought for MMM

Mar 1/ The Daily Sentinel… If you love horses and want to help the local ecosystem, then the Meeker Mustang Makeover is for you. The third annual event that showcases and auctions wild horses is on August 28, 2021. Applications to be a trainer for the Meeker Mustang Makeover are open until April 1. TrainersContinue reading “Trainers and homes sought for MMM”

2020 Meeker Mustang Makeover enjoys record success in tough year

Sept. 16, 2020— Started by a group of Meeker citizens just one year ago, this year’s Meeker Mustang Makeover more than doubled in size from last year, adding more horses overall, and a youth division with five yearling wild horses. Each youth participant who satisfied the obstacles received an $800 scholarship check.  Read more…

How DO you start a Mustang?

Jan. 31, 2021- Mustang professional (and Meeker native) Steve Mantle of Mantle Ranch will present two clinics on May 1st when trainers come and pick up their mustangs. These clinics will be free to our trainers and a modest cost for those auditing.10am:  Hands on the Mustang, Yearling will include Steve starting a yearling, and gaining trustContinue reading “How DO you start a Mustang?”

From Wild to Mild: The Meeker Mustang Makeover

Sept. 15, 2019— Amidst all the excitement surrounding the Meeker Sheepdog Classic this weekend, the rodeo stands were jam-packed at the first inaugural Meeker Mustang Makeover held this past Friday at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meeker, Colorado. Gate receipts showed more than 600 people attended, and the Lions Club mounted a herculean effort havingContinue reading “From Wild to Mild: The Meeker Mustang Makeover”