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  • America’s wild horses are endangered.

    Over 60,000 wild horses currently stand warehoused in taxpayer funded holding facilities; costing over $80 million/year and rising.

  • But wild horses have the ability to help provide a balance to our ecology and our spirits.

    CANA Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit working to unite wild horses with rewilding initiatives that allow them to live free, while restoring an environmental and spiritual balance as they have been naturally proven to do. Through these initiatives, large scale media projects and changing legislation, CANA advocates for rewilding as a non partisan solution to the nations wild horse management and fiscal crisis.

  • Rewilding:
    The reintroduction of select plants and animals into an environment to help restore an ecological balance that benefits all inhabitants.

    Ecological studies show that wild horses have an adaptive instinct to harmoniously fit into a variety of ecosystems, which they enhance. As large herbivores, their grazing and digesting of foliage is beneficial, because their fecal matter holds seeds intact and their walking patterns and tails disperse other seeds while their flat hooves work to plant them, thus helping to sustain the surrounding ecosystem. When allowed to fulfill their ancient ecological niche, they can be used to help restore balance to our precious, yet degrading American ecosystems.

    Additionally, horses have a unique ability to heal and enrich the human spirit; which has been proven through the presence of horses in various rehabilitation and therapy programs.  CANA’s work takes this one step farther and incorporates wild horses as part of social, environmental, economical and ecotourism projects that provide benefits to the communities who welcome them.

  • CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Horses

    • Humanely manage and preserve America’s dwindling wild horse populations
    • Ensures wild horses can live with dignity in a protected habitat; free from the risk of slaughter & out of Bureau of Land Management facilities.
    • Preserve and honor our wild horse nation as iconic symbols of American freedom & crucial to the stability of our North American ecosystem.
  • CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Habitats

    • Foster conservation and sustainability for the lands the horses live on.
    • Contribute to the preservation of our global biodiversity and help to mitigate climate breakdown.
  • CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Humanity

    • Alleviate costs of millions to the American taxpayer.
    • Heal, empower and enrich the lives of the local communities who welcome wild horses.
    • Help to reconnect people with the value and beauty of nature and foster stewardship.
    • Support America’s Indigenous People; in acknowledgment and reverence for their understanding and connection with nature and our wild horse nation.
    • Empower those with the knowledge and understanding of natural law and the original creation to become rightful stewards once again.

America’s wild horses are endangered.

Over 60,000 wild horses currently stand warehoused in taxpayer funded holding facilities; costing over $80 million/year and rising.

But wild horses have the ability to help provide a balance to our ecology and our spirits.

CANA Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit working to unite wild horses with rewilding initiatives that allow them to live free, while restoring an environmental and spiritual balance as they have been naturally proven to do. Through these initiatives, large scale media projects and changing legislation, CANA advocates for rewilding as a non partisan solution to the nations wild horse management and fiscal crisis.

Rewilding:
The reintroduction of select plants and animals into an environment to help restore an ecological balance that benefits all inhabitants.

Ecological studies show that wild horses have an adaptive instinct to harmoniously fit into a variety of ecosystems, which they enhance. As large herbivores, their grazing and digesting of foliage is beneficial, because their fecal matter holds seeds intact and their walking patterns and tails disperse other seeds while their flat hooves work to plant them, thus helping to sustain the surrounding ecosystem. When allowed to fulfill their ancient ecological niche, they can be used to help restore balance to our precious, yet degrading American ecosystems.

Additionally, horses have a unique ability to heal and enrich the human spirit; which has been proven through the presence of horses in various rehabilitation and therapy programs.  CANA’s work takes this one step farther and incorporates wild horses as part of social, environmental, economical and ecotourism projects that provide benefits to the communities who welcome them.

CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Horses

  • Humanely manage and preserve America’s dwindling wild horse populations
  • Ensures wild horses can live with dignity in a protected habitat; free from the risk of slaughter & out of Bureau of Land Management facilities.
  • Preserve and honor our wild horse nation as iconic symbols of American freedom & crucial to the stability of our North American ecosystem.

CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Habitats

  • Foster conservation and sustainability for the lands the horses live on.
  • Contribute to the preservation of our global biodiversity and help to mitigate climate breakdown.

CANA Foundation Rewilding Initiatives Help: Humanity

  • Alleviate costs of millions to the American taxpayer.
  • Heal, empower and enrich the lives of the local communities who welcome wild horses.
  • Help to reconnect people with the value and beauty of nature and foster stewardship.
  • Support America’s Indigenous People; in acknowledgment and reverence for their understanding and connection with nature and our wild horse nation.
  • Empower those with the knowledge and understanding of natural law and the original creation to become rightful stewards once again.

Join the movement to #RewildOurWorld!

Join CANA at the Longines Masters New York 2019

Please join CANA Foundation for a VIP Cocktail event sponsored by Longines on Friday, April 26th at 6:30 pm at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum!

Experience the top levels of equestrian showjumping, art and entertainment while helping to support the rewilding of America’s wild horses.

50% of all tickets sales will benefit CANA Foundation via the link: http://www.nycbgroups.com/cana

All tickets allow access to the show for the entire day and night. CANA’s cocktail event is from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and will conclude at the start of the 1.50 Longines Speed Challenge- one of the most exciting classes all weekend! Both general admission and VIP seating are welcome at the cocktail event, but please note that VIP tickets include a 5-Star dinner and cocktails during the Speed Challenge.

If you cannot attend Friday’s cocktail event, but are interested in attending the Horse Show on either Saturday or Sunday- please use the above ticket link to purchase tickets- as 50% of all ticket sales throughout the week purchased at that link will benefit CANA Foundation!

We look forward to seeing you there and helping us to #RewildOurWorld!

We hope that you will join us for this fantastic event!

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CANA to Present at 2019 Global Earth Repair Conference

We are proud to announce that Manda Kalimian and Moses Brings Plenty of CANA Foundation have been invited to present at the Global Earth Repair Conference being held in Port Townsend, WA from May 3rd-5th, 2019. Manda and Mo will join an impressive panel of experts and thought leaders to present their presentation, “How America’s Wild Horses Help Save Habitats and Humanity”.

We hope that you will join us for this fantastic event!

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CANA Presents at Cambridge Conservation Rewilding Forum

Manda Kalimian, CANA Foundation Founder & Moses Brings Plenty, CANA’s Native Relations Director.

On January 11th-12th, 2019 CANA Foundation traveled to Cambridge, England to participate in this inspirational and educational event hosted by the Cambridge Conservation Forum (CCF) at the David Attenborough Building at Cambridge University.

The sold out event brought together scientists, thought leaders, and conservationists in a public forum featuring over 50 talks and workshops.

CANA Foundation travelled to the event to educate and inspire individuals worldwide to participate in rewilding and advance U.S rewilding policies; beginning with America’s endangered wild horse populations. Manda Kalimian, CANA Foundation’s Founder, and Native Relations Director Mo Brings Plenty presented a talk focused on why rewilding America’s wild horses will ultimately help to save our habitats & global humanity.

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