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American Mustang Gelding (Fairburn)

Fairburn Agate
(Not For Sale - For Example Only)

This is our first male Mustang of the Week.  This stunning American Mustang Gelding bears the wonderful markings similar to one of our favorite state gemstones.  The Fairburn Agate.  

 

Fairburns, like other types of agate, are composed of concentric layers of cryptocrystalline chalcedony colorized by different trace minerals. However, fortification banding distinguishes fairburns from other agate types. Fortification banding means that the concentric layers have sharp changes in direction which cause the bands to form angles in ways which are especially distinguishable from other agate types. Mainly, no other agate type forms these patterns.

Like the Fairburn Agates some markings on horses are usually distinctive white areas on an otherwise dark base coat color. ... Some horse coat colors are distinguished by unique patterns. This Gelding is no exception.

Please consider sponsoring this unique American Mustang!

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Make A Mustang Friend

The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary’s special Mustang Friend Donation Program allows you to donate directly to the care of a wild horse that makes their home here. Your support will provide your mustang with hay, fresh water, energy cake,  and salt, mineral, and wormer blocks. Your contributions will also provide any necessary farrier, dentist, and other vet care. 

 

Your sponsorship will take care of your Mustang Friend’s four essentials:

  • Fresh water

  • Freedom to move around

  • Friends

  • Forage in the form of hay

 

All sponsors receive:

  • Photograph of Your Mustang

  • Letter of Contribution

  • Calendar of Sanctuary Mustangs

 

Yearly Support Levels

Annual Friend $200 helps to cover basic needs

Winter Friend $400 provides an extra round bale for their friend

Four Season Friend $600 receives the opportunity to name their mustang friend. 

 

One Time Support (can be made in payments)

Forever Friend $5,000 receives all of the above, has the opportunity to name their mustang friend, plus provides lifetime care for their wild horse friend.

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