Wild Lands Wild Horses 

Combining beautiful cinematography with expert interviews, Wild Lands Wild Horses seeks to tell the story of America’s wild horses.  

What: The award-winning pilot episode of the docuseries, Wild Lands Wild Horses, will be released on Youtube for FREE and all to watch. 

Why: Wildlife photographers Jamie Baldanza and Deb Lee Carson join forces to document and interview scientists, ranchers, government officials, and wildlife advocates on the uncertain future of America’s wild horses. Wild Lands Wild Horses seeks to save America’s iconic Western heritage and offer solutions that will work for all special interest groups involved in public lands. The docuseries seeks to raise awareness about the 45,000 wild horses in need of adoptive homes and their ongoing need to stay on range. This groundbreaking docuseries has already won multiple film festival awards including: Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, Awareness Festival, LA Femme International Film Festival, and more. 

In addition, the Wild Lands Wild Horses Fund will look to facilitate additional resources to the rescue, advocacy, adoption and Public Lands Range (PLR) work.   

When: June 9, 2021 at 8PM EST and ongoing 

Where: Youtube 

Who: Creator and host, Jamie Baldanza, has loved horses since birth, and quit her job as an advertising creative director to photograph wild horses across the United States. Today, she leverages her passionate Instagram following to raise awareness for the plight of these majestic animals. Wild Lands Wild Horses is the culmination of her outstanding photography and tireless advocacy. 

Writer and co-host Deb Lee Carson is a photographer and artist whose Fly Without Wings exhibit pays tribute to America’s wild spirit, and has raised substantial funds for wild horse non-profit organizations. Her new work, entitled Wild and Untethered, was exhibited at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN and was made possible by a grant from SEMAC. 

Deb has more than fifty years of equine reproductive experience, twelve years observing wild horse behaviour, and three years working as a field research technician with the Colorado State University wild horse contraceptive study.