The horses have a storied past… perhaps dating back to Sitting Bull and the Marquis de Mores, but preservation of the hardy, prairie breed is in jeopardy as the costs of maintaining the herd have put the Nakota Horse Conservancy in financial distress.
The Kuntz family and the non profit behind the conservation movement have reached a tipping point, and are reaching out for help through a crowd funding and awareness campaign.
From its historic roots to the dedication shown by the Kuntz family in their attempt to preserve the breed, this is a great North Dakota story. To learn more about the breed, the non profit, and how to help check out the links below.
- The Nakota Horse Conservancy website.
- You Can Help! The crowd sourcing fundraiser to help continue the conservation effort.
- In the News: Recent Bismarck Tribune article by Nick Smith
- More Info: The Nakota Breed on Wikipedia.