David Glossberg visited a horse ranch and what he saw turned out to be a beautiful, moving story.
In the documentary Mustang Saviors, Glossberg recorded the experiences of war veterans interacting with wild mustang horses. The development of their bonds created lasting friendships that save both human and animal lives.
Here’s the official synopsis:
American veterans are killing themselves by the thousands each year. It is a national tragedy on an epic scale. But a remarkable treatment is proving more powerful than ever imagined. Wild mustangs are taken straight off the range by pairing them with veterans is miraculously turning despair into enduring hope.
Glossberg interviewed countless veterans who connected and saved these wild horses through a program with BraveHearts in Operation Mustang. The Illinois-based organization’s mission is to connect horses with people as a catalyst for wellness and discover healing horsemanship. Also, he observed with the Bureau of Land Management’s program of assisting wild mustang population control by reintegrating some horses back into society. It becomes a win for all species.
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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke with director David Glossberg on his experiences in filming and observing the veterans and mustangs with BraveHeart. Also, we discussed his personal experiences with the program and changes in people and animals.
David Glossberg served on crews of several movie and television productions. Most recently, he was part of the crew of television shows and movies such as Tiny Pretty Things, Utopia, The Last Shift, Rampage, and Death Wish. Mustang Saviors marked as his directorial debut.
Mustang Saviors is now available to rent and own in North America.
Watch the exclusive interview with David Glossberg below. Let us know what you think.
Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Gravitas Ventures