Photos by Charles and Rita Summers
The Institute of Range and the American Mustang (IRAM)
Sanctuary Purposes and Programs
The Institute of Range and the American Mustang is a non-profit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the laws of SDCL 47-22 through 47-28 as a South Dakota in 1988 as non-profit corporation. IRAM is organized for charitable, benevolent, and education purposes including:
1) The Institute of Range and the American Mustang is a non-profit corporation established in South Dakota but operating nationally, as a community development corporation whose functions include creating sanctuaries for America’s unadoptable wild horses, tourism, research and education.
2) To enlist the cooperation and support of government, business and individuals in establishing significant wild horse sanctuaries and programs in South Dakota and in other areas within the continental United States.
1) To provide a non-profit corporation with will aid and assist in community development and tourism.
2) To develop education and conservation programs to improve wildlife habitat and range conditions.
3) To educate the public as to evolution of the wild horses, it’s contribution to the Anglo American and Native American destines and as to the problems in wild horse management.