This show is hosted by Debbie Coffey, VP of Wild Horse Freedom Federation and is an educational outreach program.
Our guest is GINGER KATHRENS, the Founder and Executive Director of The Cloud Foundation, who has been described as "the Jane Goodall of wild horses." Ginger will discuss saving all the Mustangs in the West, and give us an update on Cloud and his family.
Ginger Kathrens is an Emmy Award-winning producer, cinematographer, writer and editor as well as an award-winning author. Her documentary filmmaking trips have taken her to Africa, Asia, Europe, Central and South America and all over the U.S.
Kathrens filmed and produced the acclaimed Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies and Cloud's Legacy: The Wild Stallion Returns for WNET's Nature series on PBS, and Cloud: Challenge of The Stallions. Five years in the making, it is Kathrens' next chapter in the life of the charismatic wild stallion she has documented since his birth in May of 1995. Her documentation of Cloud represents the only continuing chronicle of a wild animal from birth in our hemisphere.
Kathrens was the co-producer and cinematographer of the two-hour Discovery Channel special, Spirits of the Rainforest, which won two Emmy Awards including one for Best Documentary. Additional projects for Discovery included The Ultimate Guide: Horses and The Ultimate Guide: Dogs. Kathrens also wrote, edited, and produced over two dozen segments of the Wild America series for PBS, and has filmed for National Geographic, Animal Planet and the BBC.