Mustang Leadership Partners

Southern Equine Expo – February 2017

On February 25, 2017, MLP students traveled to Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN, and took part in the Southern Equine Expo. As a part of the experience, students had the opportunity to learn from Celeste Barrett of Equestrian Chaos; a Russian/Cossack trick rider and Roman rider who has worked professionally as a performer for several …

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MLP Girls Perform at Mustang Million event in Ft. Worth, Texas – September 2013

 It was 10:00 AM on a Monday morning in the middle of summer vacation. For a late July morning in Tennessee, it was unusually chilly. Brittney, Frida, and Yhara were not at their homes in bed, at the breakfast table, or in front of the television; they were standing at attention by their horses at …

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MLP Hosts Heritage Foundation’s Camp Wildfire

On June 3, 2013, Mustang Leadership Partners had the privilege of hosting Mustang Heritage Foundation (MHF) staff members who spent the day teaching and interacting with MLP students as part of MHF’s Camp Wildfire. Nine MLP students attended Camp Wildfire, and they enjoyed a full day of activities and lessons! In between fun activities such …

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Three MLP Students Participate in Extreme Mustang Makeover in Murfreesboro, TN and Ft. Worth, TX

On May 4, 2013, the Extreme Mustang Makeover returned to the Livestock Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and once again, Mustang Leadership Partners was pleased to be part of the event. This year, however, instead of being mere spectators, three MLP students had the special opportunity to participate in the EMM pick-up! These three girls showed …

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MLP Takes the Stage at National Mentoring Summit in Washington DC

At the third annual National Mentoring Summit, which convened in January 2013, Mustang Leadership Partners stepped onto the national stage. Dr. Elaine Swafford, Director of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, presented the unique mission and work of MLP to over 650 corporate and philanthropic leaders from across the nation at this inspiring event. And the audience …

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Ballet Tennessee and Mustang Leadership Partners: A Graceful Collaboration

In July 2011, dancers from Ballet Tennessee and students from Mustang Leadership Partners had the opportunity to share their respective passions for dance and horses, and in the collaborative process, they found some common ground. These students came from all walks of life: the inner city, rural communities, public and private schools. Together they translated …

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