The Wild Ones: A Special Series on Prisoners and Horses - OZY | A Modern Media Company


Because most people aren’t bad, they just need some direction.

By Melanie Ruiz

The inmates at the Arizona Department of Corrections often see their reflections in the wild horses they train.

These men have lived the street life, the drug life — one without structure. In prison they know nothing but structure. The horses were once free to roam without rules, living the herd life, but they too must be tamed.

This OZY original video series follows two men whose paths crossed in this prison yard — and the horses that connect them. 

Make sure you watch all of the episodes:

The Wild Ones (episode one)
The Addict (episode two)
The Trainer (episode three)
The Horses (episode four)
The Border (episode five)
The Release (episode six)
The Bond (episode seven)

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