Taming the wild: Mustangs prepare to take the field as live mascots

Residing in stall 13 is the biggest superstar on campus: Moonstar, a mustang — donated by a Cal Poly alumnus —that’s being trained by students to become the university’s live mascot.

New star on campus: Moonstar the Mustang

The university recently adopted an additional mascot: a live mustang named Moonstar.  He will be ready to become one of the university’s official mascots by the beginning of the 2014 football season, according to a Cal Poly press release.

Learn By Doing outside class – way outside

The two women slowly approach the animal, knowing that at any moment it could kick back and send one of them flying. The untamed horse looks unsure of what to do in this new environment; just three days ago, it…

Horse slaughter funding approved

A bill passed by President Barack Obama late last year quietly reinstated funding for the inspection of horse slaughter, ending a five-year de facto ban on the market in the United States. But despite the change in law, Cal Poly…