Luis Vega of San Saba, Texas is the newest member of the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Youth Employment Program. Vega is taking part in the 12-week work-from-school program. Luis Vega is excited to be a part of the Mustang Heritage Foundation’s Youth Employment Program. His involvement will include an array of projects including a media project, a research paper, and presentations to a youth and adult group. He will also be writing a weekly journal to keep up with his findings. Luis Vega is the 17 year old son of Luis and Martha Vega. He is a junior at San Saba High School, where he is involved in Football, Basketball, and Track. This is his first year on Varsity Football. This will be his third year on Varsity Track. He is a two time Regional Qualifier, and one time Regional finalist. He has a been around horses for most of his life. He has a basic understanding of horses. Through the Mustang Heritage Foundation he hopes to further his knowledge of Mustangs. “Horses give people confidence. They provide peace to people. Most people don’t know that, that is why I joined this program, because I would be able to spread the word about Mustangs and give them the respect they truly need.”About the Mustang Heritage FoundationThe mission of the Mustang Heritage Foundation is to raise awareness of the American Mustang and to increase Mustang adoptions across the country. The Mustang Heritage Foundation created the Youth Employment Program (with funding provided by the Bureau of Land Management’s Environmental Education division) and other youth programs to help showcase the recognized value of Mustangs and to give youth a place to connect to America’s equine legends- the Mustang. Since 2007, the Foundation’s adoption programs have been responsible for nearly 3,000 adoptions of trained Mustangs. For more information about the training, adoption, youth and other Mustang programs presented by the Mustang Heritage Foundation, visitwww.mustangheritagefoundation.org.