Neil Young Selling Flannel Shirts For Wild Horses
The limited edition apparel line supports two causes close to the heart of the rock legend.
By Aaron Brophy
Considered by many to be the godfather of grunge music, the frequently flannel-clad rocker has released a charitable line of flannel shirts to support two causes dedicated to America's wild horses, funding the Skydog Sanctuary as well as a legal challenge against the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management research plan to spay wild horse mares.
The $300 USD ($397 CAD) limited edition "Crazy Horse Magnolia Pearl" flannel shirts feature a horse scrawl drawing over a peace sign logo with the words "Neil Young Crazy Horse" wrapped around the top of the peace sign and "Live Wild Stay Free" along the bottom.
"Our government is killing the wild horses to make way for more cows, more oil exploration, more greed, Young writes on his archive website. "We must rise and take all these things on. If you are older like me it's easy to see these changes in our life. If you are young or old, keep your eyes open and do whatever you can for Earth and her wild creatures. This is our Earth."
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