by Sebastien Malo as posted on Rueters Legal A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) wrongly refused to review an animal advocacy group’s bid to include a wild horse on the country’s list of imperiled species because its refusal hinged […]
Source: Equine Advocates Kachina Arrives at Equine Advocates! As many of you already know, we were delighted to welcome Kachina, a Wild Mustang Mare, to the sanctuary on May 10, which just happened to be Mother’s Day. What a gift! She was born on the Pryor Mountains of Montana […]
Source: The Cloud Foundation Temporary Retraining Order prevents September 2 Trapping and Removal COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Susan P. Watters, United States District Judge, has ruled in favor of Ginger Kathrens and the Cloud Foundation in their efforts to protect the small Pryor Mountain mustang herd from capture […]
“Feel Good Sunday” brings me full circle and back around to where we were last week when I wrote Part One of my week in the Pryor Mountains of Wyoming/Montana with Ginger Kathrens on our quest to find Cloud, dead or alive…and I need to stress that, it was not a happy-go-lucky excursion into LaLa Land to observe the ‘Yellowstone’ of wild horses, it was a trip of trepidation that, luckily, turned out for the best.
Tribute by R.T. Fitch ~president/co-founder of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Cloud Lives Nineteen Glorious Years in the Wild Today is the day! 19 years ago renowned cinematographer, Ginger Kathrens watched a shaky, palomino foal stumble out of the bushes atop the Pryor Mountains and the documented saga of […]
Wild Horse Advocates Appeal Court Decision: Forest Service Fence Threatens Ongoing Survival of Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Herd
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (April 23, 2014) On April 21, 2014, The Cloud Foundation (TCF), Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) and noted equine photographer, Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation forWild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) filed an appeal in District of Columbia Circuit Court to US District Court’s November 2013 dismissal of a lawsuit against the Custer National Forest (FS) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). “We brought the FS into the suit when they issued a call for bids to build the new fence in 2010, ” states Ginger Kathrens, Founder and Executive Director of TCF. “The fence threatens the survival of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Herd by eliminating thousands of acres of vital late summer and fall grazing.”
SOURCE: COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE Wild Horse Management Suit Bucked by Judge By ANNIE YOUDERIAN (CN) – The government’s decision to rein in the wild horse population on Montana’s Pryor Mountain did not violate environmental law, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge James Gwin dismissed a challenge by […]
Source: The Cloud Foundation Report card reveals diminished variability in world famous herd of wild stallion Cloud COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. (Sept. 16, 2013) – For over thirty years, the genetics of the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Herd have been tracked by foremost equine geneticist, E. Gus Cothran. His […]
Our Mother’s Day Message comes to you from our very good friend and fellow Wild Horse and Burro Advocate, Ginger Kathrens of the esteemed Cloud Foundation A New Cloud Colt is Born! Dear Friends of Cloud, his family, and the Pryor herd; Every trip to the spectacular Pryor […]
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Billings Field Office today released the Environmental Assessment (EA) and Decision Record for a 2012 non-helicopter gather of wild horses within the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range (PMWHR). A 30-day appeal period will begin today and end on May 3, 2012. The EA analyzed the effects of the decision to conduct a non-helicopter gather to remove excess wild horses within the PMWHR. The field office received about 1,000 individual comment letters and 63 unique comments on the preliminary EA, and considered those in making the final decision.