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Ginger Kathrens’ Update on Cloud

by Ginger Kathrens, Exec. Director of The Cloud Foundation The Courage of Cloud and Encore Late May in the Pryor Mountains, 2014 When RT Fitch offered to join me in my search for Cloud, I think we both feared the worst. Were we going to be looking for a body […]

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Update on Cloud in the Pryors

  After Cloud’s brutal battle with Doc several weeks ago in the Pryors, Cloud was finally sighted, but reported injured.  R.T. traveled to Wyoming to look for Cloud with our dear friend, Ginger. R.T. sent this report this morning: “It took us all day but Cloud had moved his band up the […]

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Wild Horses: Hazards From Humans on the Pryor Mountains

The priority at that point was to get the foal out and back to his family. It was a holiday weekend, the BLM office was closed, and there was no cell service in the area anyway, so it was up to us to help him. With no access to water or to his mother, the foal would most likely die. We moved very quietly and slowly, not wanting to panic him and cause him to run into the barbed wire, and injure himself. At this point he was bright eyed and active, and watched us as we worked.

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BLM Succeeds in Decimating Cloud the Wild Stallion’s Herd, AGAIN!

Renowned photographer, author and Wild Horse Freedom Federation Advisory Board member, Carol Walker has just returned from witnessing a rerun, less the helicopter, of the BLM’s 2009 attack and assault upon Cloud’s herd in the Pryor Mountains. Yup, you have it right, the over inflated egos that run the BLM field office in Billings, MT just aren’t happy unless they are chasing wild horses around and keeping their numbers so low that the hope of future genetic viability is nothing more than smoke in the wind.

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Tribute to a Wild Horse Legend: Conquistador

It is with great sadness I report to you the death of the magnificent band stallion, Conquistador. We were shocked to learn of his passing from our dear friend, Effie Orser, who noticed that she did not see him while visiting the scenic pasture where the three bands (Conquistador, Trigger, and Shane) live just outside of Wilsall, Montana. She searched and found his body in a small, grassy gully.

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