An uplifting BLM story for a change, thank heavens.
Cross-posted from the Nevada Appeal
Written by F. T. NORTON
Greg Hendricks noticed on Thursday a corral to capture a horse was set up at Ambrose Park. He said when he called the BLM to inquire about the corral, he was told someone had complained that a colt in a small band familiar to the area had acted aggressively toward a woman on horseback.
The news caused a slight uproar in the neighborhood, and on Friday morning, Hendricks, accompanied by neighbor Steve Rose and others, arrived at the BLM office on Morgan Mill Road just after 6 a.m. to ask that the colt be given a second chance. The BLM agreed.
The news was a relief to Merlyn Smith, 88, who said he has gone out to that area every day, sometimes twice a day, for several years to watch that band of horses.
“They are like family to me. And there are a lot of those people that live out there that just love that group of horses. They don’t want one of them pulled out of the bunch,” he said. Read all >>