Congressman Grijalva honors Cloud and all wild horses and burros

Cloud the Stallion
Cloud the Stallion overlooks his territory. He and all of America's wild horses and burros are being honored by a Resolution introduced by Rep. Raul Grijalva. The Cloud Foundation Image.

The Cloud Foundation released the following announcement:

Congressman Grijalva has always been a great friend of wild horses and burros, and we sincerely thank him for introducing the House Legislation below which honors Cloud and all wild horses and burros. We encourage you to contact Representative Grijalva, thanking him for his support of all mustangs and burros with legislation that costs the taxpayer nothing, but does much to encourage their protection on our western landscapes.

We strongly urge you to contact your Congressional Representative and urge them to co-sponsor Congressman Grijalva’s Resolution!

H.RES.284 — Honoring wild horses and burros as important to our national heritage. (Introduced in House – IH)
1st Session
H. RES. 284
Honoring wild horses and burros as important to our national heritage.
May 26, 2011

Mr. GRIJALVA submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

Honoring wild horses and burros as important to our national heritage.
Whereas the evolutionary origin of equines is found in North America;
Whereas wild horses and burros are part of the ecosystem and rangelands of the United States;
Whereas wild horses and burros are an important part of our national heritage;
Whereas the National Wild Horse and Burro Program should provide for continued long-term existence and well-being of wild horses and burros on public lands; and
Whereas Cloud, the most famous and revered wild stallion, was born May 29, 1995, on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, and embodies the essence of wild horse values of freedom and family: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved,That the House of Representatives–

(1) honors the 16th birthday of Cloud;
(2) encourages the people of the United States to observe and celebrate the 16th birthday of Cloud and the intrinsic value of all wild horses and burros;
(3) recognizes wild horses and burros as living symbols of the western development era and honors their hardy nature; and
(4) recognizes that with the American frontier long since closed, wild horses and burros remain among the last representatives of the freedom and spirit of the Old West.

6 thoughts on “Congressman Grijalva honors Cloud and all wild horses and burros”

  1. Thank you Congressman Grijalva for your courage to stand up for the wild horses and burros of this great nation. I applaud you efforts. May many more stand with you


  2. An smart honorable man who cares about America, the West and her Majestic Beloved lands and Wild Horses – thank -you !


  3. Thank you so much for being a friend to all the wild mustangs and burros. They
    helped to build america. Now if we can wake Obama up. Happy birthday Cloud


  4. Called Congressman Grijalva today and Thanked him for all his support concerning our Heritage Our Wild Mustangs,…………………… To realize the great Importance for our future and the future of Our Beloved Wild Mustangs they are a huge part of America , and indeed they will prove to us that there presence is essential ……………….


  5. The is a great addition to our hope for saving Cloud, his herds and all Wild Horses. Unfortunately, the website given for Congressman Grijalva is only available to those in his district in AZ. I will try to access him through the Congressional offices in DC to thank him for H RES 284 to honor the Cloud and all wild horses and Burros. God Bless him and all those who vote to pass this resolution.


  6. Blessed Be Congressman Grijalva, you are indeed a friend of the wild horses and burros, Americia’s symbols of freedom! How appropriate that we honor these wild ones on this Memorial Day Weekend. Wake up President Obama and stand with us
    and help us save Cloud and ALL the wild ones, especially those standinglonely and dying in the pens in the Mid-west. Put there by the Bureau of Land(not animal)Management!


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