Removals from Cloud’s Pryor Mountain herd continues

The older stallion Prince tries to fight others for a place in the trap. (C) LIVING IMAGES BY CAROL WALKER.

Cross-posted from Wild Hoofbeats REPORTED BY CAROL WALKER "I just spent two days in the Pryor Mountains of Montana. Normally this time of year it is a beautiful and peaceful place to be. Most of the horses in the herd are up in the high meadows, foals are playing, and it is peaceful, especially in… Continue reading Removals from Cloud’s Pryor Mountain herd continues

BLM decision to remove young Pryor Mustangs issued

Cloud Wild Stallion Herd Photo by Tamara Gooch.

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE BILLINGS, Mont. (April 5, 2012) — Yesterday, BLM issued their Decision Record to permanently remove up to 40 young Pryor mustangs from their home in the mountains of southern Montana. The bait-trapping operation would begin no earlier than June 4th and could continue until September 30th. “Surprisingly, the removal decision… Continue reading BLM decision to remove young Pryor Mustangs issued

BLM approves Pryor Mustang roundup for 2012

Cloud defiantly faces the helicopter that torments him and his herd in previous BLM roundup in the Pryor Mountains. Image by Carol Walker.

The Associated Press reports: BILLINGS, Mont. — Dozens of wild mustangs from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range along the Montana-Wyoming border are slated to be removed this year to reduce the size of the famous herd. The federal Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday announced approval of a roundup that would reduce the 170-horse… Continue reading BLM approves Pryor Mustang roundup for 2012

BLM proposed removal targets youngest of famous Pryor Mountain Mustangs

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Cloud’s family and other wild horse families threatened BILLINGS, Mont. (Dec. 16, 2011) - The Montana Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Billings Field Office issued a Preliminary Environment Assessment outlining plans to strip at least half of the young wild horses from the Pryor Mountains in 2012. The BLM preferred… Continue reading BLM proposed removal targets youngest of famous Pryor Mountain Mustangs

BLM seeks another removal in Cloud’s Herd

Action Alert from The Cloud Foundation The BLM Billings Field Office mailed a Scoping Letter to interested parties on July 28th, stating their intent to reach an "Appropriate" Management Level (AML) of 90-120 adult wild horses, one year of age and older in the Pryor Mountains. If they carry out this plan 45 to as… Continue reading BLM seeks another removal in Cloud’s Herd