Leachman given 10 days to move horses

Cross-posted from Billings Gazette Written by JAN FALSTAD BILLINGS, Montana (April 20, 2011) -- Yellowstone County Justice Court Judge Pedro Hernandez accepted rancher James Leachman's not guilty plea Wednesday to an eighth primary count of misdemeanor animal cruelty. The judge then gave Leachman 10 days to move the last of his horses off the Home… Continue reading Leachman given 10 days to move horses

Rescued from starvation, Leachman horses may now be eaten

The Leachman horses of Montana, who were rescued from starvation, now need rescuing again -- this time from slaughter for human consumption. This is yet another example of how irresponsible breeding and management of horses can result in a brutal and terrifying death, profiting the owners when the horses go to slaughter and ending up… Continue reading Rescued from starvation, Leachman horses may now be eaten

American Humane Association writes big check for Leachman horses

Colorado nonprofit writes big check for horse welfare Cross-posted from the Billings Gazette Written by JAN FALSTAD A nonprofit organization based in Colorado, the American Humane Association, donated $20,000 on Monday toward caring for as many as 700 of the James Leachman horses on private and Crow Reservation land east of Billings. And the U.S.… Continue reading American Humane Association writes big check for Leachman horses

Students don hats for Leachman horses

Cross-posted from the Billings Gazette BILLINGS, MT -- (Jan. 28, 2011) Riverside Middle School students came to campus dressed in style on Friday. The Billings seventh- and eighth-graders wore baseball caps and knitted hats, a faux fedora, a gold tiara, a large sombrero and even a hat with a propeller on top. About 200 students… Continue reading Students don hats for Leachman horses