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Q&A with Cloud Filmmaker Ginger Kathrens

In honor of Cloud’s 17th birthday May 29, 2012, filmmaker Ginger Kathrens answers your questions about Cloud and his family, wild horses, and the recent BLM roundups. Here are the answers to some of your questions.

Cloud 2012 Update

Cloud filmmaker Ginger Kathrens gives us an update on Cloud and his family, the wild horses of the Pryor, and the recent BLM roundups. Watch the video update:

New Discoveries atop the Pryor Mountains

On July 27, Lauryn, Erin (our summer intern) and I drove from Colorado Springs to Lovell, WY, to visit Cloud and the wild horses of the Pryor Mountains. Aside from the terrible sadness we felt at losing two of our very special friends, Admiral and Climbs High (aka Kapitan), we had a wonderful trip, full […]

Tragedy on the Pryor Mountains

Lauryn, our Cloud Foundation whiz kid, and Erin, our college intern from Michigan, traveled with me from Colorado to the Pryor Mountains on July 27, 2011. It was a bittersweet journey. In the early evening we drove to the low desert country in the Pryors, knowing that two of our “greeters” at the horse range […]

Federal Appeals Court Denies Emergency Request to Halt Triple B Roundup

From the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign on July 19, 2011: Federal Appeals Court Denies Emergency Request to Halt Triple B Roundup BLM Cleared to Begin Massive Mustang Capture Operation in Northeast Nevada Tomorrow We’re sorry to deliver the disappointing news that, earlier this afternoon, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied an emergency request […]

Planning to visit wild horse country?

Planning to visit wild horse country? Here are some tips from Ginger… Dear Wild Horse and Burro fans, Happy Summer! I know many of you will be traveling to wild horse and burro country to get a glimpse of our treasured icons of freedom. At least, I hope so. Below are the rules I abide […]

A Spirit Unbroken

Part 2: A Trip to the Pryors Dear Friends of Cloud, his family and herd, and the wild horses of the West; I am asked time and again, what keeps me going in the face of powers that seem
 unmoved by the rule of law, the principles of kindness toward all creatures, and the wishes […]

Spring Has Sprung

Part 1: A Trip to Montana & the Freedom Fund Horses Despite a not so rosy weather picture, Lauryn and I started out from Colorado to Montana, encountering sleet, snow and rain on our way to Billings. Luckily, the rain stopped overnight, allowing us to access the road to the Freedom Fund horses. It was […]

Celebrating with Cloud on his 16th Birthday

We were able to find Cloud this past Sunday on his 16th birthday! May 29th was a blustery day on the Pryor Mountains as we bounced up Tillett Ridge Road in a gale force wind blowing out of the north. Icy rain fell in intermittent sheets—the polar opposite of the weather on the day of […]

The End of Winter

Lauryn Wachs and Catherine Stokes, our Cloud Foundation interns, accompanied me on their second journey to the Pryor Mountains. It’s always an adventure and last week was no exception. According to people who live in the area, this winter has been the worst in 50 years—not only lots of snow but sub zero temperatures for […]