Press Releases

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION STRESSES NEED FOR PROTECTIVE LANGUAGE IN BLM’S WILD HORSE “TRANSFER OF EXCESS ANIMALS” PROPOSAL

-EASY FIXES IN WORDING WILL DEMONSTRATE GOOD INTENTIONS OF BLM COLORADO SPINGS, CO (Feb. 12, 2016) – As described by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to the Cloud Foundation (TCF) this week, the BLM is attempting to increase adoptions of four and five year-old horses currently in short-term holding facilities by offering them to […]

NEW INFORMATION REVEALS UNREPORTED DEATH IN EXPERIMENTAL WILD MARE/BURRO STERILIZATIONS PERFORMED BY DR. LEON PIELSTICK

DR. PIELSTICK IS SCHEDULED TO PERFORM MARE STERILIZATION RESEARCH AT OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY. COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. (May 17, 2016) – On May 10, The Cloud Foundation (TCF) received a call from an unnamed Phoenix resident who had witnessed deadly burro and mare sterilization operations performed in Arizona last month by Dr. Leon Pielstick, DVM, the veterinarian […]

FEDERAL AGENCY SHIFTS BLAME – HIDING THEIR MISMANAGEMENT OF WILD HORSE PROGRAM

AGENCY HAS IGNORED HUMANE FERTILITY CONTROL FOR DECADES COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (May 16, 2016) – The Federal agency responsible for controlling wild horse populations is seeking to rewrite their mismanagement of this program spanning the last 30 years. The Bureau of Land Management claims wild horses in holding are busting their budget, yet failed to […]

GINGER KATHRENS APPOINTED HUMANE ADVOCATE TO BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

For over 20 years Ginger Kathrens has documented wild horses and burros, and advocated for their humane treatment. Her three documentary films about Cloud the Stallion for PBS Nature introduced wild horses to millions of people around the world. Now, hopefully, she will be able to impact their “management” on our public lands. Congressman Raul […]

LAWSUIT FILED TO STOP BLM FROM STERILIZING IDAHO WILD HORSE HERD

Lawsuit Filed to Stop BLM from Sterilizing Idaho Wild Horse Herd Boise, ID (January 4, 2016) . . . Today, The Cloud Foundation (TCF), the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), Return to Freedom, and Virginia Marie Hudson filed a lawsuit in the Idaho District Court against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), charging that […]

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

(Encore – December 2015) 2016 is almost upon us. From all of us at the Cloud Foundation we wish you and yours a wonderful new year. Please view our year in review video and consider making a tax deductible year-end donation at http://www.thecloudfoundation.org/donate.

TAXPAYER SUBSIDIZED LIVESTOCK GRAZING RESPONSIBLE FOR DESTRUCTION OF PUBLIC LANDS

PROTECTED WILD HORSE HERDS VICTIMS OF ECONOMIC EXPLOITATION COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The Cloud Foundation (TCF) applauds Vickery Eckhoff’s article, “Livestock Data Fills Gap in Ongoing Wild Horse Debate,” a statistical analysis of livestock grazing in comparison with wild horse use on public lands in the West. The well-documented article, published in […]

INVESTIGATION CONFIRMS BLM SALE OF 1794 WILD HORSES TO SLAUGHTER

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESSES BLM TO FOCUS ON KEEPING HORSES ON THE RANGE Washington, DC (October 25, 2015) – After 3 years of waiting for the Office of the Inspector General to complete an investigation of Colorado rancher and livestock hauler, Tom Davis, their report has finally been completed and confirms what The Cloud Foundation […]

COURT GIVES BLM GREEN LIGHT TO DESTROY COLORADO’S HISTORIC WEST DOUGLAS WILD HORSE HERD

ZEROING OUT ENTIRE WILD HORSE HERD NOT VIEWED AS CONSTITUTING “IRREPARABLE HARM.” Washington, DC (Sept. 15, 2015) – Today, Federal Judge Christopher R. Cooper denied a Preliminary Injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from carrying out its decades old quest to remove the entire West Douglas wild horse herd. Tomorrow the BLM […]

LAWSUIT FILED TO HALT BLM’S SCHEDULED ROUNDUP AND REMOVAL OF WILD HORSES FROM NORTHWESTERN COLORADO’S HERDS

ROUNDUP THREATENS TO ZERO OUT THE WEST DOUGLAS Washington DC – (Sept. 6, 2015) – Late Friday afternoon, a lawsuit was filed in federal court by The Cloud Foundation (TCF), Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF), The Colorado Wild Horse and Burro Coalition (CWHBC), Dr. Don Moore and Toni Moore of Fruita, CO., and Barb Flores […]