2018 Pryor Foal # 8/ deceased

Note: June 8, 2018.  It is with great sadness that I have to report that little Stargazer died.  Every year I try to remind myself not to get too attached.  But for some reason, this little one really tugged at my heart.  I hadn’t even met him yet, but still, there was a special place… Read More

2018 Pryor Foal # 7

The 7th 2018 foal has been discovered!  This foal was born to two year old, Quillan.  Quillan is the 2016 daughter of Ireland and Galaxy.  The father of this foal is unknown.  She has been named Silver Bow. Thank you Dennis McCollough for the use of your photos!   Abbie and I will be on the… Read More

2018 Pryor Foals, # 5 ( deceased) and # 6 (deceased)

Two more foals have been born on the mountain.  Both were born to three year old filly’s.  How did that happen?  They were supposed to be vaccinated to prevent this.  Let’s take a look at how that may have happened. In 2016, an east coast group (Friends of Animals) filed a lawsuit against the BLM. … Read More

2018 Pryor Foal # 4

Each horse on the range has their own story, but the birth of this foal is a bit more special than most.  Not only does this foal represent rare blood lines, but also shows the success of a mountain horse relocating to the Dryhead, providing a genetically viable new bloodline among the Dryhead horses. In… Read More

2018 Pryor Foal # 2

The second known foal was born this week in the Dryhead part of the range.  Born to the “Greeters” of the BigHorn Canyon. As I started to write this post, it reminded me of how long I had been following this group.  Although in recent years, the elusive Kitalpha joined them bringing with her Nova,… Read More

2018, Name Game, The “S” Year

S This will be the 6th year that I have made this post. This is a “fun” only post where any of you can suggest names for the 2018 foals born in the Pryors.  Of course, like on all the previous years, I can not guarantee that they will be used, but it will be… Read More

First Pryor Foal of 2018!

The first Pryor Foal of 2018 was born to Morgana and (most likely) Johnston.  Morgana is the 2012 daughter of Icara and Merlin.  Johnston is the 2009 son of Cascade and Seattle. Morgana was expected to foal this year (according to the PZP program), so this was not an unexpected birth.  It is a bit… Read More