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 # 3

The 3rd known Pryor Foal born this year has been found!  Dennis McCollough report seeing them on Sunday.  Thank you Dennis for the use of your photos! This foal and his mother have a very special place in my heart. This young mare was born to Jackson and Galena in 2012. (Making her Lakota’s granddaughter… 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

Who Will Have Foals in 2018?

Mares within the Pryor Wild Horse Herd, are given PZP (birth control) every year. Each year there is a group of mares that are in the “window” of possibly being able to foal, meaning that they have not been given PZP.  And every year, there will be some surprises from some, despite being vaccinated, and… Read More