horses http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en How America's Original Horse Was Saved By A Wyoming Family http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/how-americas-original-horse-was-saved-wyoming-family <p>This was almost the year of the thoroughbred horse, with California Chrome's run for the elusive Triple Crown. But here's the story of a smaller, scrappier horse that overcame long odds with the help of a Wyoming family. Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer has this postcard from a visit with the <a href="http://www.spanishmustangfoundation.org/" target="_blank">Spanish Mustang</a>.</p><p>Living history comes thundering over the ridge. This is America’s original horse.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:47:21 +0000 Micah Schweizer 61167 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org How America's Original Horse Was Saved By A Wyoming Family Advocacy group questions conditions at wild horse corral http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/advocacy-group-questions-conditions-wild-horse-corral <p></p><p>A wild horse advocacy group says conditions at a facility near Rock Springs are inadequate.</p><p>The Bureau of Land Management removes thousands of wild horses from public lands each year. Some are placed in temporary corrals in Rock Springs, until the agency can find a permanent home for them.</p><p>Ginger Katherens with the Cloud Foundation says the corral has almost no shelter, so the horses are subjected to “bitter cold and battering wind.” She acknowledges that wild horses <em>always</em> live outside, but she says this is different.</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:38:06 +0000 Willow Belden 51290 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Advocacy group questions conditions at wild horse corral Wyoming Stories: Martha Kinkade remembers the horse only she could ride http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-martha-kinkade-remembers-horse-only-she-could-ride <p>Cody resident Martha Kinkade tells her daughter Becky the story of a wild horse only she could ride. Martha’s future husband, Harley, needed someone to ride the horse while he was gone during the summer, so Martha took the reins.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:21:36 +0000 Sydney Dalis & Micah Schweizer 49225 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: Martha Kinkade remembers the horse only she could ride ‘Ecosanctuary’ offers haven for horses, seeks to attract tourists http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ecosanctuary-offers-haven-horses-seeks-attract-tourists <p>Every year, the Bureau of Land Management removes thousands of horses from public land in Wyoming. They ship most of the horses to long-term holding facilities in the Midwest. But that’s expensive … and they’re running out of space. So now the BLM has partnered with ranchers to create a so-called horse “ecosanctuary” right here in the Cowboy State. It’s the first of its kind in the nation. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.</p><p>AMBI: Ecosanctuary</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:19:40 +0000 Willow Belden 35152 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org ‘Ecosanctuary’ offers haven for horses, seeks to attract tourists