Montgomery Creek Ranch Blog
When I first got involved in the wild horse issue and heard about the way the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) provides hoof care to the over 50,000 wild horses and burros at its holding facilities I was horrified. That's because the BLM trims the horses hooves in a chute that turns them onto their sides.
The drive to Montgomery Creek Ranch sets your imagination in motion. You are immediately traveling down and into the old California West. Vast rolling ranch lands with a backdrop of the Mendocino Mountains. When you approach the Stoneyford Gorge Dam you want to get out and go mining for gold.
Last week marked six years of Montgomery Creek Ranch taking in the beloved Deer Run herd - a small band of wild horses that lived outside Carson City, Nevada.
The Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory is 500-square miles of rolling and rough country within the Modoc National Forest just outside of Alturas, California. The area consists of sharp rocks and dense brush — in fact, if the Devil were to grow his own garden, this would be it. It’s rough, beautiful country managed by the United States Forest Service (USFS).
We have had a tremendous amount of interest in our two-year-old mustangs, are getting ready for a fun-filled day at at the Preserve (more on that below) and are so pleased to see the support gaining on Capitol Hill for the passage of the SAFE Act to protect America’s horses from slaughter.