Starting today, the above photo will be in a gallery for the month of August as part of the Cloud Foundation Art Exhibit & Fundraiser. It is not my most popular photo, but I’m really proud of it and glad that it made it into the gallery. It’s my kind of photo, you see – plain bay mares in the Great Divide Basin casually strolling towards water on a serene Sunday morning.
Yet all I can think about is that while that print is hanging around on a wall, those mares may finds themselves galloping across that range in terror, chased down with a helicopter, taken away from their home, and separated from their family band forever.
A couple weeks ago the BLM released their roundup schedule for the rest of the year. There was no small amount of hullabaloo over three specific herds – Adobe…
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