Our Hero: Wild Horse Annie

GirlsHorseClub.com Blog Archive on March 24, 2010, 13:34

While sifting through the many beautiful (and sad) images in the BLM library looking for photos to accompany your work, I came across this black and white photo of a plaque in Colorado dedicating the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range to Wild Horse Annie (aka Velma Bronn Johnston).

Most of us are very familiar with Wild Horse Annie, the animal rights activist whose work resulted in a Nevada law to ban air and land vehicles from hunting and capturing wild horses on state land (the Wild Horse Annie Act) and ultimately passage of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971, the