Bankrupt Montana rancher buys back 60 to 70 horses
AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, Larry Mayer
The Crow Tribe rounds up horses on the former Leachman Cattle Company ranch east of Billings, Mont. on Monday, March 21. Hundreds of horses were placed in the former ranch feedlot ans will be sold at an upcoming sale. The Bureau of Indian Affairs condemned the horses on March 1 because they were trespassing on tribal land.
BILLINGS — A bankrupt Montana rancher whose starving horses were fed donated hay over the winter bought back dozens of the animals at an auction....