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By Pam Burke 

'Backroads' in the Bear Paws

 

Last updated 3/25/2021 at 11:22am

Havre Daily News/Pam Burke

Tom Brown kneels down between a mare, which is the product of years of horse breeding by the Brown family to be a hardy ranch horse, and the mare's foal, which is the product of cross breeding with a rare Cleveland Bay stallion. The Brown family and their Cleveland Bay horses will be featured in the May 24 episode of "Backroads of Montana" on the Montana PBS station.

A production crew from the Montana PBS series "Backroads of Montana" will be spending the weekend in the Bear Paw Mountains filming and interviewing a Chouteau County ranching family, who are helping to save an endangered breed of horses.

Tom and Rene Brown, who ranch on the south side of the Bear Paws, started their journey breeding Cleveland Bay horses with the purchase of their first stallion, Tregoyd William, in the fall of 2011. Tom Brown wanted to use the stallion to cross with the mares they have that are descendants of the horses bred through generations past and present for workin...



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