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Leachman's horse abuse conviction upheld

Leachman's horse abuse conviction upheld

Yellowstone County District Judge Susan Watters has upheld James Leachman’s jury conviction on five counts of abusing his horses.

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On witness stand, Leachman says leg bands were 'never too tight'

On witness stand, Leachman says leg bands were 'never too tight'

During the sixth day of his horse abuse trial on Monday, Billings livestock breeder James Leachman testified the plastic leg bands he used to identify his horses were “never too tight” and said he would use them again.

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Leg bands not humane for horses, expert testifies

Leg bands not humane for horses, expert testifies

A nationally recognized horse specialist testified Wednesday at James Leachman’s animal abuse trial that unbreakable plastic identification bands should not be used on horses, especially those running loose on the range.

November 28, 2012 1:15 pm Photos

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Leachman horse abuse trial begins

Leachman horse abuse trial begins

A jury was selected Monday during the opening day of trial for James Leachman of Billings, who is charged with abusing five horses on a ranch he once owned on the Crow Reservation.

November 26, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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Judge steps aside in Leachman case

Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Pedro Hernandez agreed Wednesday to hand over the misdemeanor animal cruelty case against James Leachman to another judge.

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Leachman given 10 days to move horses

Leachman given 10 days to move horses

Yellowstone County Justice Court Judge Pedro Hernandez accepted rancher James Leachman’s not guilty plea Wednesday to an eighth primary count of misdemeanor animal cruelty.

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Gallery: Day 2 at the horse auction

Gallery: Day 2 at the horse auction

Photos from the Leachman horse auction on Sunday.

April 03, 2011 6:46 pm Photos

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Leachman horse sale goes well

Leachman horse sale goes well

The two-day sale of 829 horses that the Bureau of Indian Affairs confiscated for trespassing on crow Tribal land started on time and the plenty of buyers from as far away as Virginia paid $25 for a bidder's card.

April 02, 2011 9:30 am Photos

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Identifying and banding 829 horses

Identifying and banding 829 horses

As the first glimpses of green grass pushed through the winter range, a yellow barn on the former Leachman Cattle Co. ranch 16 miles east of Billings was packed with whinnying and stomping horses, clanging gates, the buzz of a trio of electric razors and the acrid odor of fresh manure.

March 28, 2011 3:10 pm Photos

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Shana Ten Bear, Carrie Hugs and Paulette Falls Down

Shana Ten Bear, Carrie Hugs and Paulette Falls Down

Shana Ten Bear, Carrie Hugs and Paulette Falls Down prepare neck bands to be put around 820 horses that will be sold at a ranch east of Billings this weekend.

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Crow roundup of horses smooth operation

Crow roundup of horses smooth operation

In a colorful roundup on Monday morning, about 50 Crow horsemen spent the day gathering about 700 horses in bands of 80 to 200 and driving them through a gap in the rimrocks toward their last home before they are sold.

March 21, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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Colorado nonprofit writes big check for horse welfare

Colorado nonprofit writes big check for horse welfare

A nonprofit organization based in Colorado, the American Humane Association, donated $20,000 on Monday toward caring for as many as 700 of the James Leachman horses on private and Crow Reservation land east of Billings.

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First hay drop for starving horses a success

First hay drop for starving horses a success

Billings Flying Service airlifted about 20 tons of hay, one round bale at a time, Thursday morning to hundreds of hungry horses on a ranch east of Billings along Highway 87E.

January 27, 2011 1:15 pm Photos

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Billings Flying Service volunteers to fly hay to horses

Billings Flying Service volunteers to fly hay to horses

Billings Flying Service has donated use of a helicopter to airlift hay Thursday morning to some of the more isolated horses at the former Leachman Cattle Co. Home Place ranch east of Billings.

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Some Leachman horses get first hay

Some Leachman horses get first hay

The owners of Valley M Ranch in Red Lodge drove two pickup trucks with trailers loaded with 10 tons of hay from the Beartooth Mountains to the former Leachman Cattle Co. Home Place ranch Tuesday, giving some of the hungry horses east of Billings their first good meal in weeks.

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Snow temporarily delays hay for hungry horses

The owners of Valley M Ranch in Red Lodge drove two pickup trucks pulling 10 ton of hay out to the former Leachman Cattle Co. ranch east of Billings Tuesday, giving hungry horses their first good meal in weeks.

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Hay on the way to Leachman horses

Hay on the way to Leachman horses

Hay is on the way to the hundreds of hungry horses on the former Leachman Cattle Co. Home Place ranch east of Billings.

January 24, 2011 5:27 pm Photos

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Horse book

Horse book

Before each horse sale, Jim Leachman published lush color catalogs showing gorgeous horses roaming grass-rich country. In the September 2007 catalog said he said had more than 900 horses and said, "Believe it or not, my mares are even better than my cows were at their peak!"

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Leachman charged with animal cruelty

Leachman charged with animal cruelty

The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office on Friday filed five primary misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and five alternative counts against James H. Leachman of Billings.

January 22, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Leachman Cattle Co.'s heydey featured world-famous cattle sales

Leachman Cattle Co.'s heydey featured world-famous cattle sales

James H. Leachman grew up in the livestock business, tutored under his family's world-famous Ankony Angus operation working from Virginia to South Dakota.

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