Photo Of The Week – 2/2/2011

February 3, 2011

This is the palomino stallion Spin from the Little Book Cliffs HMA in Colorado. I love how he blends in with the rugged surroundings of his home. Sometimes I post these distance shots just to illustrate how much better the landscape looks when there’s a wild horse included.

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9 Responses to “Photo Of The Week – 2/2/2011”

  1. KA Schaaf(kasohio) Says:

    Love it- thank you for sharing him.

  2. Cee Says:

    I’m with you; I love palominos! and your photos are always amazing!

  3. Janet Ferguson Says:

    The horse does really “make” the scene — how it appears he may have been created out of the smooth golden rocks surrounding him.

  4. Deby Zimmerman Says:

    Another breathtaking shot!!!…sure hope he keeps his freedom!!!!

  5. Puller Lanigan Says:

    He’s smart, if he has to rest and observe, best to be by a rock the same color. 😉


  6. arlene orlando Says:

    Awesome Palomino , they are spectacular arnt they !!!! He is smart, the standing by a rock thing is a great idea to keep safe !!! Someone must have alerted him to the Rouge BLM……………… Pass the word Beautiful Boy !!!!!!!!!!

  7. Linda Horn Says:

    Another beautiful photo! I’ve often wondered if the BLM census-takers “mistake” rocks for standing horses. Could explain their inflated numbers.

  8. I just happened upon your blog and love your photos! I live in Colorado and have an adopted mustang. She was rescued from being sold to a slaughter house at an auction. I was told that she probably came from Wyoming, but I haven’t interpreted her brand. I often imagine her life before being caught and wish she could be wild again, but I could never part with her! Thanks for posting beautiful pictures of wild horses.

  9. connie Says:

    your gift is just wonderful on how you portray the beautiful mustangs in our great country. I look forward to each photo youreveal to us and just imagine what it would be like to ride my mustang out there amoung her herd mates, some day i hope. what a privlidge to see them in person.

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