Feeling Good

September 14, 2012

On one of our visits to the Piceance Creek/East Douglas HMA this year, a family of horses came running down a hillside where I was standing. The young stud in the group was feeling good and made me laugh with his horsey antics. I always enjoy catching them in playful moods.

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He decides to see if the band stallion feels like playing with him.

Gotta love this face. πŸ™‚

Oh, and this one. What a happy guy. πŸ™‚

You’re quite a character mister. πŸ™‚

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20 Responses to “Feeling Good”

  1. Kim Michels Says:

    What fun pictures! Thanks for sharing πŸ˜€

  2. Beautifull photos – Really felt good looking at them:)

  3. grandmagregg Says:

    I always enjoy your photos – but these really put a big grin on my face – thank you.

  4. Dona Hilkey Says:

    Great photos of this band having fun. The gray band stallion is the one that Linda Gresham Hannick gave the very fitting name of Mercury. I love your Piceance photos!

  5. pnickoles Says:

    Thanks Kim, Marie and Grandma Gregg! Nice to hear that the images put a smile on your faces too. πŸ˜‰

    Hi Dona – Mercury, huh? He’s a nice boy. Does the funny bay stud have a name? Thanks for your comments. I do so love these horses. Well, I know, I say that about all of them, but Piceance seems to call to me. Wish I lived closer.

  6. Jeanne Hummel Says:

    Love the magical moments you caught Pam!

  7. Eileen Cain Says:

    Great pictures! I love the looks on the young boys face when they are grooming each other! You are truly blessed to be able to witness and capture such beautiful spirit beings! Thanks for sharing them!

  8. Arlene Says:

    heheheheheheh Pam Photos 13,14,15 hehheh the bay horse is actually smiling woooooo hooooo great shots Pam, who else but you would capture this heheheheheheh

  9. Celeste Gerber (Celeste_in_TX) Says:

    What an incredible photo essay! I love those expressions you were able to capture!

  10. Maggie Frazier Says:

    Certainly shows how much this little herd is a family.
    Breaks my heart to hear how the BLM tears them apart.
    But we never would “know” these horses as we do if you didnt go out & get these pictures. So appreciate what you do.

  11. julie Says:

    Great series, Pam! Really enjoyed this. Fun times for all!

  12. Lyn McCormicK Says:

    They are all beautiful, but that mare is gorgeous !

  13. Margaret Says:

    Pam that dapple gray is sssoooo handsome! Was that some teeth clacking I saw?

  14. Kelly Militello Says:

    What a treat! Makes u smile. Love them all!! Thanks for sharing!

  15. Dianne Chaffee Says:

    Love how the foal is “sandwiched” between the colt and the dam. Even when bucking he was careful of the foal. Lovely series! Thank you.

  16. Barb Griffth Says:

    OMG! Pam, some of these had me laughing out loud! πŸ™‚
    You are very blessed with your photo talents and getting to see these amazing creatures of God, face to smiling face.
    Thank you for sharing these. Love, Barb G.

  17. ginger Says:

    How fun. Love the young stallions expressions when he encounters the big gray!!

  18. Craig Says:

    Wonderful to see them so free and at ease! this is how they should be not harassed and hampered in their free roaming life style! People would greatly benefit by allowing them to so live!

  19. Laura Says:

    How awesome that you were there to capture such a beautiful and intimate series of images of a family group…love the little fellow’s expressions, he’s clearly having the time of his life!

  20. What a feisty little bay, beautiful shots!

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