This is the stallion that started my love for the Piceance-East Douglas HMA in Colorado. The first horse I saw in 2006 and my favorite. Handsome is between 20-22 years old now and showing his age a little with his puffy knees, chronic limp and scars from years of sparring. He was a wonderful band stallion who never warmed up to my presence which is what I so admired about him – his devotion to his family. He’s never really given up trying to reclaim a family and managed to steal and keep a small family band just two years ago. I’ve learned to never count this guy out. I love this old warrior. Handsome was hanging out with another stallion when this photo was taken in June, 2020 and since we only made it to the horse range a few times last year as flying day trips due to Covid, it was amazing that we managed to see him at all. He can be very elusive. We hope to see you this spring Handsome.

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Nice band stallion from the Barcus Creek area of the Piceance-East Douglas HMA, Colorado.

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Such a nice stallion and such a nice time of day. We found Hercules and his family in late afternoon in the Barcus area. All was peaceful. Perfect way to end our day in the horse range. (Piceance-East Douglas HMA in Colorado).

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Thunder storm at the Piceance-East Douglas HMA, CO (7-2019).

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Band stallion with matching cowbird. 😉 Piceance-East Douglas, HMA (Colorado)

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