Nevada was trying to see without being seen. 🙂 That’s Pirate in front, showing off his muddy, wind-mussed look, and Alpha in the background. See the below photo to see them lined up in an orderly fashion, which always happens when photographing mustangs (or any animals!). 🙂 Not!
A couple of hours before this photo was taken, the WHOLE scene was white with snow. The white didn’t last long, but hopefully the welcome moisture will seep deep into the parched ground and help our grasses and other forage. It has been very dry, and moisture in any form is always welcome!
We have no shortage here of wide-open, far views here in Disappointment Valley, but something about this image – a lone mustang against a cloud-streaked sky – says “freedom.” The mustang is Nevada. The location is southwestern Colorado. Heaven on Earth. 🙂
Pictured above are Puzzle (pinto mare) and Butch (grey gelding). Puzzle was rounded up from Spring Creek Basin in 2005, after which, she apparently went through a few adopters/owners before settling back with the rescue group that had taken her in. They brought her here with her friend Star, a pinto mare also rounded up […]