Warm Springs Ranch, More Horses

A few days ago, I posted on little Hope, the baby Budweiser Clydesdale foal that was the hit of the 2013 Super Bowl commercial. Today’s post features some more photos I made at Warm Springs Ranch, the Clydesdale breeding facility in Missouri. The facility was quite impressive as we pulled up to the main gate […]

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Hope

I had a very interesting weekend, traveling to Boonville, Missouri to tour and photograph the famous Budweiser Clydesdale horses. Budweiser owns a large breeding ranch there, called Warm Springs Ranch, and boards/breeds/trains the Clydesdales for their “hitch team” that tours around the country. And the highlight was meeting “Hope”, which you may have seen in […]

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Fun Friday: Jumping For Joy

(This post originally published in 2011, following a photo trip to South Dakota to photograph 3 herds of rescued wild horses) Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from close to my heart. Just a week ago, we were among 3 different herds of rescued wild horses, enjoying their company and photographing them in the beautiful rolling […]

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“Fun Friday: Well, Ain’t That a Kick in the Head!”

Another Friday, another “Fun Friday” post! This image was taken during my late spring trip to South Dakota to photograph the wild horse herds on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation. The expression on the horse being kicked says it all!         Online-Photography-Classes.com  

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“Let’s Play Doctor (Part 3)”

Today’s Post, “Part 3” is the final post of this recent experience. In “Part 1” we discovered the newborn Gila herd foal and it’s first life-experiences. In “Part 2” we saw the little guy struggling to stand and the mistreatment he received from another Gila herd member. In “Part 3”, it all comes together and […]

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“Let’s Play Doctor (Part 2)”

Continuing from yesterday’s post (“Let’s Play Doctor (Part 1)”), I concluded that post with a Gila wild stallion rushing towards the newborn foal:     Seeing the stallion approaching her newborn foal, momma rushed in and began to kick at the stallion:     With that reception, the Gila stallion galloped off to join the […]

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“Let’s Play Doctor (Part 1)”

Today’s post is a story of an experience we had one morning with the Gila wild horse herd. This experience lasted for several hours and includes a lot of photos, so I will cover this experience over 2-3 posts. While photographing the Gila wild horse herd, one of the photographers in our group came upon […]

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“Gila”

Today’s post is about the wild horses of the Gila herd. It began in 1996, when ISPMB was notified about a proposed removal of approximately 75 wild horses that were located near Gila Bend, Arizona. These wild horses were not protected by the 1971 Wild Horse and Burro Act and therefore were going to be […]

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“White Sands”

Yesterday I posted on the “Catnip” wild horse herd. Today’s post is about the “White Sands” herd. A total of 70 wild horses were transported from the harsh sands of the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico to the lush, green pastures of South Dakota. In 1999, this transfer culminated a ten year […]

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“Catnip”

Today’s post is about the Catnip herd of wild horses I photographed during my recent trip to South Dakota. But before I get to the images, here is a little background on the horses. The horses photographed during my recent trip were roaming on acreage owned and maintained by the ISPMB (International Society for the […]

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