Taken July 1, 2010, Canada Day at the Bar U Ranch, south of Longview, Alberta, Canada, in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains.

I spent many long hours with this photo and made up 52 variations before I was satisfied. I then took them to my day job and had 5 people pick out their favorites.
I have posted this photo and the other three below into my different alter-egos here on RB.
I do hope you will like one of these versions.

I do hope you enjoy my work.
Comments are graciously accepted.
Favoring is greatly appreciated and will garner a response.
Purchases are fantastic!

The Bar U Ranch is now a part of Parks Canada and was once one of the largest breeding stables for the wonderful huge draft horses, the Percherons.


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Formerly from Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, I now reside in Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador.

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  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 3 years ago

    Very nice work Al, I love it. The golden horseshoe…very nice touch!!

  • This was the favorite on most scorecards, glad you like it too. And

    – Al Bourassa

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 3 years ago

    Lots of trial and error…good stuff!! :)

  • I don’t know if you got to see them all, as I had to hurriedly upload them all and then link them. I finally got them all up now.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentover 3 years ago

    I like this the best Al, great POV!

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 3 years ago

    Great capture………………….love the framing and tonal quality

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 3 years ago

    Yes, it’s the best one!! You chose right, again awesome work. It so nice to play and like the end result. I call it doodling with pictures!! I love the golden horseshoe and the matching boot, really nice touch and hell with it, I’ll fave again also!! :))

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 3 years ago

    Amazing work, nice title

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    So what’s afoot, Al? lol Well done!

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 3 years ago

    Really excellent work!

  • Thank you! This is the result of many hours of experimentation. And

    – Al Bourassa

  • haya1812
    haya1812over 3 years ago

    Oh wow this is Awesome!! great title:)

  • Thank you dear Haya, and

    – Al Bourassa

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    very good work

  • Aciu my friend, I am quite proud of this one. And

    – Al Bourassa

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