This is the most magnificent Wild Stallion of a herd of Wild Horses we came across in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains not far from Canmore , Alberta Canada. He was watching over five mares, four of which had already foaled and one that was standing apart for the others and probably not far from delivering herself. His pride was clear in his stance and the way he held his head. Plus his eyes watched every move of every member so closely. Bless the big lens for allowing the closeness.

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Canon Rebel XSi, Lens Canon 100 – 400 mm
East of Canmore, Alberta Canada


wild, stallion horses, pride, foothills, rocky mountains

I am an amateur photographer from Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada.
Love scenery, wildlife and anything that catches my eye as being unique. Have a Canon Rebel XSI with a 100mm – 400mm Lens that allows me to get some wonderful captures!

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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesalmost 3 years ago

    Nice capture and story! :)

  • Thanks sp much Angie and many thanks for the fave :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 3 years ago

    What a beauty, Leslie! A magnificent stallion and a marvellous capture, my friend!

  • Thanks so very much Mike. Most appreciated my friend ! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • deb cole
    deb colealmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture, Leslie!! A friend of mine lives in Pencticton, BC and he’s shared his pics of the wild horses there with me!! Gorgeous animals! And with spirit to beat none, too! Awesome work!

  • what a wonderful comment Deb and thank you very much. It was sure something to see this guy. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    he’s a beaut sis. Look at the color and those huge bug bites, or maybe mare bites, lol.
    Viewed large is a wonderful experience!

  • He was really something Sis, but I think those might be tufts of hair he’s trying to shed out too. They all looked a little motley. Thanks for the great comment! :>)) leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Nice capture Leslie

  • A big Thank you for the kind comment and banner Larry! :">)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 3 years ago

    CHALLENGE ON AMERICAS~~~ Wild Challenge check it out!

  • Thanks for the heads up. I have happily entered and this was most appreciated. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 3 years ago

    Great shot,…..You really need a big lens to get a shot like this for sure,….

  • Yes I do love my big lens John. Many thanks for the great comment and the fave :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 3 years ago

    very good image

  • Thank you so very much Antanas :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 3 years ago

    Fabulous shot and capture !

  • Mattie , thanks for stopping in and leaving such a great comment. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 3 years ago

    17 September 2011 – 1 image per day

  • Konstantinos, Thank you for the Banner. Always appreciated. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

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