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The rolling prairie grasslands in southern Alberta, Canada, home to vast ranches, farms and of course, horses. We decided to take a few shots of the area when these two horses wandered over to check us out. Jann was attracting their attention so I walked down the road to get a bit more of a profile and also see them catching the light from the setting sun. They were very cooperative and we took quite few nice shots.

Mid-June, 2020
FUJI S100FS camera


  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 4 years ago

    Great capture, George! What beautiful lighting – really shows off these lovely horses!

  • Thanks Mike..I don’t usually get a chance to photo horses, and the combination of light and their attitudes was too good to pass up!

    – George Cousins

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 4 years ago

    I know these beauties, I got such a kick out them every day from the campground (right?) lol
    I think these horses loved to horse around for the viewers at the campground. Great memorable photo George

  • LOL! You’re close, but a couple of miles off :) Up the road from the campground, towards Mountain View, is a place that offers horse-riding, and when we were going back to the motel one night, Jann wanted to stop and get a whole pile of shots. These two were watching her go down the ditch and climb up the other side, while I decided to take my own shot! Remember her telling you she had stepped in an ant-hill while she was petting them?
    I do have some of the ones that you used to watch..keep tuned to this station for upcoming shots :) :)

    – George Cousins

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 4 years ago

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 4 years ago

    oh yes the ant pile,,,,,,,,,,,LOL ouch ouch ouch
    then these horses are related, I swear, can’t wait for more to come at this station :-))

  • Yes, I thought she’d stepped into something quite different..LOL! It was quite funny to watch :)

    – George Cousins

  • DryFlyPhoto
    DryFlyPhotoover 4 years ago

    Great lighting and perspective.

  • Thank you Scott, very much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • BarbL
    BarbLover 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful capture! The lighting and the rolling green hills behind are a perfect background to these gorgeous horses! Great job!

  • Hi Barb, happy to meet you, and thanks very much for your kind comments:)

    – George Cousins

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