My little quarterhorse Jane, shaking off flies last summer..

Dubbed “Plain Jane” as a 3yo, as she was indeed a scrawny, under-developed hairy “pony” she has since overcome her title to become a lovely, fat, goey little cow pony, with a definate pretty streak! she has also really come out of her shell and has quite a sense of humour as far as mares go! she has a very shy candid nature…

She now has a cruisy career as a brood mare, although she still enjoys a baraback fang up the backroads from time to time.. fingers crossed she will be having her first foal this year!

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  • Tiffany Rach
    Tiffany Rachabout 4 years ago

    Very adorable! Our horses too are being bothered by pesky flies! Great capture of movement!

  • Cheers, thanks Tiffany =) yeap, the flies last summer were the worst they’d ever been – I hope we are spared this summer!

    – kurrawinya

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesabout 4 years ago

    Awwh Penny, Jane is gorgeous! :) I love the shot! :) My QH mare is Julie! :) Is there something about QH mares being very good doo-ers! LOL!

    Gabe :)

  • cheers, thanks! I think there must be something about them! every spring Jane is always on the verge of having to be locked up for fear of founder, and this winter she went unrugged despite it being the worst in a long time and she’s out there fat and shiny! she may be having a foal soon too – she’s in foal, but the stallion has produced a lot of failed pregnancy’s this year so I’ve got my fingers crossed! =)

    – kurrawinya

  • JacquieDuncan
    JacquieDuncanabout 4 years ago

    LOL love it Penny, great capture at speed!

  • lol, cheers, thanks Jaquie =)

    – kurrawinya

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 4 years ago

    Haha wonderful, love that curl in mid flight!

  • lol, cheers, it’s that little curl that does it hey lol =) thanks again Georgie =)

    – kurrawinya

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    What a wonderful capture – - – sweet!!!!

  • aw thank you so much! =)

    – kurrawinya

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerabout 4 years ago

    Oh Penny, I love it. I used to raise QH’s. I have two left, Micki is 30 and Dandy is 25. They are my beautiful spoiled-rotten kids. Barb

  • That’s great to hear! glad you like it, wow, sounds like your QH’s are having a pretty good run! I’ll be pretty happy if Jane lasts that long =)

    – kurrawinya

  • vigor
    vigorabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!

  • Cheers, thanks so much =)

    – kurrawinya

  • RebeccaBlackman
    RebeccaBlackmanabout 4 years ago

    She is a beauty, hope to see foal photos later this year….. :o)

  • Cheers, Thanks so very much =)
    yeap, if all goes well there sure will be some getting about! =)

    – kurrawinya

  • CheyAnne Sexton
    CheyAnne Sextonabout 4 years ago

    what a beauty, without even reading all that you wrote

  • CheyAnne Sexton
    CheyAnne Sextonabout 4 years ago

    I hope her young one has as much personality as she does, congrats

  • Cheers thanks so much chyanne! fingers crossed hey, she never used to have an ounce of personality at all, but of the years she’s come out of her shell.. the little one should have plenty of attitude, the stallion was a great guy too lol =)

    – kurrawinya

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