Frost-bite by Alan Mattison

Two Icelandic ponies having a bit of a disagreement in the freezing cold.
Taken close to my home at Nimtofte in Denmark with a Nikon D700 and a 70-200mm lens with a 17 mm tc (340mm)

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  • polly470
    polly470over 4 years ago

    Instant and utter favorite!!

  • also instant reply!! thanks Polly!!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 4 years ago

    SOOOO glad that it’s this kind of bite. I thought one horse had lost half his head by the thumbnail
    They are great!!

  • I also have eyesight problems Kay!!! it comes seemingly with age!!thanks

    – Alan Mattison

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoover 4 years ago

    As always Alan you have captured the moment,super shot.

  • thank you Carla for your very kind remarks!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 4 years ago

    Fantastic ! Love the ice on their whiskers !!!

  • thanks so much Renee, mine also hade ice on them!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Michael Haslam
    Michael Haslamover 4 years ago

    Amazing capture!

  • thank you Mike!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineover 4 years ago

    Oh my word – this is hilarious! What a neat image, Alan. Are these the two who were nuzzling in an earlier photo? Looks like they might need reconciliation!

  • the exact same two, they faught and played for an hour non-stop!!nearly killed my camera battery!!thank you Mary

    – Alan Mattison

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 4 years ago

    The most beautiful light Alan- great capture!

  • thanks a lot Rosie!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • LeeHiller
    LeeHillerover 4 years ago

    LMAO! Wonderful Capture… a lesson in patience and attitude :o)

  • not so much patience as keeping up with them! this was a continual action scene!! thanks Lee!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Oh my, maybe the weather has put them in a bad mood! It would me! Great capture, Alan. Love the sunlight on their manes.

  • the true story is that the one of them was a new horse amongst the others and it was a fight for the leaders position!!thank you so much Dottie!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Dorothy Thomson
    Dorothy Thomsonover 4 years ago

    No Comment lol

  • then I’ll just do a bit of mind reading!thanks Dorothy!!

    – Alan Mattison

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