Category Archives: Wild Horses of Utah

Stallion

His body is torn and his mane is tangled, his ears alert, yet not laid back. His eyes hidden yet daring. This horse has seen many battles to earn his place at the head of the herd. To be able to witness the wild horse in his habitat, running freely, not confined to boxes and […]

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The Loner

He was one of four loner stallions I saw on the plains. I think he mistook me for a horse because he came running towards me. He is looking for his own herd and will challenge an established stallion during mating season, like the Key deer bucks do to each other in Florida.

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Plains of Utah

Just a note to say that the wild horses of America are having a difficult time surviving in the changing times. Although 34 million acres has been allotted to them, they tend to wander off into private land. Ranchers do not like them because they then use up grazing land and need to be removed […]

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The Black Stallion

On my short excursion into the backcountry of Utah I found over fifty horses in three separate herds and some outcasts wandering alone. ¬†They are a cross between the descendants of the mustangs used for the Pony Express and escaped domestic horses of the American West.      

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