Up to 200 of these wild Albertan horses are being culled until March by the Alberta provincial government, despite a population of less than 950 animals in an area of over 2.2 million hectares. (source)
These horses have lived in Alberta for over one hundred years and their blood lines are believed to date back to the Spanish Barb or even ancient blood lines. The culling process separates family units, weakens the herds and further threatens their survival after an already harsh winter.
Morning photo: Sometimes the light’s all shinin’ on me
Other times I can barely see …
Autumn light slants across the Continental Divide in Summit County,…
A massive lenticular cloud over the Swiftcurrent River in Glacier National Park, at sunrise. At the time I made this image the winds were gusting to at least 50mph, nearly knocking me over while I was climbing up to get to this vantage point.
Zilal Al Hawah CR
Farid Nile Moon x Fairy Phire
Photo by Lori Ricigliano