Desert Horses

Welcome to my horse blog, Desert Horses. We live in the desert southwest, near Palm Springs, CA, but board our horses up in our local mountains where it is cooler in the summer. I have 4 horses, all rescues. Here is the ranch up the mountains where the horses stay, October, 2015. That's Scout in the arena.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Skywatch Friday~~ Navajo ponies, February 13, 2009


We saw these Navajo ponies near Canyon de Chelly on one of our visits there. It was nearing sunset and they were up on a plateau heading somewhere. You can barely see their silhouettes against the orange sunset. Somebody asked me if they are wild or not. This herd was. The stallion was very wary of us and moved his herd away. We have seen others loose that were branded, so I really don't know. One time we came upon a mother and foal and the foal was very friendly! We left some water out for them that summer as it was very hot and dry! The mare drank it all! The foal nearly climbed into our rented van!!! So, I really can't answer that question!
SkyWatch Friday for February 13, 2009. For other SkyWatch photos, please visit: http://skyley.blogspot.com/

14 comments:

Guy D said...

Great skywatch shot, I love the gold glow.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Kallen305 said...

So gorgeous! I love the colors in the sky.

I love your blog header too. Such lovely horses!

Saddle Mountain Rider said...

It's so beautiful! Thank you for sharing these.

Moon-Writer said...

Wow, This really is a wonderful shot. You are very good at picture taking (photography). And the colors are awesome
PEACE!!!
Allison

Linnea W said...

Very lovely shot. I like how you captured the silhouettes and the one horse with such a soft glow around it. Great sky too with unbelievable color! Hi from rainy NorCal.

Patricia said...

wow! I am amazed by your photo! It really looks like a postcard!
Great shot!
Enjoy your valentine's day tomorrow!!

Debbie @Like a Rose said...

Nice shot - beautiful yellow gold color.

Roses and Lilacs said...

Very nice. Interesting silhouettes against that amazing sky.
Marnie

Powell River Books said...

Love the ponies silhouetted against the sky. I invite you to come see my ferry silhouettes against a Coastal BC sunset. - Margy

Tricia said...

Beautiful capture! Love that sky!

Caprice said...

Great Shot! Are these Navajo Pinies wild? Like wild mustangs?
Caprice

Cactus Jack Splash said...

Nice picture

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Lovely photo with horses galloping away :)

~Lisa

Baruch said...

Beautiful photo - perfect timing - well done!