Hey-Duke

6 11 2013

Hayden and Duke

Young Hayden with elder Duke. From a recent visit … just me, the horses and about a million hunters.


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6 11 2013
Prairie girl

Stay close to one another, TJ. 😉
Pretty image, as usual.

6 11 2013
TJ

I do try to keep a close eye on the goings-on as much as possible. The horses seem little bothered except that they’re farther from traveled areas (roads).

6 11 2013
Puller9

Are horses ever killed during hunting season?

6 11 2013
TJ

Not since I’ve been documenting them. It’s a season of much-increased (human) population in Disappointment, though, and it always makes me nervous. From no one here but the birds and critters to “hunter towns” up and down the Disappointment Road, it’s not a welcome intrusion. Whine, whine, whine. 🙂

6 11 2013
baileytan

One of my co-workers left California to hunt in Disappointment Valley. I told him to keep an eye out for the horses, and if he happened to see any to take pictures to show me, I want to see if I can identify them. He has seen horses in the past when he’s gone hunting there. He enjoys watching them also. He doesn’t really hunt, he says it’s an excuse to go back to see family and camp in the basin.

6 11 2013
TJ

The states of California and Texas must be close to empty right now; I’m pretty sure all your residents are here in Colorado! But I’m glad your coworker likes to see the horses. 🙂

6 11 2013
Marytherese

Beautiful photo. Thank you TJ, Duke and Hayden! Just as we sent you positive thoughts and prayers during the drought, we will do the same during this time of sharing your beautiful open land. Hopefully all four legged creatures are in some type of hiding…

6 11 2013
TJ

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers for the valley and her residents – always!

13 11 2013
Lynn and Kathy

They’ll all KNOW how to survive – they’ve been doing it for a very long time, even with two-legged hunters! Thanks for a great photo! 🙂

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