Webster says so

31 07 2016


[gawr – ju s]



splendid or sumptuous in appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificent:

a gorgeous gown; a gorgeous sunset, a gorgeous mustang.


Informal. extremely good, enjoyable, or pleasant:

I had a gorgeous time … with the mustangs of Spring Creek Basin.

GaiaAnd Gaia’s photo is right there.

I swear it on a stack of dictionaries. 🙂



1. rich, superb, grand; brilliant, resplendent, glittering, dazzling. See magnificent.
Mm hm. All apply … wouldn’t you say??

Some gold

30 07 2016


A few days ago, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign alerted wild horse and burro advocates to some good news: BLM Colorado doing good things for our wild horses.

“Please sign the petition below to THANK BLM Colorado for leading the way in humane management that Keeps Wild Horses Wild! Your signatures will be hand delivered by our friends and wonderful wild horse advocates TJ Holmes and Kat Wilder, along with a thank-you card to the BLM. 

“Let’s give credit where credit is due and support the BLM when it takes important steps in the right direction! Hopefully, the ongoing success of the humane management programs in Colorado will encourage other BLM districts across the West to implement similar programs.”


“On Aug. 4, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado will hold its annual public hearing on the use of motorized vehicles in wild horse management. While we are usually critical of the BLM’s wild horse policies, this hearing provides a rare opportunity for us to SUPPORT the progress that the BLM in Colorado has made toward implementing humane management of wild horses in that state.”

Please consider signing the petition – click here to go to AWHPC’s site – to let BLM Colorado know that you’re aware of the good things happening with mustang management in our state, and that you’d like to see these good things continue – and spread to other states and other herd management areas. At that meeting, Kat Wilder and I will present BLM with the thank-you card that honors all that BLM has done and all that BLM is doing to support our wild horses staying wild on their home ranges.

We have come a long way with BLM managers who are willing and committed to working with volunteers to ensure “thriving natural ecological balance” on the rangelands our Colorado mustangs call home. We will always work to ensure the best management for our wild ones.

Yoga pony

29 07 2016


Terra practices her yoga moves under a stormy sky over Spring Creek Basin.

Winky girl

28 07 2016



She likes you. 🙂


27 07 2016

Cottontail rabbit in Spring Creek Basin

Hippity hoppity! This little cottontail held its ground as a band trailed through a wide arroyo on a summer evening, and that made it a perfect subject for a bunny portrait. 🙂


26 07 2016


Like another redhead I know, Gaia’s locks are sunbleached with blonde streaks. 🙂

Walkin’ ’Walker

25 07 2016


Skywalker made the day of dear friend Pat Amthor, his namer and No. 1 fan, by strolling into view during a recent visit to Disappointment Valley. 🙂

‘Mustang Tales’

24 07 2016

It may not be the tale she wanted to tell, but Kat Wilder’s latest “Mustang Tales,” written exclusively for American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, tells a tale that mustang adopters should read.



On the move

23 07 2016


Chrome trots out to head off an interloper. The perceived intruder was pretty far away (to human eyes), but he ended up even farther away before Chrome was done with him. 🙂


Happy birthday to mustang lover, artist and advocate Karen Keene Day!

Room to roam

22 07 2016

Pronghorn doe and fawn in Spring Creek Basin.

We all need the same things: Safety for our children, room to live, a little rain and a lot of sunshine. 🙂