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Wild Horses of Cold Creek, Nevada

By glazzaro  
Nevada is the Silver State, but could also be called the Wild Horse and Burro State since about half of the nationís wild horses and wild burros free-roam on public lands primarily managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Nevada. The places where most of the wild horses and burros are found are identified as herd management areas, or HMAs. They move with the seasons seeking food and water so they will be found in different parts of the HMAs
throughout the year.r

Every year I travel to Las Vegas Nevada for the annual Gartner data center conference. Since learning of the existance of wild horses in Cold Creek Nevada, I now go to the conference a couple of days early so I have some time to photograph the wild horses and burros.

At 6,500 feet youíll find snow covered mountain peaks in Cold Creek, depending on the time of year it could be heavy or very sparse. Cold Creek gets its name from the cold spring water that runs thru the valley and feeds into three ponds located there. It was at one of these ponds I was able to photograph some extremely beautiful animals!


Tags: Horses Wildlife and nature Burros

Voters: handlerstudio, Daisymaye, Phyllis007 and 32 more


24 Dec 2015 4:18AM
I believe here both horses and burros. And look at their thick coats of fur!X

Great photo. Those conferences must be very interesting, but not as much as your photos.


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Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
24 Dec 2015 5:18AM
Beautiful image and a very interesting read.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
24 Dec 2015 6:19AM
A beautiful image, very well captured.
vparmar 15 7 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2015 6:51AM
Lovely photo Greg, like the reflections Wink
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
24 Dec 2015 6:52AM
Stunning shot Greg.This is a wonderful image which really reminds me of those great nature shots that you previously showed us. Must be some time now since the last one.
I wish you a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous 2016.
emit1 8 2 United States
24 Dec 2015 8:26AM
Superb image. Interesting narrative
Ted447 Plus
7 216 1 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2015 8:57AM
Super image. Ted. GrinGrin
Terry L 16 609 5 England
24 Dec 2015 9:15AM
Beautifully captured Greg, good to see you posting again. Look forward to seeing more.

24 Dec 2015 9:38AM
Happy Christmas Greg, love the image,
arnieg 15 704 England
24 Dec 2015 9:45AM
hi greg
good to see are still around excellent image
rontear Plus
16 21 8 England
24 Dec 2015 4:49PM
Hardy horses Greg, nice image.
jaktis 16 84 Sweden
27 Dec 2015 11:33AM
Great to see from you again, it must be great to see those wild horses. Thank you for sharing and have a great new year also

exposure 15 6.0k England
31 Dec 2015 2:34PM
A beautiful image Greg.

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