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Male Challenge

By Lillian  
These are two of the famous Hensen Horses found on the Somme in France
Hensen Horse a very interesting write up to read if interested
in a field of yellow and that is a orchid in front too...so did not remove
but they were across a large lake
was over caste day....full of cloud

In France with Jenni and Bob last week we came upon these beautiful horses on a marsh
quite by accident we were watching the birds...as you do!! after that we went back each day to photograph,
there was only between 7 to 9 each time and sometimes a man watching over them...

Thank you for taking the time to comment and hope that you enjoy this one

Lillian


Tags: General Wildlife and nature Hensen Horses Somme France Playing males


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Comments


S_Psharma 4 1 India
29 Jun 2013 8:15AM
Stunning image very well captured.

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User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:15AM
A beautiful action capture.

Lucien.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:17AM
wonderful timing lillian belting colours and comp a real cracker nice one Wink
andy
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:18AM
Right place, right time Lillian

Magnificent beasts indeed

Adrian
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 8:25AM
You have captured the action here so well and from a good distance away, with focus spot on on the horses, Lillian.
Ronnie.
29 Jun 2013 8:30AM
A fine capture Lillian, like the composition,
Fred.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
29 Jun 2013 8:46AM
Excellent photo Lillian !
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:47AM
Looks like horse heaven in a summer meadow.Smile

ivor
moiral 6 12 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 8:55AM
How beautiful Lillian. Well captured action shot too. Moira
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
29 Jun 2013 8:57AM
Lovely image Lillian.

Ken
29 Jun 2013 9:00AM
A well composed image of these beautiful beasts, Lillian!
The focus and depth of field is spot on.

Richard
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
29 Jun 2013 9:03AM
Very well composed and captured Lillian.
Joan.
Ayoob 5 Australia
29 Jun 2013 9:13AM
A cracking action shot , Lillian - lovely image.......Grin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 9:27AM
Fantastic shot Lillian, excellent composition, dof and timing

Hugh
ali63 Plus
4 753 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 9:54AM
Well timed a super image,

Ali
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 10:46AM
A beautiful photo.

Eileen.
Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 10:54AM
Stunning image Lillian.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 10:59AM
Well timed and beautiful capture.
Trust you to be in the right place!
Eagle eyes spotting the orchid too!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin
29 Jun 2013 11:26AM
Certainly a wonderful capture, just the right moment.

Harriet
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
29 Jun 2013 11:30AM
Wonderfully captured! Patti
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 72 14 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 12:12PM
Great image Lillian, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 12:24PM
Fantastic Lillian well taken Smile

Rod
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
29 Jun 2013 12:53PM
Well timed shot Lillian.GrinGrin
Ron
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 2:16PM
They are beautiful horses Lillian, well captured.
29 Jun 2013 2:16PM
A beautiful image Lillian. Lucky horses to have such a wonderful area to roam and play........Sandy
29 Jun 2013 2:45PM
Hi Lillain. A beautiful image Grin

Kathryn
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 2:54PM
Look a couple of playful horses here Lillian !!
Good shot.
Mick.
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
29 Jun 2013 3:15PM
A grand capture, Lillian, great timing. Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 3:17PM
Great equine action in this engaging shot.
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 3:25PM
A beautiful image Lillian - the horses stand out so well as they have fun playing. Smile

Carol
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
29 Jun 2013 3:58PM
A fine capture, Lillian, and these two frolicking horses seem to be having a good time! Wink
Trev Smile
pks 12 2 England
29 Jun 2013 4:06PM
great action shot

peter
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 4:26PM
A great capture Lillian under what sound like tricky conditions.

Ray
29 Jun 2013 5:44PM
Super shot Lillian, well done.

John Smile
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
29 Jun 2013 6:05PM
A Lovely imageSmile
NettaSmile
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
29 Jun 2013 6:41PM
I wonder if this was serious, or make-believe as a part of the learning process for later when the prize is the mating rights...or it would be if they were in the wild.

Malc
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
29 Jun 2013 6:44PM
Really nice action shot of these beauties, Lillian. Lovely light on them too.

Interesting info about them on the site. I love the tagline just beneath The Equinest up there on the site page Grin

Andrew
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 7:51PM
Great shot Lillian excellent timing .SmileSmile
Rob
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 8:08PM
Nice horses well captured in play.
Ju
29 Jun 2013 10:02PM
Lovely shot Lillian. Cathy
debu 6 India
30 Jun 2013 1:18AM
Nicely captured.
debu
30 Jun 2013 8:43AM
Wonderful shot Lillian Smile
Jan
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 12:14PM
Super action shot Lillian. Great timing. How powerful. paul
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 1:30PM
Great image..
May be you can add sky to give image a boost.

dAVE
3 Jul 2013 12:15PM
a couple of fine animals here Lillian you got the timing spot on

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Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
6 Jul 2013 11:45PM
A fine image of these handsome horses frollicing in the fields

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