A Warm Blanket of Snow, Utah Mare, 2019
Such a unique time to spend out in the wild, the middle of winter. It makes for challenging circumstances but so very special to see how they thrive in conditions such as freezing temps, frozen watering holes and searching for shelter from harsh winter winds. All while driving icy rough roads and hiking around in clunky winter boots, giant puffy jackets and carrying two heavy cameras on your shoulders. Talk about a work out!
This beautiful mare was completely content curled up, allowing her own body heat keep her comfortable while taking a mid day winters nap.
To see these creatures withstand Mother Nature in this way only fuels my passion further - they belong to our public lands and this is where I will fight to keep them.