Essence Captured Blog

October 1, 2019
October 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for October 2019 "Redbird and Bonita" These are two of Running Bear's mares.  They are from the Sulphur Springs Herd, which is "one of the few to be able to claim direct Spanish Heritage. The pure Sulphurs are of Spanish origin, based on phenotype and blood-typing. Many have distinctive dorsal and leg striping, and resemble […]

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September 1, 2019
September 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for September 2019 "Corazon (Cory)" Cory is a beautiful bay stallion with an expressive face and small white blaze on his left forehead.  We were photographing three stallions running in this field, and Cory decided to pause and look around... and then he looked right at me.  🙂 This image is currently printed […]

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August 12, 2019
August 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for August 2019 "Handsome Max" There is so much to love about Max.  He can look so different depending on the light and the weather.  We had done portraits of him in the barn a couple of days before this, and his mane was brushed and straight.  His coat looked darker in the […]

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July 1, 2019
July 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for July 2019 "Beauty in the Mist" We were up on the hill in Prefumo Canyon.  The weather was misty and rainy and gave us great light.  The main hung heavy from the dampness.  This image is a place winner in this year's California Mid State Fair Professional Photographer Competition, in the Horse […]

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June 1, 2019
June 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for June 2019 "Haloka" I just completed another week long photo safari at Return to Freedom in May!   This image features Haloka, a Choctaw Paint.  The Choctaw Indian Pony was an integral part of Choctaw tribal culture, spirituality, and heritage. This tough, small horse lived through struggles and tragedies with the tribe, and […]

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May 1, 2019
May 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for May 2019 "Grace in Motion" This image features a bay and a palomino running through the dust while the sunlight filters through.  This image was taken on June 27, 2018 at Return to Freedom's Wild Horse Sanctuary location in Lompoc, in California's Central Coast region.For more information on the Mustangs living in sanctuary, visit […]

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April 1, 2019
April 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for April 2019 "Sunset, Moonrise" This image features a bay mare at sunset and moonrise.  We were headed back to our cars in the Kaboda, traversing hills and following a dirt road when we came across a few horses standing peacefully watching the sun set.  And behind them was the moon, rising up […]

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March 23, 2019
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March 1, 2019
March 2019 Mustang Image

Featured Image for March 2019 "Amber & Fuego" This image features siblings Amber and Fuego (leading the way).  Amber is a mare and is center in the image.  Fuego is just in front of her and is a colt.  Their father is Amante.  This herd is from northwestern Arizona and they are some of the purest […]

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February 1, 2019
February 2019 Mustang Image

The new image being released this month is:"Sundancer" This image features Sundancer, a Navajo horse and the son of Hopi.  This handsome stallion grazes in a pasture with other "bachelors" while he waits for a generous sponsor with land so that he can once again roam with his own herd of mares. This image was taken on June 29, 2018 at […]

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