One of the prompts for today’s Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop is
During our trip to the Outer Banks last weekend, nature was evident all around us. For example:
We saw this group of horses walking along the beach. Jimmie, my “horse expert” told me that was a stallion at the rear, and to watch the position of his head as he followed the mares. His head in the down position meant he was moving his harem.
Suddenly, something over on the dune (behind us) caught his eye.
He was very interested. (This picture makes it appear that he is very close and is heading toward me. I was using a long lens on my camera and I cropped the photo; he wasn’t nearly this close and wasn’t paying any attention to me.) And no, those aren’t whiskers: it’s grass – hanging out of his mouth!
This is what had his attention: another stallion up on the dune.
The horse on the beach left his harem and headed toward the dune, while we all waited for the showdown.
And then…..both of them ran down the other side of the dune, and we couldn’t see a thing. But, we didn’t hear any sounds to indicate there was an altercation.
Nature at its most beautiful and exciting, even if it was a bit anti-climactic.
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