Returning To The Scene

Our most recent trip to the Carova Beach area of the Outer Banks included a visit with our friends, Mike and Renee, from Ohio.  We met them a couple of years ago on the beach when she and I were both taking pictures of “our” wild horses.

Now whenever they are in the area, Motor Man and I drive down to meet them, and we all go in search of horses together.

We were certainly not disappointed on this particular day: we saw over 50 horses, and the majority of them were down at the water’s edge.

It was a really hot day, so beach umbrellas were in use….by both humans and equines, apparently.

Although we see horses by the water frequently in the summertime, seeing them in the surf is a bit more unusual and always a treat.

“I’ve still got some sand in my shoes on my back.”  This one had just finished rolling in the sand before wading in the water.

I shot this video of him enjoying the water and was really pleased once I uploaded it to the computer.  It’s about a minute and half long, but the very best part comes in the last few seconds. No music with this one, just the sound of the wind and the surf.

We couldn’t let the day end without a picture of the four of us with horses in the background.

And  thanks, Mike, for this one of Motor Man and me; you even got him to smile.

We’re already looking forward to your next visit when we can once again “return to the scene”.

~These Days Of Mine~

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14 responses to “Returning To The Scene

  1. Loved the video.

  2. Oh the video is great – I bet that water felt so good on a hot day!

    Pam

  3. Fantastic shots and video Dianna! I love seeing those horses in the water.

  4. LOVE the video. What a surfer that one. A beautiful day for pictures and such willing subjects all around.

  5. I see everybody & everyhorse was out enjoying the weather !

  6. Love, love, LOVE that wild, beautiful horse. So glad you captured the freedom of the moment! What a joy to watch. Adorable photo of you and Motor Man too, how nice the day seemed for all of you.

  7. What a great day at the beach everyone, including the horses, had! I loved the video when he charged out of the surf!

  8. Cool video… the end is awesome!

  9. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    I agree with everyone the video was soooo good, That horse enjoyed the cool fun water for sure. Good you and JR could get up with your friends,

  10. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures, as a horse lover this is really something to see.

  11. Do those horses play in a shark free zone? Just loved that video.

  12. I love your days of fun in the sun at the beach. Keep enjoying every minute, and the horses are awesome too.

  13. Great pictures! – The picture of the horses with the umbrella is so much fun.

  14. Absolutely magically. 😀

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