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Lens: Sigma 150-500 Camera: K5ii Photo Location: Reno, Nevada ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/640s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: gifthorse, 05-31-2016, 05:57 PM

A wild horse taking a mudbath. Besides being the rage in beauty treatment, the dried mud keeps the insects from biting and stinging.



The horse got up and wandered away shortly after this. Maybe for a pedicure or something.
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Interesting.
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Nice!
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Nice capture, thanks for sharing!

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Great capture! I had no idea that horses did that.
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Maybe I should try this next time I am in the heat and bugs! Of course the wife would not like the "gamey" smell! Nice little sequence.

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Wild horses are pretty smart. When it's wet the insects can be absolutely miserable. And when I go for a wallow in the mud, I just tell the wife that I was testing the famous Pentax weather resistance. After all these years of me wandering around the desert for days at a time, she's used to my gamey smell. I'm glad you enjoyed the pics, everyone.

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