Force of Nature

Uploaded: November 19, 2023 06:16:16 | Entered: November 19, 2023 06:17:39


This is Titan, one of the band of wild mustangs on the Black Mountain Range in the Owyhee Mountains of Idaho. He is a true Force of Nature. There were 22 mares, foals and yearlings in his band on August 6, 2023 when the BLM started the helicopter gather on this range with the intent of bringing the population of the herd down from 132 to a very low number of 30. Titan had other plans. Titan and his band escaped the trap 4 times. They gave up for the day. 5 days later they moved the trap and he and most of his band were gathered. Due to his propensity to take his mares off the HMA, he was slated to be taken off the range permanently. Thanks to a mis-identification error, he was mixed up with another horse and released on a nearby HMA and now runs free. 6 of his band members evaded the gather and remain on the Black Mountain Range.


Bojan Bencic level-classic November 19, 2023

Fantastic photo and story, Leslie. Beautiful Mustang and I wish him well. #1808793

Jane Hirst level-classic November 19, 2023

Love his swager! #12061137

Terry Korpela level-deluxe November 19, 2023

Nicely Done Leslie! #12061176

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 01, 2024

Love Titans story Leslie! He looks like a force to be reckoned with! Congrats on your gold badge win! fave #12066628

Judy Pilcher Pearson level-classic January 02, 2024

Sincerest congratulations, Leslie, on your Awesome Win and fantastic information-----Go Titan! #12066703

John D. Roach level-addict April 03, 2024

Well done! Lovely image in so many ways. #12077560

Linda Olson level-classic April 03, 2024

Astounding photo and uplifting story - lovely!! #12077561

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe April 04, 2024

Congratulations on the POTD! #12077764

Shirley D. Cross-Taylor level-classic April 04, 2024

Wonderful photo, Leslie! Congratulations! :) #12077769

Linda M. Solari level-classic April 09, 2024

Wonderful capture of this gorgeous creature. I am so glad he got away in the end. Did you go out with the Treasure Valley Camera Club? I live in the valley and was curious. #12078233

LJ Corliss level-classic April 12, 2024

Congrats on your beautiful gold and POTD :) #12078636

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