Sunday, 1 March 2009

Konik Horses at Oare Marshes

As promised and especially for Kallen, Kelly & Jan here are more images of the Konik Horses that are used as a 'natural' method to manage a number of Nature Reserves throughout the UK.



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17 comments:

  1. Frank they are just beautiful, such lovely photos. I have to admit I had never heard of Konik Horses, it's amazing what you learn on the internet!

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  2. Such beautiful horses. They are all so majestic looking!

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  3. I'm not sure what it is that draws us to horses. There's a connection and yet a sensed wildness in them. These are beautiful.

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  4. Beautiful photos of these horses - they just seem so regal and wild at the same time!

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  5. Wow!!! Those are fabulous portraits. I love horses, and these ponies are beautiful. I especially love the second photo and the profile shot. Thank you!

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  6. They really are such lovely horses. The RSPB reserve at Minsmere also have some and I've seen them there, but didn't know they were at Oare Marshes too. Wonderful!

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  7. These horses are wonderful and they remind me a bit of the Icelandic horses in their attitude...

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  8. Wild and free.... beautiful.

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  9. Hi everyone & thanks for the comments - Glad you liked the Konik's, (translates as 'Litte Horse') & they are surely nature in its purest form. Frank

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  10. Yes those horses are great Frank and I do like your header.

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  11. Thanks Roy. I thought it was time for a change from the 'frosty' Thrush!

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  12. ...like the new banner at top. That is a beautiful bird.

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  13. Thanks Kelly. Unplanned change but the picture seemed appropriate to herald that Spring is on its way. In the last week bird song has increased dramatically & now we wait for our early migrants to arrive.

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  14. I think that is an excellent choice Leedra.

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  15. What beautiful ponies. They remind me of the Connemara ponies that I've trained from Ireland. I wonder if they are long lost cousins.

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  16. Hi Rachel. The Konik originates from Poland and many display the characteristics and primative markings of the extinct Tarpan; the dun coat and dorsal stripe.
    Thanks for your visit.

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