Mica’s Dad, still wild and free
On the eve of the 2017 Checkerboard Roundup, an old Adobe Town Friend is Found
by Carol J. Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation forWild Horse Freedom Federation
In 2010 I was staying in Rawlins, Wyoming to observe the Adobe Town Roundup. The day before the roundup started, I had an encounter with a family of wild horses who would change my life forever.
A wild family through the sagebrush
Just before dawn, I saw a small family peeking out at me through the sagebrush – a grey mare, a pale palomino colt and two other youngsters. I turned and saw a sight that took my breath away – a majestic sorrel stallion with the early light falling on his reddish coat. He looked at me for a few seconds, then he and his family disappeared into the sagebrush.
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