Horse breath

It’s that time of year…

When breath become visible

And whiskers shimmer in the sun.

“Remember to breathe. It is after all, the secret of life.” — Gregory Maguire

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64 responses

  1. beautiful. i like the breath on the cold wind and the sound of munching on hay. 🙂

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:00

  2. Lindo e daqui dá pra imaginar bem. Adorei! beijo,chica

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:07

  3. Stunning photo of a beautiful moment in time! I love this!

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:07

  4. Bob

    Brilliant photography

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:07

  5. A real moment in time!

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:24

  6. Don

    I just love the concept of breath becoming visible. Marvellous!

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:35

  7. Loved this shot. I love horses. Happiness! 😀 😀

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:38

  8. I can practically feel the crispness myself!

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:39

  9. And shimmer they do, almost as if they’re glowing… bright sunshine! Beautiful horse! =)

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:39

  10. Sylvia Kirkwood

    Ah, what wonderful memories of my horses — back then!! And we lived in Montana, so we did see the horse breath as well as our own!! Beautiful capture for the day!! Enjoy your weekend — all of you, two and four-legged!!

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:48

  11. ha. yes it is…and some days you can even see your breathe….cool pic…all the horses had their coats on at the stables nearby today…

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:51

  12. Wonderful photo with fantastic light, and the quote fits so well!
    🙂

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    November 24, 2012 at 20:55

  13. Oh, I LOVE this photo!! What a perfect capture of the breath and cold whiskers! 🙂

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    November 24, 2012 at 21:16

  14. Ash

    Wonderful capture!

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    November 24, 2012 at 22:01

  15. Yes, 🙂

    Jim

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    November 24, 2012 at 22:34

  16. Jim

    Can feel the freshness of the air!

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    November 24, 2012 at 23:27

  17. Amazing shot of the horse’s breath. Love the cold, personally! Wish it’d hurry up and get here. 🙂

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    November 24, 2012 at 23:36

  18. Whiskers shimmering in the sun … You have captured it beautifully Fi … a delight to my eyes!

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    November 24, 2012 at 23:49

  19. J Cosmo Newbery

    I hope you are not being unfaithful to Oscar!

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    November 25, 2012 at 00:20

  20. Oooo, My heart lept. I love the horse’s breath. The diamonds on the whiskers.
    You.
    B e a u t i f u l.
    I appreciate the quote VERY much.
    Xxx

    Kisses for Oscar. My fave. Red Dog.

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    November 25, 2012 at 00:30

  21. onceupona

    gorgeous creature and wonderful capture on your part! Cheers, Danette

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    November 25, 2012 at 00:46

  22. Pat

    What a beautiful capture!

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    November 25, 2012 at 01:05

  23. Fantastic photo, beautifully captured.

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    November 25, 2012 at 01:15

  24. I’ve heard that if the vapor looks black that the horse might be burning too much oil.

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    November 25, 2012 at 01:20

  25. That is the BEST quote!

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    November 25, 2012 at 01:32

  26. Oh yes, with heavy frost each morning, it is definitely the time of the year that you can see the warm breath of all living things…at least here in New England.

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    November 25, 2012 at 02:01

  27. So lovely. Your kids will have the most beautiful photo albums that anyone in the world has ever had!

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    November 25, 2012 at 03:02

  28. Great capture! The light and perspective is wonderful.

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    November 25, 2012 at 04:06

  29. I’ve been greatly enjoying my morning runs in the cooler weather…colder even I don’t mind….just hope it stays mostly dry.

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    November 25, 2012 at 05:26

  30. awesome shot

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    November 25, 2012 at 05:48

  31. Great looking horse.

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    November 25, 2012 at 06:15

  32. that is fantastic 🙂

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    November 25, 2012 at 07:23

  33. Wonderful shot! The visible breath is awesome…

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    November 25, 2012 at 07:42

  34. Lovely capture and it sounds cold to me!

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    November 25, 2012 at 08:07

  35. Horse and cold – frost and autumn. Nice one!

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    November 25, 2012 at 10:52

  36. magical!

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    November 25, 2012 at 11:41

  37. indrani

    Great timing and fantastic capture of light in this.

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    November 25, 2012 at 11:51

  38. It’s certainly getting colder.

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    November 25, 2012 at 12:27

  39. Lady Fi, what an awesome capture! Love the quote too! Happy Sunday!

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    November 25, 2012 at 13:31

  40. Hello Lady Fi!
    Beautiful horse. Stunning photo!
    Have a nice day.

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    November 25, 2012 at 13:40

  41. Lovely!

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    November 25, 2012 at 14:32

  42. So beautiful and great quote, for all of us!

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    November 25, 2012 at 15:48

  43. imac

    Truly a magic winter wonder shot my friend.

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    November 25, 2012 at 15:58

  44. I love the way the sun catches the horse’s whiskers!! Just beautiful!!

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    November 25, 2012 at 16:51

  45. I can just feel the crisp air when looking at this photo.

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    November 25, 2012 at 22:43

  46. I can smell the horse breath here, there is nothing like it.

    Jen

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    November 26, 2012 at 05:41

  47. Very nice picture – we dont get many winter mornings like that – my mother used to call the “breathy” mornings!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Australia

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    November 26, 2012 at 08:30

  48. Just beautiful!! What a wonderful capture.

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    November 26, 2012 at 14:58

  49. Winter has a way to look like magic through your lens, LadyFi. Enjoy your week

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    November 26, 2012 at 15:07

  50. JM

    Gorgeous composition! Love the breath of the horse.

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    November 26, 2012 at 18:20

  51. its shots like that and the newer post that make me wish i lived in a more rural area … then i get over it

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    November 26, 2012 at 18:31

  52. raf

    Greens and golds…a marvelous rendering of the autumn/winter transition, LadyFi!

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    November 26, 2012 at 19:22

  53. I love this photo! I get cold just looking at it 🙂 I thought I was following you already, but I haven’t been receiving emails on your new posts, so I’m signing up now 🙂

    Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on the header!

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    November 26, 2012 at 19:24

  54. Perfect timing, and such a wonderful composition.

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    November 26, 2012 at 22:26

  55. huldrasi

    ah..I love the sent of that first frost. Beautiful angle and light 🙂

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    November 27, 2012 at 04:50

  56. I love that term “visible breath”. I know what you mean but we don’t have them here! It evaporates before we see them!

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    November 27, 2012 at 09:05

  57. ce cadrage est magnifique où on sent cette complicité entre le cheval et son cavalier

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    November 27, 2012 at 10:03

  58. ohh! love this photo! It’s not cold enough here yet for foggy breath! Which is okay with me 🙂

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    November 27, 2012 at 18:32

  59. Good advice. :))

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    November 27, 2012 at 22:04

  60. You captured it wonderfully! AB1 must still be taking lessons..I bet she is becoming an accomplished rider..soon you will have to buy a horse farm:)

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    November 28, 2012 at 03:56

  61. beautiful composition and stunning photo

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    November 29, 2012 at 16:47

  62. Brrrrr! I see your daughter is still enjoying riding. My granddaughter who is about the same age lives for her weekly lesson.

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    November 29, 2012 at 17:47

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