First light and frost on the ground inspired this young mare to express her strength and vitality by rearing, swirling, and leaping repeatedly. Her demonstration was a singular statement, the other mares seemed unmoved by her jubilation.

wild horse photography of a rearing mare
A young mare gets expressive and rears at first light.
wild horse photography of an energetic young mare
Demonstrating happy energy, a young mare rears at first light.