“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

Thursday, September 26, 2013

White Horses

Some days you are just lucky. I had a day like that last weekend. My husband and I were driving to an apple orchard outside of town and came across this lovely sight. Three gorgeous white horses in a pasture.

My husband stopped the car and I got out to take some photos. The horses were not interested in me too much, I think they may be used to people stopping and taking their pictures. Only one raised his head to look at me and then they went back to their beautifully choreographed grazing.




































I'll get to the apples next time, because I thought these gorgeous creatures deserved their own special post. I even found a nice poem to go along with today's theme.







White Horses

Let us ride white horses,
And pray the silver sand,
Beneath the hooves,
Hold us in high esteem,
And carry us loftily,
To mingle with the stars,
And dance on sunbeams,
Which tumble gracefully,
On a dusty wooden floor...


 

*** I hope you are enjoying your week.  I will be back in a few days with apples and maybe a recipe! Who knows! See you soon on your blogs!
 ~~ Diane ~~

 

15 comments:

  1. What lovely pictures...what gorgeous animals! I love horses in general, but white ones are just so extraordinary. Lucky you! I would have pulled over, too.

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  2. Magnificent post! Photos, poem, and especially the marvelous white horses. I was alread happy this morning, but your post makes me even happier. Thank you for this!

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  3. Diane - those horses are so beautiful...I loved your pictures and it looks like the weather was just perfect for capturing them too. That is a wonderful poem to go along with this post. Thank you for sharing friend. Have a great day.

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  4. Beautiful! Makes me think of Lady Godiva on her white horse. . . . You didn't strip down and ride away, did you?

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  5. What gorgeous white horses...how lovely. I rarely see white horses around here even though I live in Central KY :)

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  6. Oh beautiful ` yes I am clapping wildly ...Love them , this poem , and your photos of these darling white horses .
    Beautiful music too !!

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  7. Gorgeous captures. I love white horses - they are magical. :)

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  8. How magical...I so enjoyed the beauty and enchantment of this stunning post...I am always in awe of these amazing creatures...thanks for sharing this massive gem and wonderful images ..so poetic and beautiful....shine on! And yes..looking forward to your apple recipes!
    Yay
    Victoria

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  9. Diane,
    Yes, these beautiful animals DO deserve their own special post. I LOVE white horses! The pasture they are grazing in is so pretty. You have captured the beauty in God's amazing animal.

    Happy Fall.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  10. Diane, beautiful! What gorgeous animals! And, I love the nature that surrounds them! Can't wait for the apples ;o)

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  11. There is something very special about white horses - what a thrilling experience Diane. The photos really do them justice - and they are in such a lovely setting.

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  12. That is so neat that you live in an area where you can just drive and come upon a scene like that. Thank you for sharing it with us. :)

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  13. Lovely pics and words, and it looks like a glorious autumn day.

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Thank you for leaving a comment! I do read them all and will try to respond if I'm able. Please know that all comments are appreciated, I love to hear your thoughts on my posts! ~ Diane