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Brave and Curious -An Encounter With A Wild Horse Photographer

"I AM NEITHER CLEVER NOR SPECIALLY GIFTED. I AM ONLY VERY VERY CURIOUS."

- Albert Einstein




The Montgomery Pass wild horses (also known as the Mono Lake horses) are located on the California/Nevada border. The herd I often visit in that area roams on a beautiful evergreen meadow blessed with fresh spring water that runs down from the Eastern Sierra mountains.



a young wild horse watches me from a distance
"Wild Innocence"



There I spotted a tiny and very light Palomino colt standing completely still bravely watching my every move with curious eyes. Mom was not far, but it certainly took courage and plenty of curiosity to leave her side.

"Wild Innocence" is part of the American Wild Collection, available at our online gallery.









wild horse photographer Maria Marriott displays a large canvas of one of her photographhs

An equestrian for most of her life, wild horse photographer Maria combines her passion for horses with her art and the desire to bring public awareness to the American wild horses. Maria Marriott Photography is a proud supporter of several non-profit organizations that tirelessly work to ensure the well-being of the American mustangs.






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