Looking Glass Protects His Family

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

When I visited Looking Glass and his family last month in Lost Creek, Wyoming the first thing I noticed was how tense Looking Glass was. He is normally a very relaxed stallion, easy to approach and spend time with. He kept looking north. I realized quickly that I was not the cause of his tension. The reason for Looking Glass’ …

Blue Zeus Book Signing and Solo Show at R Gallery in Boulder, CO This Weekend

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This coming Friday, October 7 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm I will be at R Gallery in Boulder selling and signing my new book Blue Zeus: Legend of the Red Desert and I will be happy to personalize the books for you. This month I am the solo artist with a show at the gallery, so quite a few pieces …

Meet Donata, Lost Creek’s Newest Wild Appaloosa Foal

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

by Carol J. Walker As I was driving in Lost Creek before dawn, I was in an area where I had been used to seeing the wild Leopard Appaloosa Looking Glass and his family. I had not seen him, however, since last October. Suddenly I saw horses off the road, a huge group which as soon as I got out …

Wild Salt Wells Creek Stallion is a Survivor

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

In the spring of 2013 while I was visiting and photographing the wild horses of Salt Wells Creek, I encountered a stunning blue-eyed stallion who made me laugh with his funny expression, listening to a stallion behind him and his family.   I had no idea that I would encounter him again  – there were roundups in Salt Wells Creek …

The Story of a Curly Cremello Colt

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

On a beautiful morning in May 2020, I was photographing family bands of wild horses as they left where they were drinking along a creek in Salt Wells Creek. They were moving to an open area where they would spread out and graze and nap. Suddenly I caught sight of a tiny cremello foal with a dark buckskin mare. As …

Meet Wild Stallion Gadriel and His Colorful Family

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

In May, as I was looking for wild horses in Arapahoe Creek, I saw several bands at a distance. I looked for a two track that might take me nearby, and was soon traveling toward three wild horse families. One of these families had a gorgeous black and white stallion and three pinto foals, a stunning dappled grey mare and …

Hope for Wild Horses as the Day Dawns over Salt Wells Creek

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I am calling this piece “Hope.” Two weeks ago I was driving toward a mountaintop waterhole and the sun began to rise. As it peeked over the hill I could see a family of wild horses standing in front of the rising sun. And suddenly I heard the thunder of hooves – many hooves! There was a huge group of …

Book Review for Blue Zeus: Legend of the Red Desert

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I am really honored to have received this wonderful review of my new book Blue Zeus: Legend of the Red Desert from Feathered Quill: “Carol Walker, animal lover and advocate for America’s wild horses, offers her latest work, Blue Zeus: Legend of the Red Desert, that will educate readers about the plight of these majestic animals, as well as bring …

A New Family for a Red Desert Complex Stallion

Carol Walker Wild Horse Tales

In September of 2020, I met Abelardo and his family for the first time when they were getting a drink of water in the morning in the Red Desert Complex in Wyoming. I was stunned by his beautiful markings, and enjoyed watching his large family, which included a cremello mare and foals, and a grey mare and her black foal. …

Wild Horses in the News on Tucker Carlson Show Interview with Carol Walker

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Hi everyone, My big news for the week was that I was on Tucker Carlson’s show Wednesday night to talk about the Bureau of Land Management’s mismanagement of America’s wild horses that has led to wild horses being sent to slaughter. To see the full interview with my photographs plus the New York Times article that led up to it, …