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Dead Horse Sunrise by Nate-Zeman Dead Horse Sunrise by Nate-Zeman
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Dead Horse Point - Southeast Utah

Standing on a mesa top 2,000 feet above the Colorado River gives you a perfect vantage point of one of its countless sculptures it has carved on its way to the sea. This is the view from the tip of Dead Horse Point on probably the windiest morning I've ever experienced. Mustang herds used to run wild all over these mesa tops. This promontory served as a perfect natural corral for cowboys to drive these wild horses. A ways back from the tip of this point is a narrow 30 yard neck of land which was controlled by a fence to keep the mustangs in. They were then roped and broken and either used for personal use, or sold. The unwanted horses were left behind to find their way off the point. As legend has it, a group of these unwanted horses were left on the point with the left open so they could find their way back to the open range. For unknown reasons the mustangs never left the area, eventually succumbing to thirst and, giving this spot the name "Dead Horse Point"

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:iconphantomshadows:
PhantomShadows Nov 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You should go to Horseshoe bend. ;)
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:iconmonoshimi:
I gasped when I saw this--just breathtaking!
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Smokex Nov 12, 2010  Student
just WOW!
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:iconwraxaon:
Lovely & interesting back story
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:iconphantomspirits:
Now that is amazing.
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:iconamitmehta19872604:
I'd love to go there
awsome photography
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:iconkeroox:
A masterpiece. Really.
Must :+fav: and re:+fav: if y could !
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:iconrichxmaxwell:
ohhh, i've been there! haha it's an awesome place.
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:iconmr-heli:
incredible color tones...
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:iconioasan:
IoaSan Jun 28, 2010   Photographer
Your work was featured in my journal: [link] :love:
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