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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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PhantomShadows Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You should go to Horseshoe bend. ;)
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Monoshimi Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
I gasped when I saw this--just breathtaking!
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Smokex Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010  Student
just WOW!
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WraxAon Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
Lovely & interesting back story
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Phantomspirits Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2010
Now that is amazing.
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amitmehta19872604 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010
I'd love to go there
awsome photography
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KeroOx Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010
A masterpiece. Really.
Must :+fav: and re:+fav: if y could !
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richxmaxwell Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
ohhh, i've been there! haha it's an awesome place.
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Mr-Heli Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
incredible color tones...
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IoaSan Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2010   Photographer
Your work was featured in my journal: [link] :love:
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