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Girl looking out of a castle window: Divine Light?
Brighton Pier on an Autumn Evening
Brighton Beach Autumn Evening Skyline while walking along the Seafront
Autumn Evening on Brighton Beach
Calves and Cowboy
Cowboy Tending the Herd
Brighton Beach in the evening
Move the Calf
Elpehants on the Chobe River panorama
copying each other....
Elephants in the Rain
Cutting Off the Calf
Elephants bathing in the Chobe River
The Mountain Village
Cowgirls and Cowboys Waiting
Golden times
Jute Skinning
A dandelion in my backyard in North Carolina in Autumn.
Hills of The Gods
The City and The Mountains
Glowing in the dark
14th Annual Photo Contest
Cutting Off the Calf

An american cowgirl and cowboy tradition is the Cutting competition. At the National competition in Fort Worth, Texas participants gather and wait for the next round of competition. Cutting is a western-style equestrian competition in which a horse and rider work as a team before a judge or panel of judges to demonstrate the horse's athleticism and ability to handle cattle during a 2 1/2 minute performance, called a "run". Once a cow has been driven clear of the herd, it is almost entirely up to the horse except for allowable leg cues from the rider to prevent the cow from returning to the herd; a job the best horses do with relish, savvy, and style.

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Dallas, Texas, United States of America
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© Sandra Kuprion-Thomas.
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Date Taken: 11.2016
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PHOTO LOCATION Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America