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Mississippi Spring

In 2007, Managing Editor Fran Smith traveled to Meadows Ranch in Mississippi for a story on its horse program. I tagged along to get photos. The operation had several stallions and pasture-bred most of its mares. That was neat to see in an age when so many foals are produced via artificial insemination. Early one morning during our stay, I captured this image of a stallion courting a gray mare. He foal is showing submission to the stallion by champing its mouth.

In 2007, Managing Editor Fran Smith traveled to Meadows Ranch in Mississippi for a story on its horse program. I tagged along to get photos. The operation had several stallions and pasture-bred most of its mares. That was neat to see in an age when so many foals are produced via artificial insemination. Early one morning during our stay, I captured this image of a stallion courting a gray mare. He foal is showing submission to the stallion by champing its mouth.In 2007, Managing Editor Fran Smith traveled to Meadows Ranch in Mississippi for a story on its horse program. I tagged along to get photos. The operation had several stallions and pasture-bred most of its mares. That was neat to see in an age when so many foals are produced via artificial insemination. Early one morning during our stay, I captured this image of a stallion courting a gray mare. Her foal is showing submission to the stallion by champing its mouth.

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