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a herd of Icelandic horses, Icelandic highlands
December 15, 2014

Horses in the Highlands

“A great cloud of dust formed in the distance as we drove through the deserted Icelandic highlands,” writes Your Shot member Charlotte Goss. “We stopped the car and seized our cameras as the herd of Icelandic horses sped toward us. They watched us as we watched them, each of us surprised by the others’ presence. It was over in seconds, yet forever frozen with a single click.” Goss's picture appeared in Your Shot's Daily Dozen. This photo was submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe. See Your Shot photos of Icelandic horses. Experience the tradition of Icelandic horse herding in this video.
Photograph by Charlotte Goss, National Geographic Your Shot

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