12 Gorgeous Photos of Horses on the Beach Just in Time for Summer

Posted by Paige Cerulli

There's something magical about horses on the beach, and these beautiful photos capture the freedom and elegance of the horse perfectly.

If you've ever been lucky enough to ride horses on the beach, then you understand how thrilling the experience can be. Even if you don't have a beach nearby, these beautiful photos are almost as good as being there yourself.

So sit back and enjoy these photos of horses on the beach. Ridden, driven, and wild, the horses in these photos are powerful, elegant, and absolutely beautiful. Paired with the shimmering waves and warm sunlight, these photos are almost scenes out of a dream.

Picture Perfect

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John Liu via Flickr.com

A Little Beach Training

Jean-Daniel Pauget via Flickr.com

Wild Horses on Assateague Island

Dean Wissing via Flickr.com

A Whole Bunch of Friends

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Marcel Oosterwijk via Flickr.com

The Best Kind of Canter

Anna & Michal via Flickr.com

A Wild Sea and a Wild Horse

Clyclinglaw via Flickr.com


Tim Dawson via Flickr.com

Riding into the Sunset

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Miles Sabin via Flickr.com

What Beautiful Scenery

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Garry Knight via Flickr.com

An Amazing Race

Guillen Perez via Flickr.com

Trotting Through the Surf

Paul VanDerWerf via Flickr.com

A Beautiful Scene

Ian D. Keating via Flickr.com

So, are you in search of a beach for some beach riding? Be sure to find out the beach's regulations about horses. Many beaches prohibit horses or only allow them during the off-season.

Even if horses are allowed, the beach may have specifications about where horses may and may not travel - many don't want horses traveling on dunes, since they can damage the grasses and the eggs of birds which nest there. If you decide to go on a beach ride, bring a pitchfork and bucket so you can pick up after your horse.

And, of course, don't forget your camera!

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12 Gorgeous Photos of Horses on the Beach Just in Time for Summer