These 20 Photos Capture the Beauty of Horses in Winter

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Horses in winter somehow become even more beautiful than they already are, as these 20 stunning photos prove. 

There's something magical about horses in winter: the warm breath that turns frosty in the cold air, the snow landing on equine eyelashes, and the crunch as horses walk through snow. If you're lucky enough to go for a snowy ride, it's somehow even more fun than a typical ride. Winter just transforms the horse world.

The photographers of these 20 shots understood all that. These photos capture the beauty of horses in winter with striking poses, dramatic colors, and scenes that we wish we could step into. Take a look!

Picture perfect

A magical scene

Winter fun!

Beautiful view


Dreaming of a white Christmas....


The middle of a snowstorm

Dashing through the snow

So elegant!

What a cutie


Meet Caris Celtic Blue, my 11 hands high Welsh Cobb dapple grey stallion. He is currently being trained for carriage driving. Travel, Power, Freedom, Grounded Stable Change, Support . Horses are symbols of freedom. They are also in alignment with the element of wind. This totem brings new journeys. Especially in the dream time with flight. Which will eventually lead to experiences with the Pegasus and Unicorn. Also this totem will lead you to the Centaur which is linked with the spirit of the Holly tree. A rooted medicine that will help one fly, the fire dragon is how I know him. It will teach you to ride in new directions and discover your own freedom and power. Being a guide to overcoming obstacles. Including that which is connected with lower consciousness, and or evil. This animals four legs offers the ultimate support in movement, it will protect your travels towards higher states of being. Including child like innocence. Horse people are usually friendly and adventurous. Horse will teach you how to safely ride into new directions to awaken and discover your own freedom and power. One of my personal totems, I have 5 planets in the sign of Libra, which is an air sign. Our recent full moon in Gemini, another air sign, brings this guide to mind. #windelement #totem #horse #ponystallion #dapplegrey #carriagedriving #myotherlover #freedom #somethingblue #winterhorse #spiritguide #mylittlepony #pegasus #unicorn #centaur #holly #treemedicine #firespirit #reddragon #dreamflight

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Winter makes for the most gorgeous photos

Like stepping into another world

What a stunning pair

So classy!

Love white snow on a dark coat

Snow means playtime

Like a Christmas card

How absolutely gorgeous!

#winterhorse #horseandcountrytv #coblet #winter #horse #hacking #sunset

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Want to capture some stunning snow photos of your own? One of the best ways to get great shots is to turn horses out after a fresh snowfall. Horses are naturally playful, and many of them will start rolling, running, and bucking all on their own when there's fresh snow on the ground.


For the most photogenic results, remove your horse's blankets first. But be prepared to spend time drying him off before putting his blanket back on.

Which of these photos is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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These 20 Photos Capture the Beauty of Horses in Winter