A Pacific Northwest Photography Blog

Cattle Dogs Heading Home in Wild Horse Valley

Late afternoon while traveling along Fields-Denio Road in rural Harney County, OR.

:   :   :

In the shadow of Steens Mountain, these four cattle dogs were out playing along the dirt road in the Wild Horse Valley.

When we passed by, they began heading home in the opposite direction.

My husband was sleeping, while I was enjoying the quiet, peaceful and beautiful views

on the 60 mile drive on this dirt road back to Burns, so I stopped.

:   :   :

Hopping out of the Suburban to catch a shot, I whistled.

I whistled again, they all stopped.

Then one laid down and the other three stood still for a moment looking back at me, for a perfect pose.

They seem poised for a command,

but unfortunately I know nothing about directing these

marvelous working dogs.

:   :   :

Sharing with ‘Rural Thursday Blog Hop #5‘ and ‘This or That Thursday,’ and ‘A Country Saturday #2.

:   :   :

If you’ve enjoyed this post, you can receive future posts by subscribing to ‘The View From Right Here’ via RSS, via eMail, or use the LinkyFollowers, Google+, Networked Blogs or Bloglovin’ links in the sidebar.

If you are interested in purchasing a print of any image, would like a license to use it, or have a question, please email me, Madge Bloom. ~ OR visit my ‘Purchase’ page for details.

Share this Post:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

17 Responses to Cattle Dogs Heading Home in Wild Horse Valley

WELCOME!
I've been publishing 'The View From Right Here' in one form or another since 2007. I hope you find images you enjoy from my travels around Seattle, the Puget Sound Region and the greater Pacific Northwest, giving you a glimpse of the beautiful region where I have always lived.
~Thanks for stopping by!
~ All my best,
Madge Bloom
Subscribe -or- Connect
Subscribe to RSS Email me Email Follow Me on TwitterFollow Me on Facebook Google + - Add Me to Circles

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

NEWEST Comments
  • Closed (13)
    • Sara Chapman in Seattle USA: Thanks for the inspiration and the permission to choose our very best and know it is good. See you later, alligator!
    • bettyl - NZ: I will definitely miss you in blogland but I completely understand. Real life is so much more important than blogging any day. I do hope you come back at some point.
  • Nearly New Years – Weekly Top Shot #166 (6)
    • Connie Smiley: That is beautiful, Madge! Hope you have a new year full of God’s goodness.
    • annieelf2012: That is a stunning picture of the Space Needle. Would I go to the top? Not a chance. Can I admire it? Absolutely. Happy New Year.
  • Light Art? – Weekly Top Shot #165 (7)
    • Evelyn in Oregon: Between the tracks??? Girl, you are brave! What a terrific image, though. (I’m sorry I’m not a regular visitor anymore…Facebook has ruined my good intentions of...
    • Dina Lettre: Merry Christmas, Madge!
  • 75¢ Rooms – Weekly Top Shot #164 (5)
    • Buttons: Oh wonderful shot and that whole thing just makes me sad. Sometimes progress is not what is needed. Hug B
    • Randy: I like the way the light illuminates the details in the building.
  • Priorities (2)
    • Randy: Marvelous close up.
    • Elephant's Child: Thank you. Christmas, as it is presented, places an incredible burden on so many of us. A burden that is simply beyond too many. Enjoy your respite, and revel in a...
~ GOOD NEWS ABOUT JESUS ~
Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ - Acts 16:31

Click to Visit the 'Good News' Page About Jesus Christ

Healing Hearts Ministries
Healing Hearts One at a Time

Click to Visit Where You Can Receive Help for Your Hurting Heart