These wild stallions just left the watering hole with a fresh coat of mud which creates some very creative markings. Young males are kicked out of their family band by age two and will joined with other stallions to form a bachelor band. The sole goal at this stage is to capture a mare (female) and start his own family. Seen here, the band is rampaging through the herd looking for a vulnerable mare, they found one which the alpha stallion herded off on his own.
July 17, 2019
500 mm · f/5.6 · 1/2000 · ISO 1000