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Wild Horses of the Salt River

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Chris Vedeler, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. Chris Vedeler

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    I went out to film around Red Mountain and the Salt River today. I was flying down the river and from 150 feet and 35MPH I saw what I thought were people in the river. It turns out they were the famous wild Salt River horses. I spent the next three batteries filming them.

     
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    Great footage and nicely edited.
     
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    I like this - they have no interest in the p3 at all

    I've tried filming kangaroos but they freak big time - even at long distance
     
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    Thanks! I was very cautious getting close to the horses. These are wild and I expected them to be much more skittish with the P3 flying close to them. They didn't seem to even notice me hovering just 20 feet away.
     
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    That is old news actually. There was such a public uprising about the Forest Service wanting to do that that they backed down right away. There aren't too many issues that get over 90% passionate public support but leaving the horses alone was one of them.
     
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