Friday's Fotos--Horse Meets Elk

Real Estate Agent with John L Scott Market Center 700512026

This is a first for all of us! I have never seen the Roosevelt Elk here in our pasture during the daylight, only at night and are quite skittish. Then, add the element of my palomino, Pearl and my mule, Della just several yards away and it would seem that someone would scatter or bolt. 

Not so! 

These are all females, so maybe that's why  no one seemed to have to show their egos. (Sorry, fellas, but that DOES happen, if you're going to be honest). 

Loved this whole thing and I got a video, too (but from inside my home).

Actually went out and rounded up my "girls" and the elk never batted an eyelash in concern. 




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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Cool photo Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905  I'd love to see the video too.

Dec 23, 2016 06:55 PM #2
Ed Silva
RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

I'm sure there had to be some mention in that cluster about the rack on the big elk they saw on the hill

Dec 23, 2016 07:08 PM #3
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

Kathy Streib I was BEYOND excited! Last year, I saw "nil" elk, mostly I believe, because of our dogs. have this moment for me, was priceless.

Bob "RealMan" Timm I'm downloading the video right now! However, my "memory card" was out of memory when Pearl decided to get all prancy and close. It was quite funny to watch! 

Oh, Ed Silva it's not all about YOU guys. No rack talk. Just mellow....I know, totally boring. 

Dec 23, 2016 07:19 PM #4
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Nice photo! Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a Merry Christmas and a great New Year!

Dec 23, 2016 08:06 PM #5
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Beautiful photo Gayle. I think the elk are envious of those horses with their warm attire  Have a Merry Xmas & a prosperous 2017!

Dec 23, 2016 08:40 PM #6
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

It does look like a stand off Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 

Dec 23, 2016 10:02 PM #7
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Great photo Gayle, reminds me of a few times when my horse would walk up and touch noses with a deer while the deer ignored me on the horses back.

Dec 23, 2016 10:43 PM #8
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

I am thinking that the elk were mesmerized by your beautiful furbabies with those gorgeous colorful coats. Bet they wish they had their own.

Dec 23, 2016 11:31 PM #9
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

That must have been quite a beautiful and peaceful moment. I love the photo.

Dec 24, 2016 03:35 AM #10
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Gayle. How spectacular and amazing. Beautiful scene. Merry Christmas.

Dec 24, 2016 06:25 AM #11
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

So, Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 based upon the normal gestation cycle of horses and elks, in 10.37 months we should be greeting a baby Elorse, or an Helk? Merry Christmas!


Dec 24, 2016 06:48 AM #12
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Gayle -- a moment in time....and beautifully captured.  

Dec 24, 2016 10:06 AM #13
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Gayle - That's so cool. I just wanted to stop by and wish you a Merry Christmas - may all the joy of the season be yours.

Dec 24, 2016 01:33 PM #14
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Gayle, I'd love to hear more about the Roosevelt elk.  Did Teddy have anything to do with their being in Oregon?  

Dec 24, 2016 05:52 PM #15
Joanna Cohlan
Fresh Eyes For Your Home - Chappaqua, NY
Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes

Love the harmony between Della, Pearl and the Roosevelts! It must be Eleanor with her female friends!  Great photo!

Dec 29, 2016 03:19 PM #16
David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor
Keller Williams Realty Phoenix - Laveen, AZ
Your local Expert

what a great shot, sure that what quite the treat to see, and thx for  sharing.

Jan 22, 2017 01:14 PM #17
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

Nice!  I didn't know you had a horse and a mule!  You have a great lifestyle.

Jan 22, 2017 03:51 PM #18
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Great photo capture!  That is a rare occurrence.  I have never seen anything like this - thanks for sharing!

Jan 22, 2017 06:10 PM #19
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Horses do not get electric blankets?

A neighbor raised some goats. He even built a cottage allowing the family to stay inside. It has lots of hay to keep them busy.  One he goat and 5 wifes. 

Jan 22, 2017 07:56 PM #20
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 - What an interesting pic. I am glad that all were friendly! 

Jan 23, 2017 05:57 AM #21
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