Friday's Fotos--Horse Meets Elk

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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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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
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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
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Kathy Streib I was BEYOND excited! Last year, I saw "nil" elk, mostly I believe, because of our dogs. Soooooo...to 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
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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
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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
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It does look like a stand off Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 

Dec 23, 2016 10:02 PM #7
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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
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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
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Kat Palmiotti
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That must have been quite a beautiful and peaceful moment. I love the photo.

Dec 24, 2016 03:35 AM #10
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Good morning Gayle. How spectacular and amazing. Beautiful scene. Merry Christmas.

Dec 24, 2016 06:25 AM #11
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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!

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Dec 24, 2016 06:48 AM #12
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Hi Gayle -- a moment in time....and beautifully captured.  

Dec 24, 2016 10:06 AM #13
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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
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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
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Joanna Cohlan
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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
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what a great shot, sure that what quite the treat to see, and thx for  sharing.

Jan 22, 2017 01:14 PM #17
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Nice!  I didn't know you had a horse and a mule!  You have a great lifestyle.

Jan 22, 2017 03:51 PM #18
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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
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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
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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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