The breed of saddle-horses, which is widely used for transportation in Kabard-Balkaria, is called Sagdi, that means "as fast as a bullet". The speed records for these horses are 1600 m per 1 minute 53.4 seconds (50.794 km/hour), and 2400 м per 2 minutes 44.2 seconds (52.619 km/hour).
GPS coordinates: 43.24599 Lat, 43.24606 Long, 2294 m
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ciakgiak (30329) 2010-11-13 13:55
a superb landscape full of colors in which the horses are a magnificent eye attraction. The quality and the light are really excellent.
Congratulations and TFS.
dta (51418) 2010-11-13 14:01
hello Sergiy ,
Another beautiful shot of your caucasian serie . I like the contrast between the brown horses and the light green of the meadows .
pajaran (36224) 2010-11-13 14:07
Ove lepe i ponosne zivotinje su veliki prijatelji coveka i pomazu mu u radu, narocito u proslosti.
Mnogo lepo mesto i konji, dobar trenutak snimka i ostrina, lepe boje i mnogo lepa fotografija.
Moje cestitke na dobrom radu.
Lep vikend i sve najbolje.
These beautiful and proud animals are great friends of man and help him in his work, especially in the past.
Very nice place and horses, a good time length and sharpness, beautiful colors and many beautiful pictures.
My congratulations on the good work.
A nice weekend and all the best.
emilbo (20844) 2010-11-13 15:15
Merveilleuse prise de vue et excellente perspective. Magnifique troupeau de chevaux bien présenté dans un bel éclairage. Les différents tons de vert sont superbes et beau contraste avec les chevaux.
daddo (18517) 2010-11-13 19:02
Zdravo Sergiy.Beautiful creatures that have shiny and attractive coats. Idyllic looking place with field flowers in the foreground and softly rolling green hills in the distance. An image of peace and plenty. Nuzhan je mir u cjelom svjetu. Pozdrav. Klaudio.
macondo (17949) 2010-11-13 20:49
Another fine shot from your camera, with such a great feeling of the wide open spaces. Those horses, with the sunlight glancing off their richly coloured coats, make a beautiful colour combination with the greens. The valley looks so fertile and I imagine that the air is clean - I hope so! Wonderful work you are doing presenting the Caucasus like this.
Graal (88886) 2010-11-14 0:20
nice peaceful view and place. Amazing group of horses. Nice colours, an interesting landscape in BG also. Well photowork. I like it.
Have a nice day.
siamesa (27449) 2010-11-14 0:36
Bom dia Sergiy
Lovely composition. Very beautiful horses that make this composition more attractive. TFS
iainsp (2626) 2010-11-14 4:18
This is one of your best landscapes recently - wonderful detail, colour and contrast on the horses. Ideal management of the exposure. Also, the background is absilutely beautiful and supports the photograph - sometimes your background is just there - without really workng for the frame, but this time it is excellent. Thanks and regards, Iain
fritzi007 (7580) 2010-11-14 10:20
Schönes Foto, Pferde gefallen mir sehr!
Wünsch dir eine schöne Woche
Sonata11 (28331) 2010-11-14 11:28
absolutely beautiful view with the horses on the foreground. An excellent photo. Great capture. It pleasure to look at the picture.
vishaal (987) 2010-11-14 22:17
What a lovely composition ! Superb light, excellent sharpness and very beautiful colors....all making this photo wonderful.
nikkitta (5862) 2010-11-15 18:55
I was back fro a trip to England and NY, thats way I dont thanks you for adding me to your favorites before!!
Thanks and very proud!
I love horses and riding them, this photos is great for the composition, horses in the middle to give more emphasis at the green
Light is also very good
Greetings from Argentina
shevchenko (18243) 2010-11-15 19:23
Lovely clean and natural environment to rear horses, nice vivid grasses and colourful view in a sunny day, full with relaxing feel, distinct photo, well done.
pablominto (53744) 2010-11-15 23:17
I notice the horses seem to roam freely, but still sticking where the people are!
Beautiful animals, their colour contrasts so nicely with the green surroundings...
Interesting setting in the mountains of the Caucasus..!
yeln (11502) 2010-11-15 23:58
slikovita gorska pokrajina z izrednimi barvami in čudovito ostrino (kakor vedno). bravo! TFS!
lep dan, vojko
danos (73974) 2010-11-16 0:32
Good morning Sergiy,
nice the gathering of this flock of horses,at this green land on the Mts.I'm impressed from these characteristics of speed that you describe in your note.I like the mountain scape view under the brilliant light of the day.Well done.
Have a good day,Danos
JCG (35129) 2010-11-16 13:29
These horses are splendid and I think that the quality of the environment in which live these Equidaes must contribute to the beauty of the coat... Nice and bright photograph, I like contrasts very much with this beautiful green of heights. A refreshing landscape, thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and a very good evening,
josepmarin (55027) 2010-11-17 1:20
The beauty of these horses that graze in the valley combines with the natural beauty of the landscape, in an image very bucolic and full of life.
The vivid green colors in the mountains add a lot of chromatic power to the photo, and the composition is perfectly organized, I like the obtained result.
The note is nicely informative.
A beautiful work, my friend.
Gerrit (43743) 2010-11-21 11:59
great view over this barren but green mountainous landscape.
Looks like a great unknown place to discover.
stny (18) 2010-12-08 7:28
very beautiful and special horses in wonderfull plateau.I want to be in there.
adramad (27552) 2011-02-21 7:32
The beauty of these animals is magnificently displayed in this beautiful composition, with a really superb natural environment.
Beautiful color of your hair and the brightness of the sign of good health and vigor.
Very nice picture with these mountains with their green cast, good light and color.
Have a nice evening. Best regards.
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2011-03-28 19:28
Spectacular view with nice horses as center of attrrction. The lilac flowers on the foreground bring beauty to this image. Lovely colors and very sharp image.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (15588)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-07
- Categories: Nature, Transportation
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Western Part of Caucasus Mountains
- Date Submitted: 2010-11-13 13:51
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