August 31, 2009
Horse Scratching, Canada
Photograph by Michael Christopher Brown
This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals
Relief is a rolling back scratch in the brush for a hobbled horse freed of its saddle. Several outfitters guide clients into the Muska-Kechika Management Area in the Canadian Rockies, and some take hunters, who pay thousands of dollars for a shot at big game.
See more photographs from the November 2008 feature story "Northern Giant."