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Bachelor mustangs spar and mock battle to practice their fighting moves and build up the courage to challenge a stallion to steal mares for their own bands. A thick blanket of fog made it tough for the dominant stallion to keep a watchful eye to protect his band.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Home Page Files, Mustangs: Spirit of the Shrinking West_National Geographic magazine 2/2009