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Wild Horses on Kentucky’s Minelands!

Free range horses on what was once Flint Ridge near Elk View Park at the headwaters of the South Fork of Quicksand Creek in Breathitt County, Kentucky. Just Northwest of Hindman. May 16, 2022.

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Ronald R. Van Stockum, Jr. is a lawyer, teacher, biologist, writer, guitarist, and recently an actor living on his family's old farm in Shelbyville, Kentucky. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Santa Clara University, and a Masters and PhD. in Biology from the University of Louisville. He also has his Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. He practices law from offices in Shelbyville, Kentucky concentrating his legal practice in environmental law. His biologic research is in historical phytogeography. Dr. Van Stockum, Jr. has published numerous books, articles, and short stories in the areas of law, science, and creative writing. most of his 24 titles are available on this site and Amazon with many on Kindle and Audible!


  • Burch Kinsolving
    May 18, 2022 at 11:46 am

    Very cool. I thought the horses might be afraid of you but, obviously they were not.

  • Mimi
    May 19, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    What a peaceful walk with you and these beautiful animals. Thank you for bring a sweet moment to my day.


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