Wild horses galloping through a lake in the south of France are caught in majestic photos

By Chiara Fiorillo For Mailonline

  • A herd of 12 Camargue horses were running through a lake near Montpellier, France, during the sunset
  • Photographer Scott Stulberg took the photos and said seeing the ‘beautiful’ animals galloping was ‘magical’
  • The Camargue horse, recognised as a breed in 1978, is said to have lived in the region for thousands of years

A herd of white horses galloping through a coastal lake in the south of France have been caught on camera.

They sent water splashing into the air while speeding through the lake near the French town of Sainte Marie de La Mer, near Montpellier, France.

The herd of Camargue horses charge speed through the lake near the French town of Sainte Marie de La Mer, near Montpellier

The herd of Camargue horses charge speed through the lake near the French town of Sainte Marie de La Mer, near Montpellier

The white horses stick together as they run through the lake and the sun sets behind them, reflecting itself on the water

The white horses stick together as they run through the lake and the sun sets behind them, reflecting itself on the water

Herds of Camargue white horses live in semi-wild conditions in the marshy areas of the region in the south of France

Herds of Camargue white horses live in semi-wild conditions in the marshy areas of the region in the south of France

Photographer Scott Stulberg, who took the photos, said seeing the ‘beautiful’ animals gallop through the lake while the sun reflected on the water was ‘magical’.

The Camargue Natural Park area in southern France is made up of wetlands, natural lakes and marshes and includes a large UNESCO biosphere reserve.

Herds of white horses live in semi-wild conditions in the marshy areas of the region, which is located in the Provence in the Alpes Côte d’Azur.

The Camargue horse, which was officially recognised as a breed in 1978, is said to have lived in the region for thousands of years.

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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,(www.rwandainspirer.com) is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

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