Big Horn Canyon National Recreation Area was the first to post a photo of this filly. Below is the link to their Facebook page.
She is born to the mare Icara and is in Merlin’s band. Merlin is the father. They are a Dryhead band.
Remember, Merlin is the father of my filly, Valerosa ( read the post Fiero for more information on that). So Valerosa has a new half-sister.!
Below is a post from the BCNRA on the name of this filly:
“Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area This filly (female) is 201201, the first foal of 2012. This year all foals
get names starting with M. She will be called Mercuria. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and this line has lots of names that reference the sun. Her mother is Icara (a female form of Icarus), her mother’s half- sister is Halo of the Sun, and Corona is the band stallion who may be this filly’s grandfather.”
Matt, from PMWMC, post is rebloged here,there are some really great photos. Just look to the right and click on the “March 20, 2012-New Foal” link or click on this link: Matt’s Blog.
If I receive any more news on this or other foals born, I will be sure to let you know!
Thank you Lori Graham for the use of your photos!
UPDATE: It was decided her name would be Morgana, not Mercuria. Welcome little Morgana, can’t wait to see you!