One of my favorite photo shoots of 2012 was on Ironman’s birthday. His owner called me the morning he was born, and I stopped by their Skyland Farm that afternoon to meet him. Arriving into the world is tiring business, and Ironman spent a good part of our time together stretched out in the warm grass. His dam, Cirena, would periodically walk over to check on him as she grazed nearby. It was touching to observe their first day together, […]
Ironman joined the world on May 1 at about 5 a.m. and had his first formal photo shoot at 3 p.m. He was still a bit unsteady on his legs and didn’t always know quite where they should be. But he figured out quickly where to find his meals and the value of an afternoon nap. Ironman, his dam Cirena (and sire Copperman) are owned by Denice and Roy Perry.