Marquette County, Michigan

Near Ishpeming MI

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Marquette County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

August 1991

About 10 years ago, in the Upper Peninsula of MI in pine and hardwoods country (mixed) I was riding my white gelding, SILVER just before dusk. I was about 1 1/2 miles from my camp, when Silver stopped dead in his tracks on the dirt road we were on, and stared into the woods. I looked in the direction his head was turned and to my surprise, I saw a tall white animal coming towards us at a quick speed. It almost looked like my horse, coming at us! IF I wasn't riding him at the time, I would have thought he got lost and it was him running towards me. All of a sudden, the animal came within about 30 yards from us, stopped and turned to go sideways... running behind some pine trees. HE just disappeared!!! I didn't see him come out of the other side, go back, nothing. JUST GONE. I was quite scared at the time, and real excited, too. I was too scared to go into the woods to find where it went, or what it was for that matter. I had white hair, looked like a horse standing tall, looking at me, ...

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Marquette County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

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