***Prior observations of the wild ones with coyotes nearby have reflected the coyote keeping a respectful, nonaggressive distance.
05-10-2022: Snow Belle and Outlaw. Each photograph is cropped and provides information.
A coyote this close to the horses with physical interaction was a first for me.
I can’t say for sure Outlaw and the coyote obtained leg injuries during the shuffle that took place. It felt that way.
Perhaps the coyote startled Outlaw and he moved fast straining-pulling something. In a protective move, Snow Belle kicked the coyote.