Horses, England

Photograph by Sam Abell

"'Uncheckt shadows of green brown and gray,' poet John Clare wrote of the moors, land that 'never felt the rage of blundering plough.' On Exmoor, hedge banks faintly trace the far hill. Supporters hope they won't vanish over the horizon of time."

(From "Britain's Hedgerows," September 1993, National Geographic magazine)