Think you've had a ruff day? This poor pooch narrowly escaped death after being chased by a wild stallion.
It was a close call for Maggie, an English Setter, who was set upon by the angry horse.
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The two-year-old pet looked petrified as it ran towards the safety of owner and wildlife photographer Rob Palmer, who impressively captured the heart-stopping moment.
Maggie was helping Rob's falcon hunt for sage-grouse in the Red Desert, Wyoming, USA when they stumbled across the herd.
Thankfully Maggie was unharmed.
Rob, 63, said: "I was really scared for my dog as there was nothing I could do to help.
"So I took the photos anyway as it's a reflex action after so many years of photography.
"I was extremely relieved that Maggie didn't get hurt.
"She's a wonderful dog.
"I'm always photographing wildlife events, this was not planned at all but sometimes you take what you can get."