Photo gallery: The Canadian Prairies

Nothing is more exotic for a French Canadian urban boy than to visit the Canadian Prairies. So vast, so flat, so different. Here is what I saw in Manitoba.

Yves Breton tends on his 1967 Cockshutt 1650 tractor in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Wednesday August 12, 2015.
Yves Breton tends on his 1967 Cockshutt 1650 tractor in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Wednesday August 12, 2015.

Yves Breton sits in is Arctic Cat prowler 650 H1 as he looks at his horses on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015.
Yves Breton sits in is Arctic Cat prowler 650 H1 as he looks at his horses on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015.
Yves Breton sits in is Arctic Cat prowler 650 H1 as he looks at his Clydesdale horses on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region.
Yves Breton sits in is Arctic Cat prowler 650 H1 as he looks at his Clydesdale horses on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region.
Yves Breton tends to one of his Clydesdale horse on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region.
Yves Breton tends to one of his Clydesdale horse on his farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba..
Clydesdale horses are seen on a farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
Clydesdale horses are seen on a farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba
Clydesdale horses are seen on a farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. The Clydesdale is a breed of draft horse derived from the farm horses of Clydesdale, Scotland, and named after that region. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
Clydesdale horses are seen on a farm in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba
A horse carcass lies in a pasture in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Friday August 14, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
A horse carcass lies in a pasture in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba.
A beaver cut tree is seen near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
A beaver cut tree is seen near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
A Hutterite woman picks cabbage in a New Rosedale Hutterites colony field in Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015. Hutterites are am ethno-religious group who, like the Amish and Mennonites, trace their roots to the Radical Reformation of the 16th century.
A Hutterite woman picks cabbage in a New Rosedale Hutterites colony field in Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015. Hutterites are am ethno-religious group who, like the Amish and Mennonites, trace their roots to the Radical Reformation of the 16th century.
A Hutterite woman picks carrots in a New Rosedale Hutterites colony field in Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015. Hutterites are am ethno-religious group who, like the Amish and Mennonites, trace their roots to the Radical Reformation of the 16th century. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
A Hutterite woman picks carrots in a New Rosedale Hutterites colony field in Manitoba
A man roast a pig on a giant BBQ in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Saturday August 15, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Francis Vachon
A man roast a pig on a giant BBQ in Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Saturday August 15, 2015.
A woman adjust a Canadian Flag on a commemorative plaque at an Sioux Indian graveyard near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
A woman adjust a Canadian Flag on a commemorative plaque at an Sioux Indian graveyard near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
A sign welcome drivers to the city of Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Wednesday August 12, 2015. St. Laurent is a bilingual community home to many Franco-Manitobans and Metis.
A sign welcome drivers to the city of Saint-Laurent, Manitoba, Wednesday August 12, 2015. St. Laurent is a bilingual community home to many Franco-Manitobans and Metis.
An irrigation system lies in a wheat field near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
An irrigation system lies in a wheat field near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
A wheat field is pictured near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Monday August 17, 2015.
A wheat field is pictured near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba

More stock photos and images of Manitoba, or more specifically of the Canadian Prairies are available on my stock photo website.

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