“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.”― Alice Walker It's no secret I have a HUGE soft spot for animals but dogs, cats and horses are at the top of that list. I absolutely LOVED photographing this equine session, the light was perfect and the subjects were gorgeous; 4 horses, 4 youngsters, 1 sunset and plenty… Continue reading Equine portrait session | Young ‘uns | Sedgefield
Equine Session | Arab + Pintabian + Appaloosa | Knysna
“The horse was a pure-bred Arab. She came, bright and dancing, flaunting into the ring, her tail held high over her quarters, her silken mane flowing over the crest of her neck. Her head was fine-boned and delicate, with the concave line of the true Arab horse. Her dark, lustrous eyes were fringed with long… Continue reading Equine Session | Arab + Pintabian + Appaloosa | Knysna
“Any real, beautiful thing in this world shouldn't be tamed or claimed or broken. It should be allowed to be, worked with, not against, appreciated." ― Carly Kade, In The Reins I recently visited a farm in order to plan a future photoshoot with 6 very special horses, I needed to take a… Continue reading EARNING TRUST
Shades of Evenstar with just a touch of magic…
I met a lady in the meads, ...Full beautiful--a faery's child; Her hair was long, her foot was light ...And her eyes were wild. I made a garland for her head, ...And bracelets too, and fragrant zone; She looked at me as she did love, ...And made sweet moan. I set her on my pacing… Continue reading Shades of Evenstar with just a touch of magic…
The wind of heaven…Part 3
Click on image to see a LARGER version Mexican Proverb It is not enough for a man to know how to ride; he must know how to fall. The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horses ears. This is the last post in this "wind of heaven"series...
The wind of heaven… Part 2
Click on any image to see a LARGER version. C J J Mullen A Hibernian sage once wrote there are three things that a man never forgets: The girl of his early youth, a devoted teacher and a great horse.
The wind of heaven…Part I
Click on any image to see a LARGER version The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horses ears Old Arabian Proverb I spent some time recently with my friend who is an assistant racehorse trainer here in Mauritius and he allowed me to photograph these beautiful animals at the beach, practising on the… Continue reading The wind of heaven…Part I