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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Beauty In The Beast

 

Today was a  nice fall day . Clouds floating over head and the sun peeking out every now and then with a fresh yet chilly breeze  blowing .

Today was the last event weekend of our horse club for the season . Miggs,  Papa and I are all fresh aired out now and I imagine so are all the riders and horses .

These  beasts  are so beautiful yet powerful and some are very big and can be quite intimidating to the non horse person . One girl’s horse was so feisty he would not let her mount so as I was close I held him so she could mount properly and he fought me but  in a stern voice and good grip I told him NO THAT’S ENOUGH !!!  and he stopped and looked  down at me with ears forward as if to say .. ok  lady I got it  !  here’s me  4”9  as she sit’s way up on him  and  said thanks . When I was younger I worked  and trained with horses and rode … like riding a bike I really don’t think you forget how to handle them !

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                                                        This beauty is Sara . She is sweetheart !

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                                                     Here we have Trigger a very placid boy !

                            We both took lots of photos but today I wanted more photos of horsey faces !

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Such gentle eyes they have ! It’s the ears you need to watch , forward means listening paying attention and happy , ears back , look out I am in a mood !

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Yup you guessed it  Mr Ed  lol  Eddie here had his last event today as he is now retired . This old placid boy is in his 20’s  and loves to doze off no matter where he is .

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This  black beauty was the feisty one that wouldn’t let his rider mount !

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Then there was this really cute little 4 year old who was in an event called lead line did a wonderful job on his Mums horse with mum at the lead  .

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                       All in all it was a good day with nice people lovely fall weather and beautiful beasts !

                                                  Until next time . Have a snap happy day !

                                                                  Country Gal

9 comments:

Jane and Chris said...

Oh, you can see the attitude in the black horse's face!!
Jane x

Pamela Gordon said...

Wonderful horse photos. I love Mr. Ed. I hope he enjoys his retirement. :)

Willow said...

Love this so much !
Horses are always part of my heart.
Great job capturing their expressions.
Happy Autumn.

fernvalley01 said...

Looks like a great day! wonderful photos

Margaret Adamson said...

HI CG That was a lovely selection of horse shots. Glad you hadn't lost your touch handling horses.

Primitive Stars said...

Happy Fall, love the pictures of those beautiful horses. Trigger stole my heart, love Buckskins....Thanks for sharing, Francine.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Such beautiful pictures. I adore horses. I stop on country roads often to photograph and pet them. Some of them are so wonderfully friendly. As soon as they see me approach, they run over to say 'hello'. It literally makes my day!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Great horse portraiture, as always, Elaine, and glad the weather improved from Saturday's all day rain.

Linda Primmer said...

Lovely photos of the horses..Happy Fall to you.