Author Archives: michella
At the end of photographing a dressage schooling session for a friend, her dog came running to us as if to say, “What about me!?” She posed, she played, I think she enjoyed every minute of it. I think I’ve discovered I enjoy photographing dogs nearly as much as horses.
I had a busy couple of weeks with local pony club competitions and summer camps. It was SO MUCH fun and brought back lots of happy memories. Being able to interact with the riders, their parents and the coaches while I was photographing was just awesome. Watching the smiles on the kids faces and hearing them [...]
Compass Rose Farm hosted CDCTA‘s Combined Test and Dressage Schooling show 6/19/10. It was hot! But I’ll take that over being rained out. I wanted to jump into the judge’s ‘booths’ (cars with AC on) but photographing two dressage rings at once kept me running back and forth for six hours. The dust made for [...]
Looking for low-cost weekend activities for the family, for yourself or for a creative date? Of course I’m biased, but equestrian events and venues are a great way to get out and enjoy the outdoors away from your typical neighborhood scene. Here are my suggestions for several local options. Frying Pan Farm Park - Kidwell Farm, [...]
A friend of mine took her young mare to the horse’s first show this past weekend. The day itself went perfectly – nice weather at the show grounds, lots of helping hands and best of all, a relaxed and confident horse. It was fun for me to see the work my friend put in over the past year result in ribbons in both classes [...]
I went to watch a little bit of the Friesian Horse Show at Frying Pan Park this past weekend. Friesians seem to be the one horse that all people, horsey or not, consider beautiful and somewhat majestic. I’ve heard many husbands tell their wives that if they were ever going to ride a horse, it would [...]