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Peek-a-Boo

What else could I really call this one?


 

 

 


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Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 Color Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Kelowna Riding Club

This is a photo of the freshly painted stalls at the Kelowna Riding Club in the spring.


 

 

 

 

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Friday, April 2nd, 2010 Color Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Anonymity

 

 


Some days you just don’t want to be recognized.



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Saturday, February 6th, 2010 B & W Photographs, Photographs 1 Comment

Cool Butts

I thought this was a funny sight – just a guys hand with a hose cooling off these two polo ponies after they were done with their match.


 


If you didn’t know this already each polo player has a set of 4 horses to be used in a match which consists of 4 chukkas or quarters.  The horses get tired by the end of their chukka so they need to get swapped out for a replacement.  It’s definitely not an economical sport.




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Friday, January 22nd, 2010 Color Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Listen

I call this one “Listen” obviously because ears are for listening but I also like to use it as a bit of a reminder to listen for the details in the world.  I try to notice the small things that are just as amazing as the big things.  It’s easy to stop listening because of all the noise and distraction.


 

 

 

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 B & W Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Embarrassment

On my daughter’s 12th birthday we took her and a few friends to the Chickadee Ridge Miniature Horse Farm.  It is a “Field of Dreams” where “every young girls’ dreams can come true”.  It was a great day and we saw almost a creepy number of miniature horses in one place.  It’s funny how no matter what the animal, if you put them in a big pile or a large group they turn into a creepy mass of creatures.  One bat is o.k. but 1000 bats gets gross.  Guinea pigs are cute, but a pile of guinea pigs is weird.  Thousands of locusts in a swarm are far more imposing than a single cricket.  Anyways I think you get my point.


 

 

This picture is a cute one of a mini foal that got his head caught in the fence while scratching his neck.  For those of you horse lovers out there, he did manage to get his head out.


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Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 Color Photographs, Photographs 1 Comment

Crosspoles

This is a photograph of a horse rounding the turn setting up for jumping a set of crosspoles.  I like this one because of the basically monochrome browns of the horses hooves and the sand contrasting against the freshly painted bright white and blue poles.


 

 

 

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Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Color Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Mug Shot

Just a fun picture of the mug of a black horse against a white sky.


 

 

 

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Thursday, October 8th, 2009 B & W Photographs, Photographs No Comments

Hunter Ring

My daughter is really into horses.  This is a shot from a spring horse show which I love because of the muted colors of the background with the bright green fence in the foreground (and of course because it’s my daughter).


 

 

 

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 Color Photographs, Photographs 1 Comment

Winter Day – Two Horses Seek Protection

I am so happy I stopped.  We were on our way to Kamloops and it started snowing.  We drove past these two horses seeking some shelter beside this old barn and I asked my wife if we should stop and she said “of course, if we don’t you’ll be sorry”.


 

 

I think the color of the horses complements the colors in the barn wood perfectly.



 

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Monday, October 5th, 2009 Color Photographs, Photographs 1 Comment