fall for horses

by Julia Gotz October. 21, 2007 8495 views

If you're in Ontario and want to ride or take lessons where the horses are well loved, try Wildwood. [wildwoodranch.com]

We had the perfect day for this - dramatic clouds and plenty of sunshine, fresh wind blowing - and the woods and fields there are lovely. The hot bath at the end of the day sure felt fine!

arriving at wildwood

Kelsey's grandma founded this place 40 years ago. Kelsey is riding her blue-eyed horse, Harmony. They are barrel racers, so Harmony doesn't appreciate this slower pace. She wants to GO!

In the distance on the left is Bell, the happiest border collie in the world.

I wanted to go with black and white for this series, but you're missing the charm of Dawn's scarlet cowboy boots.

My horse's ear is in the shot. Decided not to crop it out, since it reminds me of the challenges of shooting on horseback. I'm quite proud of this shot. As he rode out of the forest into the clearing, I knew it was the light I was waiting for. Thanks for stopping!

Did somebody say ‘carrots’?

great day. Too bad it has to end. .

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Storytaylor 13 years, 10 months ago

this is one of my favorite set from you. the quality of your monochrome work, your keen eye and aesthetics of your pictures are great joy and pleasure to see. you have captured the soul of a special day and place.

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Peter 13 years, 10 months ago

Lovely shots. The b&w works really well too.

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Jimmie Li 13 years, 11 months ago

wah...very nice shots :>)

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Marco 13 years, 11 months ago

nice shots!!

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Toby Hinshaw 13 years, 11 months ago

I love horses. I am never more at peace than I am when I am riding. Thanks for sharing your outing! :-)

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K 13 years, 11 months ago

wow!!!!

13 years, 11 months ago Edited

I like the idea of a b\w set in autumn... pretty cool set :)

13 years, 11 months ago Edited
Marco Stefano Vitiello 13 years, 11 months ago

how beautiful...

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