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Turning the Horses Out

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  • Turning the Horses Out

    One of our old friends who grew up riding at our barn, and who is now all grown up and a photographer came out several weeks ago to take pictures during morning turnout. As a gift to my parents she has created a wonderful slideshow, which she will be turning into a picture book for them. It is so beautiful I wanted to share with folks who would also enjoy it.

    www.kelphoto.com

    "The Turning Out of Horses at Wakefield"
    \"Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it.\" Anne of Green Gables

  • #2
    Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful slide show. Your parents will be so pleased. Be sure and have them put the photos on their computers as screen savers.

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    • #3
      What a beautifully captured moment in time. Love it.
      We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.
      www.dleestudio.com

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      • #4
        What beautiful pictures!
        And what a lovely gift the book will make.

        All I want to know is how my little gray & white barncat got all the way to VA & back here in time for supper!
        *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
        Steppin' Out 1988-2004
        Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
        Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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        • #5
          Really lovely! Your friend did a great job, and your parents should love it.

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          • #6
            Absolutely breathtaking.
            Every one of them had that look of a girl infatuated with horses, the happy, fated look of a passenger setting sail on the Titanic.

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            • #7
              How lovely ... your friend has quite the eye. I particularly enjoyed the shots of human and equine legs moving out together.
              Nevertheless, she persisted.

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              • #8
                I especially like the horse/dog/human/cat interactions in the slideshow. Very nice.
                Sarah K. Andrew | Twitter | Blog | Horses & Hope calendar | Flickr | Instagram

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                • #9
                  Glorious. thank you

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                  • #10
                    Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing.

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                    • #11
                      I cried.

                      And I want to come live there.

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                      • #12
                        I smiled all the way through that!
                        You jump in the saddle,
                        Hold onto the bridle!
                        Jump in the line!
                        ...Belefonte

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by MistyBlue View Post
                          I smiled all the way through that!
                          So did I! Fantastic!

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                          • #14
                            As a pro photographer myself, I have to say that these pictures are great. She really has an eye for what images to capture! Your parents will be so pleased.

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                            • #15
                              Stunning photos. Your friend has an extraordinary talent to make an everyday task into art like that.

                              Originally posted by 2DogsFarm View Post
                              All I want to know is how my little gray & white barncat got all the way to VA & back here in time for supper!
                              Well it also appears that my little Sarah doggie somehow ended up down in VA, wearing a blanket too No matter how many times I fix the holes she digs under the fence she manages to get out.

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                              • #16
                                Lovely photos and a great gift idea!

                                And what a place you have there. Can I borrow your cleaning crew -- I didn't see a speck of dust or cobweb anywhere!!

                                Your horses, dogs and cats are "suffering bravely." What a life.

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                                • #17
                                  It has made me want to get my camera fixed!! Very inspiring!!!

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                                  • #18
                                    Gloriously beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing......and will you adopt me?

                                    Your friend is very talented!

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                                    • #19
                                      Thank you for sharing.

                                      There are quite a few photos on there that truly convey the feeling of the barn and the serenity that being around horses brings.

                                      It was a beautiful slideshow and your friend really does have a talent for photography.
                                      http://thepitchforkchronicles.com

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                                      • #20
                                        Vrey lovely!
                                        www.shawneeacres.net

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