Flash Harry

Happier news from Dyfed Shires this month – they have a new horse who’s just joined the farm. His name is Caerberllan Flash Harry and he was born in April this year. We met him today and can confirm he’s very cute 🙂 To see more photos and keep track of him over our many future…… Continue reading Flash Harry

Best of 2018

Happy New Year, dear readers. I thought I’d have a look back at my most popular posts from 2018. I’ve used the WordPress stats page to see which posts had the most views, and here’s the top 10: Number 10 – Chasing Herons Number 9 – On being a biology nerd Number 8 – Top…… Continue reading Best of 2018

Big Jumps

When I’m not taking photos of small things like flowers and insects, I take photos of rather larger things… namely horses! My daughter loves to ride and I often find myself sitting in field in the rain taking photos at competitions. In this event I sat near this huge log jump and was happy to…… Continue reading Big Jumps

Beloved Pony

I saw that the Weekly Photo Challenge this week is ‘beloved’ and I had to choose my daughter’s favourite pony at our local riding school. We can’t afford a pony of our own, but she loves this pony (Squirrel) and rides him regularly. ❤ Here they are after today’s riding lesson: And here they are…… Continue reading Beloved Pony

Best Christmas Outfit

17/12/16 – Edited to add: The vote is now closed! Thank you for voting. The winner is number 10! Congratulations 🙂 —- At the weekend I was at the Christmas Show Jumping competition at Rheidol Riding Centre. While rosettes were awarded for the various rounds, there wasn’t an award for the best dressed rider on…… Continue reading Best Christmas Outfit

Partners

I was looking through recent photos thinking about what would be suitable for this week’s photo challenge and it was going to be all about insects but then I realised I had some perfect examples of partnership in photos of my daughter, Abi, riding. The partnership between the rider and the horse is essential to…… Continue reading Partners

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Scale I usually post photos on a very small scale like tiny moss forests or miniature droplets… but … my daughter loves to jump to me large jumps worryingly large to her they’re small not high enough let’s go higher! sense of scale depending on perspective a difference between the flier and the mother on the…… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale