Saturday January 17 2015
Piggybacking on National Geographic’s current “The Faceless Portrait” assignment, I’m doing my own (there are over 5000 submissions to NG, and they take rights to your photos) - Equus style.
Good equine photos should entertain, strike a chord, tweak emotions, tell a story. Here are a series of The Equestrian Vagabond’s Faceless Portraits:
Top Photo: A local cowboy riding out on his mustang in Owyhee County, The West, to help round up cattle
This cowgirl is gently interacting with a wary gelding named Delta one evening on Meg Wade’s ranch in Australia.
Auntie Connie gives 9-year-old niece Sarah riding lessons on 21-year-old Trusty Krusty, building Sarah’s foundation of endurance riding.
An endurance rider at scenic City of Rocks National Reserve, Idaho, in the AERC National Championships, gives his horse a water break
Connie and young Firdinand take a quiet moment while training at Longacres racetrack
A young Belgium girl’s love for horses is written into this moment