The Senior Horse Project
A celebration of the Horse through photography
The lessons and journey we have with a Horse can have a lifelong impact on our lives. Join me on a very special project that preserves the legacy of the Senior Horse forever through my lens as an Equine Photographer.
Having spent nearly my entire life around horses, I have been given the opportunity to witness first hand the different stages of their lives, and I have come to greatly appreciate and moreover love the Senior Horse.
The beauty of the senior horse is often overlooked in a world that tends to focus on youth and vitality. But in the eyes of an experienced person, horses age like fine wine and often with age comes a calmness and serenity that is hard to find in more youthful horses. Senior horses seem to demonstrate a demeanor of calm, exuding an acceptance of their surroundings and those who surround them.
But the real beauty of the senior horse is the shared journey you have taken. The road you have quite literally traveled together.
These stoic and learned animals may no longer buck as wildly as their more youthful counterparts, but they more than make up for it with their wisdom, grace and solidarity.
THE SENIOR HORSE PROJECT The Senior Horse Project was first showcased as a Pop-Up Photography Gallery display at Equitana 2022 in Melbourne, where many senior horses I have had the privilege of photographing to-date were showcased. The display garnered great interest...
THE SENIOR HORSE PROJECT I was first introduced to horses at a very young age. In truth, I don’t really remember my life before them; without them. They have always been there, an integral part of our farming life for mustering or weekend competition; but perhaps even...
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