Equine Portrait Specialist

Equine Portrait Specialist

Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Welsh A cob, unicorn pony, equine portrait specialists

Equine Portrait Specialist

Elegant Equine portraiture is one of my favourite poses in photography.  I bring the beauty I see in every Horse through my lens to capture a timeless photograph so that your Horses can be honoured and remembered, always.

Recently, I travelled to Far North Queensland offering my unique travel sessions.  One of the morning sessions I had the chance to photograph the beautiful horses of Cristogracia Spanish Horse stud & training facility in Tarzali.

It was an absolute pleasure to meet the team of horses and Chris & Grant.

One of the most elegant mares I have seen was Cristogracia Son Risa, pictured below.

Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists

The beauty of your Horse immortialised forever in Equine Art.

Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Welsh A cob, unicorn pony
Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Welsh A cob, unicorn pony
Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Welsh A cob, unicorn pony, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Son Risa, Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Australian Andalusian, equine portrait specialists
Cristogracia Spanish Horse Australia, Rachel Flynn Equine Photography, Welsh A cob, unicorn pony, equine portrait specialists

With a special project in mind we got to work posing the Horses so they could be photographed. Cristogracia Fudge – pictured directly above, is a Welsh A pony.  

Little Fudge soon stole the show with his cute looks and character.  He has a very special role assisting the children as they learn to ride.  He loves his outings for Dressage and shows and Chris tells me he is loved by all.

The third beautiful & elegant horse I photographed was Cristogracia Seriosa showing us her tricks.  

 

My creative vision wanted to place a white horse on the front of this years calendar and fell in love with this image of Cristogracia Son Risa.  My main goal was to showcase the beauty of a Horse in a unique way.

The calendars make wonderful Christmas and birthday presents. 

2023 Equine Calendar by Rachel Flynn
2023 Horses Equine Calendar, Australian Horse Photography, Horse Calendar Australia, Horse Calendar

LIMITED EDITION 2023 Horses Calendar
pre order HERE


Unique photoshoot experience with Rachel Flynn

Would you love your Horse captured in an elegant portraiture session?

You can message me your interest on FACEBOOK or text 0432 616 934.

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The Equine Lifestyle

The Equine Lifestyle

The Equine Lifestyle

As a travelling Equine photographer, I meet the most interesting people who also share a passion and love for Horses.

Every person’s journey with their equine is individual to the two of us – whether our horses are paddock companions, used for work, high level competition or maybe just a fun weekend hobby; the bond you create with your Horse is very special.

Through my lens, I am very fortunate to document your story capturing your unique partnership for you to treasure forever.

Australian Beach Photoshoot

         

Photography is the beauty of life captured

I was recently privileged to photograph Shianne O’Donoghue, multi Cowgirl Champion of Australia, on her family farm in Bunyip, Victoria.  Having the opportunity to photograph Shianne and her Horses doing what they love, was an absolute pleasure, and the photographs really tell the story of the diversity of Shianne’s horses, and her talent.

Shianne has successfully competed since age 3 and comes from a family of competitive riders.  Shianne’s wins to date are 2015 & 2016 APRA Pro Tour Barrel Racing & all-around champion; 2015 APRA all-around Rookie champion of Australia; 2015 APRA Rookie Barrel Racing champion of Australia; 2016 APRA all-around champion cowgirl of Australia; 2016 APRA Barrel Racing champion of Australia with multiple State Barrel racing and all-around champion titles.

Shianne O'Donoghue

“I have so many circumstances I wished there was a camera for, mainly the hard times – the training in grass paddocks, the 2am walking horses who are sick or all the late-night drives to and from rodeos where it’s just you, your horse and the road.  Those are the things I wish I had more recollection of, the times where you feel like you have nothing but your horses and you just go and ride to clear your mind or compete to feel something.

When I won the 2016 titles I was in a very dim place.  I didn’t feel like I had much at all apart from my horse, Cool.  I was lost and barrel racing was the only thing I felt I had.  Winning those titles did so much more for me than just another title.  It gave me hope and let me trust in the process just enough to keep pursuing a career in the equine industry.”  Shianne said.

All the late nights and early mornings will pay off.

Barrel Racing

 

Why I am so passionate about learning & capturing Your Story

As a horse rider myself, I have learned over the years that the journey we have with our own horse is exceptionally unique to the two of us.  Having owned more than one horse, I was quick to learn that every Horse has a different personality, and the opportunity for a new journey unlike any other develops. 

Over time, we build a relationship that becomes our bond and our story is built on the journey and love we share.  Photographing my horses has always been a passion because I know that one day when all I have left are photographs, I will treasure them dearly.  Now I get to give that gift to my clients so they too can treasure their beautiful memories too.

 

Shianne O'Donoghue testimonial

Barrel Racing Australia


Unique photoshoot experience with Rachel Flynn

I have very limited sessions left for Spring & Summer 2022.

If you would love your Story to be photographed to treasure forever, or you’d like to capture the beauty
of your Horse in Fine Art Portraiture, email me HERE for more information or text 0432 616 934.

Stay in touch with Rachel Flynn Equine Photography:   FACEBOOK   |   INSTAGRAM   |    WEBSITE & BLOG

Liberty on the Beach

Liberty on the Beach

Liberty on the Beach

At 11 years of age Lucy Adams rode her new horse Elzar on the beach for the very first time.  Unsure of the noise of the waves as they crashed the shoreline, he stood brave, both willing to try something new.

She dreamed of galloping him along the beach bareback, without a bridle or saddle at liberty.  Little did I know, she would work incredibly hard to bring that dream alive at our next photoshoot.

Australian Beach Photoshoot

Lucy & Elzar’s first photoshoot in 2018.


‘She dreamed she could… and she did..’

Their story began when Lucy’s Aunty Jayne Hills gave her the Horse of her dreams.  At 11 years of age, Lucy had lost her beautiful pony Biscuit and was left devastated with the loss of two horses.

Jayne had secretly matched the potential of young Elzar and Lucy’s ability and saw an opportunity to fill the void in Lucy’s heart.

Lucy had met Elzar (right) when she was 9 years of age and fell in love at first sight.

 

It was evident in our recent photoshoot that Lucy had been working very hard at home on their partnership.  Lucy’s Mum, Tam, recalls her determination and passion from such a young age, and she told me she was unlike any other children she knew.  She worked incredibly hard and tirelessly to achieve her dream.

I wasn’t fully aware of how advanced their liberty work was until I watched them warming up for our photoshoot.  I became incredibly excited to be photographing them as I witnessed horsemanship and a bond far beyond her years. I reflected on their journey as we stood on the very same beach again.  With a passion for story telling through my lens I knew exactly how to share their journey thus far.

The smile says it all – they did it!

 

I am passionate about learning & capturing Your Story

The journey we have with our own horse is exceptionally unique to the two of us.  If you are lucky enough to own more than one Horse, you are quick to learn that every Horse has a different personality, and the opportunity for a new journey unlike any other develops.  Over time, you build a relationship that becomes your bond and this is your Story.

 

 

The Beach Photoshoot

A Beach session with your horse is one of my favourite sessions to photograph.  No matter the location though, a photoshoot experience with me is about you and your story of love and connection with your Horse.  To capture your precious moments for you to treasure forever in photographs you can be proud of.

Photoshoot experience with Rachel Flynn

If you would love your Story to be photographed or you’d like to capture the beauty of your Horse in an
Equine Art Portrait, NOW is the time to enquire and have a chat.

I have very limited sessions left for Spring & Summer 2022 – to avoid disappointment you can email
me HERE to tell me about your vision.

Lucy & Elzar are proudly sponsored by Rachel Flynn

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