Tag: horse photography

Springtime!

Spring is coming to Warsaw, finally! I grew up in the south west of Germany where winters are very short and mild, so the winter in Warsaw, even if it’s a relatively warm one like this year, feels like an eternity of frost to… Continue Reading “Springtime!”

Warm Days in January (Stable Zen 4)

You know you live in Poland when you’re calling five degrees Celsius warm… With the weather turning colder again, I want to share some pictures I took last week on a sunny, warm January day. We’re having a mild winter this year, more rain… Continue Reading “Warm Days in January (Stable Zen 4)”

Liberty: Only the Truth Remains

“Because, as a rule, the horse must take pleasure in his work. Otherwise, he and his rider will not be able to accomplish anything graceful.” Antoine de Pluvinel   Weto is a great horse for liberty training. He pays attention, reacts to my body… Continue Reading “Liberty: Only the Truth Remains”

Stretching Forward-Down: A Little Exercise with Big Effects

Stretching forward-down is probably one of the easiest and yet most useful exercises in horse training. The little exercise produces great results and can provide a good starting point for a human-equine relationship based on mutual trust, politeness, and cooperation. Most of us have… Continue Reading “Stretching Forward-Down: A Little Exercise with Big Effects”

Wintertime!

Brrrrr it was cold today at the stable! -10 degrees. I had this great idea of taking my horse for a walk in the snow, but when I went to get him from the paddock, he looked at me like “Well, have fun!” So… Continue Reading “Wintertime!”

Why Horses are the Better Friends

Horse friendships are about sharing the present moment and giving each other comfort, regardless of size, colour, and breed. If we were able to learn from them and let go of our prejudices and preconceptions, we would find true friendships where we would not… Continue Reading “Why Horses are the Better Friends”

Girl’s Sunday at the Stable, Part 2

It’s a girl’s Sunday at the stable again! I love that me and Karolina seem to have a habit of driving out to the stable at the weekends. I wanted to post these photos already for three weeks, but you know how it is. With the… Continue Reading “Girl’s Sunday at the Stable, Part 2”

Living in the Shadows: the Imprisoned Horses of the Warsaw Racetrack

Horse racing is a glamorous business. Classy, fiery horses, elegant outfits, the thrill of betting, and the chance of winning a lot of money. Spectators readily believe in this cliche, especially the rising Warsaw middle class with their black SUVs and designer clothes. To… Continue Reading “Living in the Shadows: the Imprisoned Horses of the Warsaw Racetrack”

Have a Lovely Horsey Easter Everyone!

Sometimes, there is this perfect day at the stable. Just like today. The horse was in good mood, me, too. The weather was just perfectly springish, with dandelions blooming everywhere, and, best of all, my husband came with me 🙂 happens far to little… Continue Reading “Have a Lovely Horsey Easter Everyone!”

Girls-Sunday at the Stable

What are the girls up to when one husband is sick and the other husband is out of town and it’s a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning? They go to the stable, of course!

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