Saturday, December 4, 2010

Sunday Stills: Potluck

Between appointments, errands, and wet weather I forgot about taking photos. And of course when the weather cleared for a gloriously sunny day, I didn't have a camera with me.

However, I did bring my little Kodak EasyShare C360 to the barn to document my saddle for insurance purposes.

Fortunately, this week's challenge was potluck -- Ed left us to our own devices. Just when I was thinking I wouldn't have anything to post, I remembered my saddle photos.

I selected this picture because I like the horse hair and indications of use captured in this shot. (Yeah, yeah...I know. I need to clean and condition my saddle more often.)

Jochen Schleese is not the maker of my dressage saddle; however, he did re-flock it to fit Phantom after I purchased it from my trainer. I had a Schleese jump saddle but sold it when it became apparent that I wouldn't have the finances for lessons and I acknowledged that I no longer had the resilient body required for jumping (horses do on occasion take a dislike to a fence and add flying lessons to the rider's schedule).

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chloephotography said...

nice one

dibear said...

Great shot. :)

colleen said...


Rising Rainbow said...

Great shot! I must admit those flying lessons are why I don't try jumping. As a kid I longed to jump. Once I actually got to have a horse I was already aware how fragile my body could be so jumping was out of the picture for me.

Shirley said...

Good thing you explained this one! Nice macro, too.

Brenda said...

good idea to take pics of our tack!

gowestferalwoman said...

hmm, that comment about the cleaning and conditioning must have been directed at me lol one of the first things I did when i moved our tack was get it hung up in the laundry room so it wont get dirty lol

Very interesting photo - made me think!