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2008-08-05 16:40:49
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Throughout my life I've delt with horses of all different shapes, sizes, and breeds. These are some of the few pictures I've taken of these amazing creatures. There are also more pictures on:
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Paint/Arabian Mix
Red Appaloosa
3 weanlings in front of the fence, 2 yearlings behind the fence (that are sorta hidden by the fence)
Collectin' Cash
Black Quarter Horse
Tallest dressage horse at the Washington International Horse Show this past year in Washington DC: 19 hands!
Quarter Horse mix
Little Shakey (Brown Quarter Horse) and Collectin' Cash
Jumping Paint at the Washington horse show
horse from the back end
Little Shakey
Head Shot
Body shot
Finished jump
Me and my finals horse at college: Docs First General
Flehmen Response (curling of the upper lip)
Curling tongue
Jumping at the Washington horse show
Emma (Quarter Horse mix)
Cantering shot from behind
Jumping at horse show
Water fun!
Stride in the canter
Dample gray gelding at the horse show
A chestnut's eye
Collectin' Cash trotting
Making friends
Top of the jump
Docs First General
Framed in a fight
Weanling's head
Sliding stop
Jumping at the show
Scout (Appaloosa)
On top of the horse (Scotch's Fancy Impulse), looking down
Taking off
A Paint
Gate Guarder

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2007-01-26 [Hedda]: <img100*0:stuff/z/4641/Horses%2520by%2520Lady%2520Di/i1169523944_35.jpg> is just great!

2007-01-26 [Hedda]: Oh, and I had no idea the horse had the legs curled up like that during the jump. I though they were pointing backwards all the time.

2007-01-27 [Lady Di]: Really? lol that's why I took a million different shots just of jumping. On the bigger jumps, horses curl their legs under so they don't drag behind. On smaller jumps, they don't need to do that because there isn't enough time in the air to curl their legs underneith

2007-01-27 [Hedda]: No, it hasn't got to do with only that. The thing is that I hadn't seen all the phases of the jump.

You can't say that <img100*0:> is a low jump. But it's earlier in the jump and the image that got stuck in my memory.

2007-01-27 [moira hawthorne]: if they hung their legs back during the whole jump than after they landed on the fore legs.. they hind legs wouldnt be in position to land...

2007-01-27 [Hedda]: Not necessarily. Horses can land on their front legs while the hind legs are pointing backwards and it's enough to then start to bring them forward.

2007-01-28 [Lady Di]: When the horses go over the larger jumps, they tuck in their legs so they don't hit the bar. If their back feet dragged, their hind legs would get caught on the bar at the end of the jump

2007-01-28 [That One Fat Bastard]: whoevers jumping really sucks

2007-01-28 [Lady Di]: In which picture?

2007-02-18 Fion: the dapple grey at horse show is called Russel and is ridden bz top british rider nick skelton

2007-02-18 [Lady Di]: *nods* i know who it is. i didn't think that information was important since i didn't do the names of the horses and riders for the other horses in the show

2008-08-05 [Hedda]: I gave some of the photos better filenames.

2008-08-21 [Lady Di]: that's fine :) i don't mind

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