Tricia Booker Photography

A-Z Archive: U

Upperville Bound

I had a great photo shoot last week with a 2-year-old named Elizabeth who is preparing for her show ring début in the lead-line class at the upcoming Upperville Colt & Horse Show (which conveniently fit into the A-Z Archive Challenge: U category). There’s just something so special about watching a young child discover her love of ponies. She enjoyed riding Cowboy, and her grin was infectious. She kept patting him on the neck and asking her instructor Amanda if she could jump the pole on the ground again and again.

There are some days when, I’ll admit, I’m not as motivated to ride as I used to be. Sometimes it seems more like a chore. But then I remember this was how I started out, and it’s not hard to recapture that same feeling once I climb aboard. I just have to channel my inner child and forget about all of the deadlines and pressing commitments and simply take a moment to simply enjoy being with my horse. 

4 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Drawing Covert

Inside the unique collections of the National Sporting Library & Museum in historic Middleburg, Virginia

a coffee break with mike

unwind from the grind

Exploratorius

Old School Photo Hack & Storm Walker

School of Creative Photography

DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania

This, that and the other thing

Looking at life through writing and photography

Freezeframefoto

Fine art photography

Foreign Sanctuary

Leading and Living a Life Less Ordinary

Impressions Travelogue

A (Mostly) Solo Female Exploring the World

Valérie Jardin's Blog

All photography related weblog

Shane Walsh Photography : Landscape & Architectural Photographs

Irish Landscape & Architectural Photographer

%d bloggers like this: