While I was working today at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, I took a break to walk around with my camera. I noticed this adorable horse standing in the schooling area waiting for his turn and couldn’t help taking a few photos.
Unlike many of the veteran show horses who go to sleep or look totally bored ringside, he was very interested in his surroundings and watched everything intently. He appeared to have a lot of character and was particularly friendly and affectionate toward his people.
I’ve owned a few horses who lacked personality, and after having a few who had personality to spare, I’ve realized how much more I enjoy being around those who make me smile, just like this one.