Ringmaster Cliff Haines is reflected in a gleaming trophy that he later presented to a Junior Hunter champion. Processed in Color Efex Pro 4 using the Detail Extractor and Bleach Bypass filters.
The United States Hunter Jumper Association Annual Meeting is sprinkled with awards ceremonies. I’ve always enjoyed photographing these events as I know how difficult it is to earn one of these coveted awards from the sport’s affiliate organization. I enjoy watching the smiles and tears of joy as recipients step up to the stage for their ribbon or silver trophy. Working with horses is different from many other endeavors because your partner is another being with thoughts, feelings and desires. […]