Sunday Stills: All Puffed Up!

The weather here has been very cold . All the little birds come to our feeder to tuck in .When they go for a rest in the nearby trees they puff up to keep warm. I am sharing some photos for Terri’s Sunday Stills

What is Striped? What Checked?

This week Ann Christine has given us the challenge of Striped and Checked. I had to think about this challenge. Did I have anything? Striped? Checked? I searched my archives. Chihuly glass. Striped at Kew Gardens. A covered arena in Florida. Striped and checked . Striped support in modern London architecture. A checkered window and…

Winter Stills!

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!” — Thomas Wentworth Higginson The swans of the summer are long gone and the small lake is frozen. The pasture that had cows is deserted, the grass covered in snow. Clouds skim over the frozen landscape. The horses all…

Emotions! Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #131

For this Lens-Artists challenge, to show photos of “emotions”, I am choosing several photos from the World Equestrian Games in 2018. I had media accreditation for the WEG 2018 This enabled me to get a good spot ringside to take photos. These riders have just finished their tests. The release of the tension and the…

Monday Minstrel: The Trace Clip

Several people have asked me about the winter clip that Biasini has this year. Previously we have been going to Florida and warm temperatures in the winter so he would have a full clip; all the thick winter fur off! But this year we are staying home in Ontario. So I do not need to…

Happy Birthday Biasini!

On January 17, 2005, in the North of Germany, four little hooves hit the ground. This little fellow grew up to be branded into the Hanoverian Verband. His breeder Inga Bulle knew she had a nice colt and she gave him the name Biasini. His father was Belissimo M and his mother Diva ( she…

My last lesson until….?

Well, we are now in the second State of Emergency since the Covid Pandemic began almost a year ago. What does this mean for me? It means I can still go to the barn and ride Biasini as we are permitted to “care for and ride our animals”. But lessons are not permitted. I believe…

The 2020 Horseaddict Numbers!

In my 2020 life the Numbers were all about Covid. The numbers of daily new cases. The numbers of people in the ICU. The numbers of people in hospital. Numbers! That is what I came to in 2020. The Covid Numbers! But today I found some other numbers. The 2020 Numbers for my Blog HorseAddict….

Biasini Speaks about Sartorial Elegance!

Hello Dear Humans! I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, “horses don’t know words like ‘sartorial‘”. Ah, but now I do . I asked Ma Leueen to give me a Big Impressive Word to describe my new boots. She said they were an excellent example of Sartorial Elegance. “Perfect!” I said. I have…

Some Frosty Sunday Stills

Friday morning we woke to -12 Celsius and our weather station told us it would feel like -17 C. But look what the cold had produced over night. A coating of frost on every branch of every tree. So much beauty! I ran around our house taking photos from all the windows. And Terri’s Sunday…