Tag: Alan Davies
Let’s hear it for the Grooms!
The grooms! They work to keep the horses looking perfect. When I watched the slow motion relays, of the live streaming Olympic Dressage ,I was amazed at the beautifully clipped legs of the horses and their shining hooves. And those beautiful tails! But the immaculate turn out is not all they do. They know their…
Travel Photo Challenge Day Five!
I have taken up Rupali’s challenge to post a favorite travel photo, no explanation, one photo a day for ten days. I am not nominating other bloggers but why not join me. I know lots of bloggers have some wonderful travel photos that we would enjoy seeing. Mine will all be horse related.
Monday Minstrel: Windows with a View.
A window with a view. This is the lens-artists photo challenge #79. Here are my responses. “Outside the window is a world that beckons and inside the window is a world for which the outside yearns.”― Anthony T. Hincks When one door closes, another window opens. Julie Andrews Below is a photo of groom Alan Davies…
Lens Artist Challenge #53 Your Choice.
Belinda’s horse Tattoo,in a drenching downpour.
The Unsung Heroes.
I salute the grooms.
A Day in the Life of a Championship Horse Groom!
What is it like to be the groom taking care of some of the most famous horses in the world at a big Championship like the Olympics or World Equestrian Games? I had the chance, last May, to find out from Alan Davies, travelling groom for British riders Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin. I asked…
52 Horses Stranded in a Cargo Plane at the Singapore Airport.
How were the 26 crates going to be moved to the new plane?
Book Review: Charlotte Dujardin The Girl on the Dancing Horse.
Charlotte does not pull any punches and is very honest about her life….
Alan Davies and his friend Valegro!
Every time I say to them “we’re off on another adventure.”
Book Review: Valegro-Champion Horse by Carl Hester
“He had the head of a duchess and the bottom of a cook.”
Horses through the lens.
“The hair stands up on my arms every time I see Charlotte and Valegro.”