The Brilliance of Carl Hester

When I saw the ragtag daily prompt, ‘Brilliance‘ I immediately thought of Carl Hester and the day I saw him competing at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon NC last September.   Why did this make me think of Carl Hester? Because he is the acknowledged master of dressage, not only in his native Britain and…

Monday Minstrel: Looking through….

Today I am responding to the Lens-Artists weekly photo challenge. This weeks challenge (Window) comes from Leya. This photo above is a detail from a window in Wilton House in England. Here is another from Wilton House. And this is a favorite of mine. The view from the Tate Modern Gallery on London’s South Bank…

Will Tryon 2018 be the last WEG?

FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018. Eight equestrian disciplines. Competitors from 70 countries. 1000 horses.  For some there were golden moments. For others it was a debacle and disaster. What went wrong? Grooms accommodation. The first problem occurred when it became apparent there was not nearly enough accommodation for the grooms who need to be…