New Years Day I spent out in the fresh air, not at a table loaded with food. That came later, two hours later. Friends gathered for a sleigh ride. Five teams loaded with people with plastic vehicles being pulled behind. I thought they were for the little people in the group but throughout the ride I saw a number of big people enjoying the fun. Once we were back in the yard, everyone gathered in the house for stories, laughter and a super potluck supper. If you went home hungry, that was your own fault. New Years Day 2020 saw a lot of people going home fun, happy and probably a bit tired. Please enjoy the photos from the day. The last three photos were taken from inside the caboose. Sorry there is no potluck supper at the conclusion!
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After a couple years of not attending, I went to the Canadian Western Agribition to photography the horse pulls. These gentle giants put on a good show. The weight divisions were light weight, middle weight and heavy weight. I am posting a sampling of the shots I took. If you are interest in seeing more visit the gallery on the club’s website. Qu’Appelle Valley Horse Pull Club
The historical round Bell Barn in Indian Head SK has many functions during the year. I attended the Horse Fair this year. The day was perfect and there was lots to see and learn. Here is some of what I saw. As it is a yearly event, I plan to attend next year. Maybe I will see you there!
Yesterday I attended my first high school rodeo. Such eager and dedicated young people. And gorgeous horses. I could have brought a trailer load home. It was horribly cold out, Mother Nature was blowing out of the Northwest straight into the bleachers. The photos you are about to see are the juniors. I was too frozen to stay for the seniors. By the time the juniors were finished I couldn’t tell the difference between camera shake and body shake. Hope you enjoy the action.
I was working on another project and found these photos in Google Photos and thought I’d see if I could share them here. When the photo appears you view the rest by clicking on the arrows on the right and left. These shots are from 2015. Enjoy.
Although the month is almost over — Happy New Year. Up to now it has been quite a challenging month. Cold, snow and wind. As I write this we are experiencing wind gusting up to 80km. Not a day for a kite! However, if you can find a spot out of the wind, it isn’t to bad a day. Our horses have done that and I was able to take a few shots of them enjoying the day. Later we fed them in the same spot. You can see the snow blowing in some of the photos and the seem to be ever-present these day – the Sun Dogs!!!!!
I’m hoping to be posting more photos this year. In 2013 I was at a kite festival; went to the Big Muddy in Southwest Saskatchewan; took a road trip thru the US to Seattle and up the west coast then home. Plus interesting things that caught my attention around home. So, check back often.
I’ve added a new page. It contains photos that had been altered in a software program. Please have a look at the Creative page, you will meet some of my friends. Cash and Tango aka The Boys, accompany me on a lot of my adventures. Your comments are always welcome!
We’ve had cold weather, we’ve had snow, we’ve had wind. Now this morning we have fog. As thick as soup. With fog comes frost and sometime some great photos. I was out this morning with the camera. Check out the Gallery – A frost morning and see a bit of what I saw.
It’s been a fridgid last few days. Hard on human and animals. Our animals has there feed increase and didn’t seem to mind the cold. They can always get out of the wind. Here is a shot of my little Arabian. I think he was wishing he was in the land of sand and sun, as God meant him to be. Not standing in a cold pasture in the middle of Saskatchewan. Better days ahead Ninja!
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