DMR Equine Photograpy
Photography to Move You

Photography to Move You

In the years that I have been privileged to spend time with horses I have developed an affinity with those I have known and met. Anticipating how a horse is likely to react helps in the production of telling images. Through my photography I capture and produce images which reflect the emotions horses generate.

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.

- Sir Winston Churchill

A canter is the cure for every evil.

- Benjamin Disraeli

To practice equestrian art is to establish a conversation on a higher level with the horse; a dialogue of courtesy and finesse.

- Nuno Oliveira

You can't control a young horse unless you can control yourself.

- Lincoln Steffens, autobiography

You cannot train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper.

- Dagobert D. Runes

And the hoofs of the horses as they run shakes the crumbling field.

- Virgil

A good horse is never a bad colour.

- A traditional cowboy saying, and the title of the excellent book by Mark Rashid.

A horse is a thing of such beauty ... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.

- Xenophon, On Horsemanship

When I hear somebody talk about a horse or a cow being stupid, I figure it's a sure sign that animal has outfoxed them

- Tom Dorrance

Remember, a horse can tell you a lot of things, if you watch, and expect it to be sensible and intelligent.

- Mary OHara, My Friend Flicka

A lovely horse is always an experience.... it is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words.

- Beryl Markham

A bad-tempered man will never make a good-tempered horse

- Anna Sewell, Black Beauty

One man's wrong lead is another man's counter-canter.

- Steven D Price

The horse, the horse! The symbol of surging potency and power of movement, of action, in man.

- D.H.Lawrence

The day was as hot as the sun on a bay horse's back.

- Verlyn Klinkenborg "Gratitude: When contentedness comes home"


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