Riding through dappled woodland carpeted with flowering bluebells on a sunlit
a winding path carved by footprints through fragrance and indigo colour showing
a golden brown pheasant causes a startled shy when beside you it decides to take
the peace of a morning ride in the tranquil stillness of dawn bathed in rays of metallic
The pure exhilaration of a windswept gallop along the wet sand of a deserted
shadowed indentations of sandy hoof prints following, only the waves of high tide
loping across the undulating golden stubble of a harvested wheat field, a solitary
the timeless sight of a long legged newborn foal upon first standing being lovingly
tended by brood mare.
The elegance and collected power in elevated trot displayed by the classical
movement of Passage,
the attention to detail in polished black top hat and coat tails that is the essence
the simple pleasure of watching a loose horse roll and play with flowing mane and
speed and power combine with joy and beauty, breathing white plumes in the frosty
Rugged, booted and gleaming, the mane plaited with white thread, ready to travel to
a local show,
after an early start and long day competing in different classes, coming home with a
ribbon rosette glow,
the natural beauty of the horse, whether a Thelwell, Shire, Arab or donkey,
it’s inherent spirit and grace,
the love of all horses is within even as a young child , always in the heart
it has a special place.
In loving memory of Jane Farthing 1929 – 2017
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