Their Stories

a grey horse touches the man's hand gently with his muzzle

Change is in the air in the equestrian world. It’s not a storm, yet, but there’s definitely enough breeze to fly a kite.  Traditionalism, creaking and complaining, is starting to rustle in the wind as science begins to nudge it persistently. It’s an exciting time, we are uncovering and sheddingRead More →

Snow White

My obsession with horses apparently began at a very early age. There was absolutely no family background for this obsession to occur. My mother and father had never even been close to a horse, other than those which featured in their lives as working animals. They were city folk. IRead More →

My friend floss by Jill Griffiths

“High up on the long hill they called the Saddle Back, behind the ranch and the country road, the boy sat his horse, facing east, his eyes dazzled by the rising sun.” So begins My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara, the story of a boy and his desire to haveRead More →

©Louise Sedgman Photography

Having access to horses is helping this young Victorian ride out the lockdown and ongoing challenges of 2020. On the front cover of the September-October 2020 edition of Horses and People Magazine we have a portrait by Louise Sedgman of Ashelee Capizzi and her first pony Mary. A veteran inRead More →

Louise Sedgman photography Horses and People July-August cover

Horses and People cover story The July-August edition of Horses and People magazine’s front cover features up-and-coming youth Sara Leitch riding her mother’s Paint horse Duke (a.k.a. BPS I’m Obsessed), by the Quarter Horse An Obsession, and out of Ransoms First Priority.  The beautiful and serene scene captured by LouiseRead More →