Their Stories

Top five tips for a magic beach photoshoot

As an Australian Equine Photographer my mission is to capture timeless moments showing the love and connection between my clients and their equine, using our incredible countryside and spectacular rural estates. Creating beautiful photographs that tell a story is my passion. And in Australia, we have many unique environments onRead More →

Starting gate line up at Flemington Racetrack, the venue of the Melbourne Cup

I loved the Melbourne Cup until I hated it, and then, later, became ambivalent. My ambivalence was hard-earned. As a child I found there was much to love about the cup. I was a horse-mad girl and for one day the rest of the nation got my passion. The wholeRead More →

©42beats photography

On our September-October 2019 issue cover is a portrait by Olya Tutova of 42beats, of Michelle Lando and her home-bred Arabian Riding Pony foal, Kasskade WA (a.k.a. Max). Now rising two and destined to be Michelle’s daughter Elouise’s next saddle horse, Max is out of her own purebred Arabian mareRead More →

Indian sunset viewed between the ears of a Marwhari horse. Kate Fenner, giving back to horses

Giving back to horses. Horses have been my life for half a century. They have given me so much over those years, it is impossible to calculate, and I could never imagine a life without horses. In my professional work as a trainer, I am always looking for better waysRead More →

Just a love story. Dani and Clyde

Just a love story. On our May-June 2019 edition front cover, we feature a fun photo captured by contributing photographer, Priyantha Malavi Arachchi, of teenager Danielle Armistead and her best mate Clyde, a 7-year-old Clydesdale Thoroughbred cross gelding she has owned for two years. “Him eating my hat wasn’t planned!”Read More →

Horse and riders with a zebra herd. On horse safari.

On Horse Safari It’s 5.30am and I am glad to hear the cheery “good morning”, as my cup of tea arrives with the wake-up call. As an English person abroad on horse safari, tea is, of course, very important and, at this dark hour, it is even more welcome. ThisRead More →