I had motored to the Los Angeles Equestrian Center today to purchase horse supplies, only to be greeted by a sign proclaiming “Welcome Arabians!” It was the Pacific Slopes Arabian Horse and Half-Arabian Horse show, so I took a gander and shot these with my “purse camera,” a Panasonic Lumix which handles low light and action reasonably well for a snapshot camera.
The above photo depicts 4th level Dressage in the indoor arena with a horse that reminded me of my own Indiana Jones (a National Show Horse, also registered as Half-Arabian, and currently on the get well soon list from hoof and pastern damage.)
Even thought this was a Class A show, riders are allowed to doff their heavy, formal riding jackets when it’s this hot (98 F at 4 p.m.) if judges allow same, which in Southern California they do.
class over fences,
Up and over
the Arabian way:
Arabians are always very energetic as well as beautiful.
Taken from this post:
AD HOC HORSE SHOW