At liberty

Here is Apollo trotting down over the poles. After he runs and trots for a little while, I lead him over poles and weaving through trees with my hand on his offside cheek. We are getting better at it. I will not see him for two weeks —the longest we have been...

Muybridge

Another all-four-feet-off-the-ground shot An iphone can do what Eadweard Muybridge labored so long over: prove that all four feet of the horse are indeed off the ground at the same time. My beautiful dawn...

The Dawn Horse

Here is Apollo munching some pine. Makes his breath smell like bath salts. I wonder what he gets from it. Fox-sized Eohippus (the Dawn Horse) browsed primeval forest 55 million years ago. Maybe Apollo’s stewarding the grove, culling some of the smaller saplings...

Apollo chasing Grace

Apollo was amazing today, weaving through the trees, making fast, sharp turns. He jumped over the last stack of ground poles, by choice, and trotted over the poles down the little hill, by choice! He let me know quite clearly he prefers exercising at liberty. So now...