February 7, 2013
“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” ~Winston Churchill
Ni Riain Photography are delighted to announce the winner of the 2012 RDS Dublin Horse Show Equine Portrait Competition worth €500 is Ms. Kate Haley, Kilmacrennan, Co. Donegal. Kate wins a two hour on location equine portrait session with Sinéad Ni Riain, Ireland’s top professional Equine Portrait photographer and a framed 14″ wall portrait. A big thank you to all who entered. We look forward to our visit to Donegal later this year.An Equine portrait frames forever the friendship between horse and rider and creates a family heirloom for the future. Keep that time in a frame and commission an equine portrait shoot. Don’t let the time slip by
Call Sinead Today on 0504 23562 or 0860466866 or fill in our Gift Voucher enquiry form
Below are some of my recent equine shoots taken Nationwide please have a scroll down through the portraits and let us know your favourites………
“Each man should frame life so that at some hour fact and his dreaming meet” – ~Victor Hugo
People don’t teach people how to ride, horses teach people how to ride.
“A canter is a cure for every evil” – Benjamin Disraeli“Horses aren’t my whole life, but they make my life whole”
No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
Every horse has something to say, you just have to be willing to listen…..
~”Ponies teach us life’s lessons”~
When all else fails, hug your horse.
All I pay my psychiatrist is the cost of feed and hay, and he’ll listen to me any day. ~Author Unknown
I have seen things so beautiful they have brought tears to my eyes. Yet none of them can match the gracefulness and beauty of a horse running free.
Horses are different than people they never stop loving
Small children are convinced that ponies deserve to see the inside of the house. ~Maya Patel
The child who ran weeping to you with a cut finger is now brought home, smiling gamely, with a broken collar bone and incredible contusions-’it wasn’t Jezebel’s fault, Dad.’
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. ~W.C. Fields
In riding a horse, we borrow freedom. ~ Helen Thompson
One day, just you and I shall gallop in an open field, with nothing in our way, except the wind blowing in our manes and tails.
You don’t think a horse can count? Put three carrots in your pocket and give your horse only two.
and where it all started ….my Winning “Best Portrait” in Ireland in the Irish Professional Photographers Association National Awards 🙂