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Appaloosa UK National Show

The Appaloosa Horse Club (UK) held its annual national breed show at Morton Morrell on the 10th & 11th August and once again we were delighted to be the official photographers for the event. It was great to see such a high turn out for the two days of competition – well over 100 classes split over two main rings. …

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Midland Irish Draught Horse Show 2012

Having been postponed earlier in the year due to awful weather, the Midland Irish Draught Horse Show 2012 was held in glorious weather in Fillongeley on the 9th September. As usual, Simon Coates Photography were their to capture all of the action. These have been uploaded into out equestrian photo gallery.

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Appaloosa National Show

I would like to thank the Appaloosa Horse Club UK for having invited us along to cover this year’s Appaloosa National Breed Show at Morton Morrell in Warwickshire. It was our first time covering this event and I have to say that the whole team thoroughly enjoyed the two-days of equestrian photography. There were some fine example of horses and …

Newbottle Funride

Sunday, 24th July saw the running of the annual Newbottle funride though the beautiful South Northamptonshire countryside. There was a good turn out of riders & horses brave enough to venture out in the most unseasonable of weathers. One minute it was sunny, the next tipping it down with rain. Adding in the dreadful wind to mix was enough to …

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Appaloosas at Hartpury

Today we made our first visit to both the Appaloosa Horse Club and Hartpury Equestrian College, Gloucestershire. There was a great turn out and some wonderfully horses on show. The judge, Robert Oliver, kept everything on track and moving at a fair pace. Congratulations to all of the worthy winners. I hope to see you all again at the National …

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Appaloosa Horse Horse Club UK

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been appointed by the Appaloosa Horse Club UK to be the official photographer at their National Breed Show at Morten Morrell in August. Not only will we be photographing all of the action during the two days of competition, we will also be setting up our studio so that we can take some …

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High Cross Riding Lessons – 10th December

On Saturday the 10th December we photographed our final equestrian event at High Cross ¬†for 2011: the riding lessons. It was a predictably cold day, but no one seemed to mind too much! It was great to see so many people getting into the sport and really enjoying themselves. The problem with being an equestrian photographer, particularly at this time …

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Show jumping photos from High Cross

High Cross Show Jumping. Today we were photographing the show jumping at High Cross Equestrian Centre for what seems the first time in a long, long time! It was great to see so many competitors taking part in each of the classes. It is quite a while since I’ve seen High Cross so busy. The weather was a little bit …

Dressage photography at High Cross Equestrian

Leicestershire¬†Dressage Photos from High Cross The photographs of the Trialblazers dressage qualifiers, held at High Cross Equestrian Centre on 23 October 2011 are now available online. The weather was surprisingly good, even if the wind was a little on the chilly side. It was a shame the turn out was so low, but despite this, the standard of the riding …