Olivia’s Senior Photos with her Horse Denali

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You may not know this about me, but I used to be quite the trumpet player. For most of my Jr and Sr High years, I was first or second chair. I even had a custom license plate for awhile that read “TRMPT1.” My senior year of high school found me in a bigger school with a strong brass program, and I … Read More

Cattle Drive!

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When I was a little girl, I was pretty much obsessed with all things horses. When we would go on family vacations and hike in the mountains, I would often pretend to be a horse trotting down the trail. I was pretty sure I would grow up, marry a farmer or a cowboy, and live on a ranch in the country. … Read More

Keara’s Senior Photos with her Horse Harley

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One of my favorite things about my equestrian portrait sessions is that I get to visit a lot of different barns in the area and explore the beautiful scenery surrounding them. Keara boards her horse Harley at Rolling Hills Stable in Hugo, MN. Hugo is just far enough north of the Twin Cities to have … Read More

Kate and Her Horse Retired Quarter Horse Otis

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Otis is a retired AQHA show horse and Kate’s equine love. Kate was graduating college and wanted photos with her beloved horse before his health failed and she was off to life’s great adventures. We had such a fun time doing this session. Her family’s farm was full of beautiful settings and … Read More

Alyse and Her Arabian Horse Marrinn

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This blog post is really a story of friendship. Alyse and I have been friends for 11 years. Alyse and Marrinn’s friendship goes back even further — 13 years to be exact! When I got my first camera, Alyse and I were boarding our horses at the same farm, so she and her handsome gelding got to be … Read More

Claire and her Horse Tucker

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I’m so happy to have my new site all up and running because it means I can get back to blogging! Today, I’m sharing photos from my session with Claire and Tucker. I have a “thing” for buckskin horses, so when I arrived for the session and saw this beautiful buckskin gelding, I was so excited to … Read More

Big Changes!

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Welcome to my brand new web site! Launching this new site is about more than just a new interface, it's about solidifying some big changes in my business, and I'm bursting with excitement! You'll notice something really significant is missing - weddings! I have recently made the decision to stop … Read More

Josie’s Senior Photos with her Horse, Pony

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Some of my favorite clients are the ones with whom I have a lot in common. Josie is a photographer, with a quiet spirit, who loves horses. Sound familiar? I enjoyed being able to spend an evening sharing our love for art and horses while making some photos together. … Read More

Reflecting, Dreaming, Changes and Some Other Stuff

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It seems to be that time of year for me, when I reflect on the past year and dream about the year that lies ahead. 2014 was full of challenges - starting a new business and learning a new craft (filmmaking) while maintaining the current one, and continued difficulties from my head injury in 2013, … Read More

Megan and her horse Justin, aka Lucifer

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When Meg first contacted me about doing a session for her with her Off the Track Thoroughbred horse, she included this little story… " I have had this horse since I was 13 or 14, he was off the race track, mean, and highly spirited. My trainer told me I was going to be riding a horse named Lucifer … Read More