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Appleby Fair

By AEasthope67  
Taken at Appleby fair over this weekend. Was an experience to say the least.

Hope you like this - click large if you have the time.

Thanks for clicks on previous uploads.

Andy

Edit: The horse riders had to wash their horses in the river then ride them round in an orderly fashion to rinse the horses off. This rider was on his way out of the deep part of the river when the horse reared up as it tried to stay up above the water surface and hence the rider is trying to stay on. They all rode bare back too which made it more difficult to stay on.

Tags: Photo journalism Horses Animals People Close ups Appleby fair Pets and captive animals Sports and action

Voters: blondiebee, jonny_greentree, goso and 24 more


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goso 14 2 1 Australia
9 Jun 2008 12:07AM
Good photo, but that handler doesn't know much about horses I don't think........Bill

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Leary 13 15 1 New Zealand
9 Jun 2008 3:07AM
haha seems like hes just trying to stay on it.

nice detail.
leary
9 Jun 2008 9:01AM
great action. phil
challicew 12 1 1 South Africa
9 Jun 2008 12:13PM
Great capture!
dathersmith 13 565 12 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:04PM
Great shot, I was there myself on Friday and was impressed with the skill of the kids on their horses, mind you it looked like they'd been riding all their lives (as opposed to going to school Wink )

Darren.
LINDAW 13 18 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 10:39PM
Excellent Andy
Linda
Bodiewil 13 46 Wales
10 Jun 2008 8:17AM
Awesome work

Dave
tigertimb 12 40 66 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2008 8:48AM
Great action shot, nicely captures the effort of staying on and the power of the horse
Tim
Gary_Macleod 16 166 Scotland
18 Jul 2008 10:14AM
fantastic shot. you' have a superb PF which IMO deserves far mare attention
dwillows 12 3 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2008 10:34AM
Great picture, I can't believe it's only got 25 votes. I completely agree with macspot too.
AEasthope67 14 46 England
10 Sep 2008 10:34PM
Thank you all very much for the comments - macspot and dwillows especially Andy

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