One rainy morning. Two incredible girls. Two beautiful horses.

I met the Ryder family a few weeks ago. Spending a few hours in their home made me want to live with them. Their house is so comfy and everyone is so nice to each other and they live 20 steps from the barn where their horses live and play. The rain let up for a few minutes and I had the opportunity to witness the relationship between the girls and their horses. My experience with horses has been limited, so after getting comfortable with the tremendous size of their noses, I started to watch the communication happening between human and horse. To a horse amateur like myself, there was so much wonder in all of it. The horses were so strong and independent and yet so interested in pleasing their rider. It was so evident that each of the girls had spent hour upon hour riding, teaching, and growing into a relationship with their horse. It was kind of majestic. Here are a few frames that depict just that...