Today is Dawn's 16th birthday - happy birthday to a wonderful mare! Here's a selection of my favorite photos of her. We've had Dawn since she was 4 and just off the racetrack. She's the plainest of plain packages - all bay with no markings at all - all of her bling is due to her personality! She's been my teacher now for 4 years, and the experience has been invaluable for my horsemanship.
Dawn was (and still is) my younger daughter's horse - she's accepted me as her person too and will even do her nose rests with me now, but this photo shows how close she and my daughter are:
This photo shows how alert she can be:
She has a wonderful black velvet nose:
This photo gives an impression of what a wise mare she is:
Here's looking at you!