Ready The Team
After obtaining permission, I approached the front of the stalls to watch this horseman harness his team.
You can tell the guys that have had years of practice. They approach the task methodically without wasting any movement, working steadily until the job is done.
As he worked, he told me that an artist had painted a picture of the mare he was working on and the painting had won prizes at the Calgary Stampede Art Show. The pride in his team was obvious.
Here they are hooked up to a mower ready to start the big parade.
In the best light…