There were two things that leapt to mind as I considered the idea of “Forward,” and I’ve decided to share them both.
The first is captured in this image of looking “forward to the horizon.”
Last summer my brother and I went for a drive east outside of Calgary toward the Badlands. The distances are so great, the sky so big that the eye is constantly lured forward to the horizon and what’s coming up. It reminds me that as long as we have a good idea of where we’re going in life and keep focused on that horizon we will eventually get there, even if the road does seem to disappear. We just need to keep moving forward.
For horse people “go forward” is a mantra.
Without forward momentum nothing can be achieved.
This image, taken at Spruce Meadows just outside of Calgary a couple of summers ago, exemplifies the equestrian “forward” in the sport of showjumping.
Everything says forward. I am drawn particularly to the forward, engaged position of the horse’s ears as she anticipates what’s coming next.
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28 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward … Horizons and Horses”
Oh wow thanks for the Shout Out!
You are most welcome … 🙂
Great advice for all of us to keep looking forward!
It’s true, Mark. Learn from the past; live in the present; look to the future. It’s so simple. … Be well and thanks for visiting … Dorothy 🙂
Thanks Dorothy! The photo of the horse is beautiful!
Both great – love the ‘badlands’.
Thank you … Yes, the Badlands are awesome … 🙂
Beautiful pictures – thank you for sharing 🙂
Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment … Be well, Dorothy 🙂
I love both of the pictures! But if I had to choose I’d say the horse, I am a horse fan :).
Great pictures and a great interpretation of “forward”!
Thank you, Charity, for visiting and leaving a comment. Yes, I’m terribly fond of horses too. Check out my blog “Musings of a Horse Mom” (link at top of page) for more horsey thoughts. … Be well, Dorothy 🙂
I’ll definitely do that! Thanks!
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I like the anticipatory feel you give with both…
Thank you … I’m glad you get that feeling from this imagery. That’s the wonderful thing about moving and looking forward — ever the possibility and anticipation of reaching our desired destination … Be well, Dorothy 🙂
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