CMSA Northeast Regional Finals

First off, happy Thanksgiving to everyone here in the US!  With a few minutes before we start our festivities for the day, I figured I’d put up a post from over the summer.  Yep, another post from the past as I slowly catch up on my photo posts here.  Back in August of this year, […]

Cowboy Mounted Shooting – CT Renegades on the 4th of July, Part I

Back on the 4th of July I headed up to the Double Nickel Ranch in Granby, CT to shoot one of my favorite non-railroad subject to photograph – a sport known as Cowboy Mounted Shooting.  The Connecticut Renegades were hosting a four stage match on the 4th, and I was able to take advantage of […]

Cowboy Mounted Shooting – CT Renegades on the 4th of July, Part V

Here’s part five of the CT Renegades’ 4th of July match in Granby, CT.  The final set of shots features the little girl who was going through each stage with her father, practicing with a cap pistol on horseback.  For this final set, though, she got an opportunity to actually handle and fire an actual pistol!  And […]

Connecticut Renegades Spring Breakout 2011

In the immortal words of John Cleese – And now for something completely different.  OK, not really completely different – I have shot this sport before.  But it’s something that I don’t get out all that often to shoot – Cowboy Mounted Shooting.  A couple weeks ago Jill, the girls & I headed up to […]

Guns, horses, tractors & crafts – 2010 Four Town Fair

On September 18th we headed up to Somers, CT to attend the Four Town Fair – one of the better smaller country fairs in this part of the state.  Plus this fair hosts one of my favorite events to photograph – cowboy mounted shooting, something that combines horseback riding and guns.  Oh, yeah, and they […]

2010 Lebanon Country Fair

Still catching up on the backlog of photos.  Here we go back to August 8th when we went to the Lebanon Lions’ 51st annual Lebanon Country Fair here in town.  This year we were only able to get down there for Sunday (we normally go all three days since we live only a couple miles […]

Foals and Flowers at McCulloch Farm 2

On Sunday we took the kids on a surprise ride down to Old Lyme.  McCulloch Farm, home of Whipporwill Morgan horses (check out their website here), was having an open barn event called “Foals and Flowers.”  So we packed a picnic lunch, and made our way to Old Lyme to enjoy the beautiful day in […]