One of the things that everyone should know about Sarah is that she loves horses. There is a difference between 'liking' horses and 'loving' horses. If you like someone you wouldn't generally be mean to them right? But if you love someone you may need to correct them in some way. That is what Sarah does with horses. She corrects them in a nice way (or harsher if it is needed). I seriously think that one day she could become the horse whisperer.
There are a few things that you need to know about photographing a horse. The horses ears need to be forward. If they are back it looks like they are mad at you. But keeping them forward can be a maddening process. In a way it is very similar to keeping a baby looking at you. I was jumping and clapping and basically doing anything that would get her attention. I even had the cat by my feet in hopes that she would look at it and perk up. Sarah is my assistant but unfortunately she was in the pictures and couldn't really help.
In the end after all the jumping and clapping I think that we got quite a few good ones.
(See what I mean? The ears can change the entire picture.)