Pigasus Horse Riding Ranch

When my wife and I drove up to the Pigasus Horse Ranch for our children’s riding lesson, I asked my wife if she had ever wanted to ride horses as a kid. I was surprised by her response. “Of course, every girl wants a pony.”

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My mother and step-father live a few miles from the horse ranch. This summer, my children took their first lessons. Yesterday, my wife took her first lesson. (Click on the top photo to launch the slideshow.)

The first photo reminds me of Dave LaBelle’s The Great Picture Hunt cover. There is another photo in the slideshow that is more similar, but this photo seems like the “before photo.” Mom and daughter were beginning to connect to the horse and the horse had not decided yet.

Even before I started shooting, I also thought about one of my favorite photographers, Bill Frakes, who always seems to catch the perfect lighting and shadows while telling a great story. Usually, my photos reminded were nothing similar to Frakes. Many of my photos turned out like the one below.

There always seemed to be an extra pair of legs in every photo… and such long necks. Well, we will return to see Brenda Morgan at the Pigasus Horse Ranch. (It’s PIGasus, not Pegasus.)

5 Responses to “Pigasus Horse Riding Ranch”

  1. Alice J. Pierson-Kna says:

    enjoyed the view.

    • bryan farley says:

      Thanks Mom for finding Brenda and the ranch. The kids love the place and now so do the adults.

  2. Brenda Morgan, Pigas says:

    Thank you for coming to ride at Pigasus Ranch…where pigs fly! Thank you for sharing your photos. I enjoy your family and look forward to have you all back again and perhaps we can get u from behind the lens to ride as well! I did offer the chance for a Kodak photo opp if u recall. The 3rd pair of legs could be a mutation! Yes every girl wants a pony…and many women still do too! Alice…I'm waiting. Happy trails and keep snapping!

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