Like Joseph with A Fancy Robe

This winter has been rough even on the horses - Caesar caught a nasty cough three weeks ago that finally cleared up enough for my daughter to ride him. Today they had a strenuous riding lesson, and Caesar must have really worked hard because he was quite sweaty at the end of the hour. The girls found a colorful towel to wipe him down and cool him down slowly. With the towel wrapped around his head, they thought Caesar looked a bit like Joseph from the Old Testament - with his colorful robe.

Caesar as Joseph with His Fancy Robe
What do you think? A slight resemblance at all? As a side note - she has gotten in the habit of borrowing my clothes. The aqua top is mine, but hey, it's OK - I think the color looks great on her.

While we were in the stable area, Caesar had a little treat which some of the others wanted:
Hay or Horse?

I couldn't help but take photos of this pretty one:
Looking Out
He's looking a little shaggy with some horse "stubble". Once the weather gets warmer, everyone, including Caesar, will get a nice mane and whisker trim.

I took the above photos with my newest toy, the Nikkor 70-200mm f/4 VR lens. This lens replaces the 70-300mm lens I sold back in October. I originally wanted the 70-200 f/2.8, but this new model is lighter and smaller.
I'm Totally Lucky and Spoiled #nikon

The lighting conditions in the stable are less than ideal, but I got decent results. I'm looking forward to practicing on more subjects.

Shared with Simple Things Sunday.

tinajo  – (March 4, 2013 at 1:17 AM)  

Beautiful horses - I REALLY need to learn how to ride soon! :-)

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