Today I spent a very happy half day at Somerford Park Farm for the the last day of the Three Day Event. In the company of a few friends, I had a fun time photographing the cross country event. As always, the water jump is my favourite part of the course – I just love those splashy pictures! Backgrounds are a real problem at all such events, as are the red and white flags, marshals in high viz jackets, spectators and even parked cars, so it is particularly important to choose a spot where distractions are at a minimum and blank skies are eliminated….not always so easy! Add to that the…
Somerford Park I would like to dedicate this page to the memory of 24 year old New Zealand Rider Tom Gadsby, who suffered fatal injuries at Fence 4B on 18th August 2013, when he was involved in a rotational accident; his horse, seven-year-old skewbald gelding, The Drove, fell on top of him, crushing Tom to death. The Drove was uninjured. There are no photographs of Tom Gadsby in my selection.