Monday, March 2, 2009

Then and Now, a story in photos

2005

The day Delphi was delivered, just after hurricane Rita (our very first ride, and I was thrilled):

Delphi's training level debut (she took Reserve High Point of the entire show):

2006
Delphi continues her show career:
2007

Delphi gets her brand, the German Trakehner Verband double moose antler:

2008

The dark days. Both photos were taken on the same day, while I lay in the hospital.
Delphi, looking neglected, before Karen rescued her:
That sucks:
2009

The present. I'm walking again. "Normalcy" resumes. Delphi is being schooled second level regularly by Karen Brown, I take a weekly lesson and ride Delphi most days, and shows and clinics play a major role in our training regime:

God is good, and I'm thankful.

Then and Now. A before and after shot of Delphinia as an untried filly, and today as a mare in full bloom:

2 comments:

RT News said...

a very beautiful animal)!!)

Carrie said...

Thank you, RT. It's neat to be able to share her beauty.