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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Action Photos

Action Honorable Mention 7

Usually I’d be so annoyed with people standing right in front of of jump. But when you see Beth Clark’s granddaughter jumping with glee to see her jump, well. Photo by Ellie Gaccum.

Contest action Beth clark

Action Honorable Mention 7

Qredit Hilltop by Quaterback-Dream of Glory, a  12-year old Oldenburg stallion schooling at Hilltop Farm in Colora, Md. Photo by Natalie DiBerardinis.

Contest ActionQredit Hilltop dressage

Action Honorable Mention 7

Bill Venditta driving his Gelderlander Horses, Ben and Elvis.

They are working at the trot in the outdoor arena of Ardara Sporthorse facility in Cochranville, Pa. Photo by Don Stewart.

Contest action Venditta

Action Honorable Mention 6

Lauren Gold Kahn took this photo of a competitor at the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

Contest Action WEG

Action Honorable Mention 5

Here are my two Cirneco dell'Etna, Dino and Tina, with my Toy Poodle Ricky in the background, running in the snow! Photo by Pam Coath of Wayne, Pa.


Action Honorable Mention 4

River Hills Foxhounds at work, photo by Karen Kennedy of Peach Bottom, Pa.

Among the first dozen or so photos, there were so many good photos that it was very hard to judge between them, so among the Honorable Mentions, I have tried to spread tham apart and save some good ones by the same photographers for posting later in the month.

Contest action foxhound kennedy

Action Honorable Mention

Ellie Glaccum took this photo of Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds hounds.

Contest action hound over fence

Action Honorable Mention

Laure Gold Kahn took this photo of a competitor at the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

Contest action WEG 3

Action Honorable Mention

Tom Small in a competition by Debra Malinics.

Contest Action Tom Small Malinics

Pam Coeth, third place Action

Pam Coeth of Wayne, Pa., took this photo of her "Dino", a 1 year and 2 month old Male Cirneco dell'Etna, leaping thorough the snow.

She took the photo with a Sony A73 camera using a Sony 70-200 mm. lens, and she sent in this description of Dino's breed.

The Cirneco dell'Etna is an ancient breed over 5,000 years old.

It is a rabbit hunting breed from the area of Sicily, Italy. They have been used for centuries there, mainly around the area of Mt. Etna. They are excellent at climbing the volcanic rocks and difficult terrain, and can go for long periods without water.

They are in the Sighthound group, along with Whippets, Greyhounds, Saluki, etc., and are smaller to medium sized dogs, with females 17-19" at shoulder and males 18-20" at shoulder. Males are approximately 25-30 lbs at adulthood. The are playful, affectionate, friendly dogs.

Contest action dino


Second place, Action

This second place Action photo was taken by Andrea Bates of Glen Mills, Pa., and was taken at Fair Hill in 2016.

It was taken with a Niko 3300 and is entitled "Oops"

Photos are judged on the clarity of the photo, its originality and the difficult of catching the photo.Contest action air hill oops

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