"A hoof is lifted and a hammer struck
Making fast its leaden shoe
Whose track will cross this land
With others of its kind
To mark the passage of our troubled time"

- Peter Babcock; "Faces of War"  

"Robert"("Bobby"), my 16.3 hh bay Irish Hunter.

"He was a verray parfit gentil knight" - Chaucer

With "Ivor", my friend for 12 years to 2007, as members of the Wey Valley Riding Club Dressage Team.
Paul and Ivor
"The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel" - Hamlet

"Robert" with "Beauty", his stable-mate a Shire mare.
Ivor and Beauty

After 33 years riding I finally gave up in 2008. "Bobby" still lives locally.