Simple Friendship

8 Jun

It seems almost too obvious to say, but one of the great joys of my life is friendship.  The love, understanding, and support of good friends can make life seem so much easier, and so much more enjoyable.

I spent a long time waiting for this rather animated Clydesdale to face me and hold still long enough for me to get a shot.  When he finally did, I noticed that his Scottish handler had moved into the frame.

I love the side-by-side smiles of these two friends.

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12 Responses to “Simple Friendship”

  1. Bee June 8, 2011 at 8:23 am #

    Oh, wow – that would have been a cute picture without the handler, but having him in the picture completely changes it! Love it! 🙂

  2. Deborah the Closet Monster June 8, 2011 at 9:40 am #

    Me, too. Thank you so much for sharing this!

  3. bigsheepcommunications June 8, 2011 at 9:42 am #

    Love how the horse and the guy are both smiling!

    What are the odds that we would both blog about Clydesdale horses on the same day?!

  4. Frankie June 8, 2011 at 4:41 pm #

    Ha! how cute! And the handler totally adds to the shot! That’s awesome! 🙂

  5. pegoleg June 10, 2011 at 11:42 am #

    That horse actually looks like he’s smiling – great shot!

    • acleansurface June 10, 2011 at 1:16 pm #

      I think he WAS smiling. The other Clydesdale horses looked bored, and they were off eating hay in the corner, but these two were definitely working the crowd. They were the “stars” and they knew it.

  6. Mindy@FindingSilverLinings June 13, 2011 at 8:10 am #

    Great photo of Mr. Ed

    • acleansurface June 13, 2011 at 12:54 pm #

      It does have a Mr. Ed look to it. I was amused to see that the Hannah Montana show has some sort of Mr. Ed character in it — a talking horse leaning over a split door.

  7. charlywalker June 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm #

    Great Picture! I love it!

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