Monthly Archive: January, 2016

Second Visit to the Herbert to View Archives

These are my notes from viewing The Herbert Art Gallery’s archives on 27th January, I chose a specific set of archives I was hoping to be helpful to my research of Coombe Abbey… Continue reading

Ladies Side Saddle

Ladies who choose to ride side saddle hunting are also known as; ‘the Dianas of the hunting field’. This comes from the Roman mythology, in which Diana was the goddess of the hunt, childbirth… Continue reading

Quorn Hunt History

The Quorn Hunt is my local hunt to my home town, so it is easily accessible to me, furthermore making achieving this project easier. I have been in the Quorn Hunt pony club… Continue reading

Equestrian Fashion

There are many types of equestrian fashion. Theres the sporting fashion, which includes events such as dressage, show jumping and eventing, this attire may be somewhat less formal than that used in hunter riding. In these events,… Continue reading

Interesting Fashion Quote

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening” -Coco Chanel

Shoot- Quorn Hunt 18th January

My aim for this shoot was to capture some more of the spectator’s fashion, as at the moment images of the riders fashion far outweighs the spectators. I will continue to photograph both… Continue reading

Herbert Art Gallery visit, Coventry

The Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry has a really useful history room/library/archive of History in the local area. I found a couple of books which have suggestions of horses and hunting at Coombe… Continue reading

Shoot- Quorn Hunt 15th January

My aim for this shoot was to continue to get photographs which capture the fashion of the rider and the fashion of the spectator, but to also get closer access to the fashion… Continue reading

First group session feedback/support

A group feedback session is basically support from both your peers and lecturer(s) on how your work is progressing and any advice they can give to help and point you in the right… Continue reading

Karlie Kloss Takes Fall’s best Equestrian Fashions on a trip to Peru

Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, September 2014. “inspired by the lush natural beauty and equestrian heritage of Peru.” Vogue (2014) Karlie Kloss [online] available from <;