Help needed for entertainment workers…

There was an event livestreamed from the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts where various artist performed to an empty audience to highlight the devastation Reno’s entertainment workers are feeling financially from the pandemic and the need for help. Members of the Sierra Nevada Ballet and singer songwriter Eric Henry Andersen performed to empty tables on the plaza…

Sierra Nevada Ballet Artistic Director Rosine Bena
Singer song writer Eric Henry Andersen performing at the event

2020 Snaffle Bit Futurity

The Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity is a showcase for the Spanish Vaquero’s horse training methods dating back to the early American West. The competition is a family-friendly, adrenaline-charged sports event for all horse enthusiasts. Three-year-old equine athletes compete in herd work, rein work and fence work and the 2020 competition will include the Wild Spayed Filly Futurity – featuring mustangs trained in the cow horse ways!

Juvenile Heron in Flight

I have a lot of respect for nature photographers, as it was difficult to anticipate when this little guy would lift off and fly. After going through a number of out of focus images, these in flight shots were the best of the lot.

Western States Finals – RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition

Another event being held at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center

RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition
RSNC Ranch Sorting Competition

Goldmine Battle of the Breeds

There was a lot of Lopin, Jogging, Trotting, and Walking going on at the Goldmine Battle of the Breeds horse competition this weekend at the Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center. Among the many equines was a Donkey, a cute and popular member of the competition. My images are centered on the seriousness of the riders and their outfits, and that quarter pint in the saddle in the first image. Isn’t she a doll?

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