Linda Finstad
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A Bit About Me and my Horse(s)
Born in rural England, Linda, learned to ride a pony before she could ride a two wheel bicycle, competed at county level shows in England with show ponies and hunters.

Linda knew she wanted to earn her living in the horse industry so she completed the formal training to become a B.H.S.A.I, and went on to train other equine competitors and riders.



She immigrated to Canada from England almost 20 years ago, and felt she would like a change of career path so Linda went back to school to learn the art and science of photography.

With the intention of using her extensive equestrian background and her newly acquired skills, to earn a living photographing horses



This new direction took her to equine events and farms throughout Alberta over the past 20 years she has photographed thousands of horses in all kinds of disciplines and situations.



Linda’s photographic contribution to preserving Alberta’s Equine Heritage was acknowledged by her majesty the Queen of England. This extensive body of work is now housed in the Provincial Archive Museum and is known as “The Horses of Alberta” exhibit.



Linda has been "Watching" horses all her life so putting together this collection of observations and images seemed only natural.

Her intention is to help others appreciate their natural behavior and gain a better understanding of their ways
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http://www.thehorsewatcher.com
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Simple fund raising idea for equine charities and rescue centres

How to increase charitable donations



Engage your potential sponsors and educate the public about your cause.



 



I hope I got your attention



And you have a few minutes to read through this simple action plan that will increase cash flow into your charity.



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Posted on August 21, 2015 at 7:55pm

Horse People are a Little strange?

 No argument there  - although our behavior is only strange to Non horsey people

Have you ever wondered just How Many “Strange” people are out there and if we are all in some way connected.

Lets do the; …

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Posted on March 21, 2015 at 10:29am — 1 Comment

What is Horse Watching?

In life there are very few things that are both New and Free

But Horse Watching is one of them.

 

There is Bird watching and Whale watching so why not put a name…

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Posted on March 20, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

My Letter from "The Queen of England"

For the past two years I have been working on a huge project

“The Equine Heritage Exhibit”

The purpose of this project was to create a permanent record of all the breeds of horses in Alberta.

It was entrusted to me – to locate – photograph and document as many as possible over two years.  My original list had 40 different breeds, however by the end of the project I had photographed 60 different breeds of horses that are actively being bred here in Alberta, plus…

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Posted on February 20, 2011 at 1:25pm — 2 Comments

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At 10:59am on February 20, 2011, Lexi said…
WOW! You take really good pictures!
At 2:33pm on February 5, 2011, Performance Barefoot said…

Hi Linda

 

I am just about to upload  a video of my novice horses endurance season :0)

 

Sarah

At 5:05pm on February 3, 2011, Lexie Tora said…
Ok i will check out your website thanks! And i am sorry i did not have any photos up. I am about to right now so only if you want to, you can look.
At 8:44pm on February 2, 2011, Lexie Tora said…
wow u r an amazing photographer! i want 2 be 1, i have a camera and luv 2 take pix of my beautiul pets but will never be that good. could ya take a look at mine and give me some advice??? thx ttyl
At 12:04am on January 17, 2011, Vicki Holmes said…

Hi Linda 

Thanks for the friend request. I look forward to seeing some

of your photos.  Vicki     P.S. I lived in Edmonton for 35 years.

At 11:31pm on December 16, 2010, Sarah at HorseJobs.ca said…

Hi Linda,

 

Thanks for the friend request - it is great to connect with you here on Barnmice. :)

 

Sarah

www.horsejobs.ca

At 5:24pm on December 16, 2010, Laura Pillage said…

Hi  Sounds Great... Jeanna lives near Camrose.  I will forward her you web site.  We will keep in touch as to your workshop dates places,  and other infor will be great.  (not looking to go into business just love taking photos..)

At 9:30am on December 11, 2010, Cynthia Incze said…

Hi Linda--I hear you about the cold!! You would love my Far Infrared spa... Warms you all the way through, which is what us Canadians need in the winter time. Too bad you're thousands of miles away, I'd offer you a free treatment. Better book a plane ticket before you get too much colder!

At 12:03pm on December 10, 2010, Cyndi said…

Hi Linda,

My apologies, I remember seeing the list of horse breeds on that link, and totally missed the Canadians!  Maybe it's because the names were highlighted, not the breed.  Amazing pics!

At 4:17am on December 10, 2010, Kim Robitaille said…

A very early good morning, Linda. Thank you for the friend invite! Your photographs are beautiful!

Take care and have a great day!

Kim

 
 
 
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