2005 Northwest Haflinger Gathering
September 10-11 at the NW Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden, Washington
Photos by Liz Demko taken Sept. 10 at the Public Celebration of the Haflinger
The Nayborly girls in a pas de trois with a Star Wars Jedi knight theme: Kelsy Smith on Precious, Cheryl Smith on Chucky and Chesna Klimek on Mikey.
Heidi Forchemer driving her team of geldings with Jennifer Reandeau riding, in Jennifer's elegant carriage.
Samantha Gildersleeve riding Marquisse BCH in a western pleasure demonstration.
12 year old Aaron Janicki riding Austin in a dressage presentation and Michael and Thomas Janicki riding bareback on Ariane.
Ed and Sue Haefliger demonstrating packing with Mobile SCH
Ursula Sivitilli of Black Forest Stables and a friend riding her Black Forest mares
Aaron Janicki riding his Oberlander gelding
Kaitlin Wilkinson, legally blind, age 5, riding Pippins, age 5 in a therapeutic riding demonstration
5 year old Pippins being ridden by Chesna Klimek blindfolded, walk, trot, canter
Pippins fetching a stick, retrieving it and handing it back to Chesna
Part of the trick riding "Cowboy and Indians theme", with lariats, Pippin as a "cow", taking a siesta with Mikey, Kelsy jumping a barrel with no bridle or saddle on Precious and lots of other excitement