The Road
Jess Traveled


Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of photographing Hayley and her flashy mare, Ruthie, at their home near Oklahoma City. A huge thunderstorm had just swept across the land leaving us with some fresh, green grass for this sunrise shoot. After tragically losing her horse not too long ago, Hayley had the courage to […]

Hitting the Jackpot with Hayley & Ruthie

A smiling girl stands next to her sorrel horse in a barn isle

Owning a horse is more than just winning in the show ring. Think about it. Those fateful few minutes at the show or those few seconds at the rodeo are just a fraction of the time you spend preparing for that moment. I think photographing horses is the same. Equine photography should be more than […]

Documentary Moments of an Equestrian

Instagram is a powerful place to build community and get inspired, so I am sharing my favorite ten equestrian social media accounts – from one horse girl to another.

10 Equestrian Instagram Accounts Every Horse Girl Needs

red roan horse with white socks

The messy and triumphant story of my heart horse, Ladybug. From lameness and colic episodes to breeding her – and all the love in between.

The Little Red Mare Who Showed Me the World

Smiling girl stands next to her bay horse with a white stripe on her face in a dark barn isle.

This cowgirl had a mission to rescue the race horses her grandparents raised and now she is embarking on a quest to give them new jobs off the track.

Against All Odds: The Cowgirl Chronicles

Polo player rides away on her bay polo horse in a polo field with a mallet in hand

She was new to the industry, but didn’t let that hinder her efforts to become a full-blown horse girl. This is the story of a cowgirl showing up and putting in the work to pursue her passion.

Braving the New: The Cowgirl Chronicles