The horse pictured is 8 year old Belgian mare Stoney Lake Jaki. She's owned by Drain Brothers Construction, and has been the swing mare for her 6 horse hitch since she was 3. She lives at Stoney Lake Belgians in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada. Mrs Claus is Nancy Robertson.
Photographer Christina Handley is based in Canada. She and her husband live on a working farm in southern Ontario with their Belgian horses and herd of beef cattle.