Photo is by Stacie Lynch. Stacie has been an equine photographer since 2007. She specializes in draft horse event/show photos, you can see more of her work at stacielynch.com. Stacie is also executive director of the Percheron Horse Association of America, where she manages the Percheron, Clydesdale, Haflinger and Shire breed registries.
Stacie and her farrier husband Brian also own and operate Utopia Percherons in Goshen, Connecticut, where they breed, train and show black Percheron hitch horses. See more at utopiapercherons.com.
The Christmas tree (horseshoe pile) is that of the famed Kriz Farm farrier shop in Bethany, Connecticut. Itís been accumulating since 1955 after a flood took the original pile down the Naugatuck River. Decorating it for the holidays is a family tradition.