Whatever the gait, the going on Crane's Beach in Horse Season (October 1st through March 31st) is mighty fine, and the region's riders make the most of it.
People hack out alone:
They ride out in pairs -- oh, what fun it is to ride the beach with a friend!
And they ride out in groups.
It's fun for the whole family (if the whole family rides):
Here are some favorite images from my photography forays. I love this pair -- the pony is such a sturdy, steady fellow.
(This next one is now my horse! Given to me as a good home):
A pair who obviously trust each other very much:
Some of the horses find the water fascinating:
And finally, the gallop -- oh, yes, you've been waiting for the gallop, haven't you?