Ashley told me that Oni was a super chill horse, and was she ever!

      Oni strolled onto set and struck pose after pose, making my job very easy! The sun was in and out of clouds, giving us a variety of looks for the session.

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      She stood like a statue for the strobe – didn’t bat an eye.

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      Ashley has owned Oni – a 16.2H, 18 year old Selle Francais mare whose registered name is Ionia – for nine  years. Together, they have competed in both jumpers and dressage.

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      Ashley had a great Sweet Sixteen – she first met Oni on her 16th birthday!

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      After being the perfect model, Oni finally got to strut her stuff – making us believe 18 is the new 8!

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