About Trudy

I am a full time professional photographer specialising in event photography and managing direction of Trafford Photography

Equestrian Life front cover

  What a fabulous way to start the 2012 with one of our equestrian portrait shots adorning the front cover of the Equestrian Life magazine.  The issue is the first for 2012 and is the 200th edition.  It also features eight of our events during December namely: Ripley Riders Club presentation Long Eaton RC presentation Springwood RC presentation Tickhill RC dressage Kirkby RC presentation Grove

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Practical Equestrian Photography Training Workshop 25th August 2011

I'm delighted to be able to provide a practical equestrian photography training workshop with a difference.  I will be giving an insight into the little things which make a huge difference in an effort to maximise your equestrian sales.  I'll be talking about how to walk courses, which the best fences are, where to stand in the ring without getting run over as well as

Practical Equestrian Photography Training Workshop 25th August 20112016-10-22T14:18:24+00:00

Rufford PC Dressage 18th April 2011

Luckily the weather this year was fabulous (well compare to last year anyway!) With three rings on the go for the majority of the time it kept us busy and there were some fab tests ridden. The Rufford PC are a very friendly club and the day was well organised and ran very smoothly. Thank you for having us, we look forward to seeing some

Rufford PC Dressage 18th April 20112016-10-22T14:18:24+00:00

Longford Riding Club Hunter Trials 17th April 2011

Simon & I were unable to cover this personally as we were already committed to the BSPS show, but we were very grateful to Simon Coates who covered the event on our behalf. Unfortunately Royal Mail still has the CD with the images on so I am unable to load any images at the present time. As soon as they do arrive I will be

Longford Riding Club Hunter Trials 17th April 20112016-10-22T14:18:24+00:00

BSPS Area 4a RIHS qualifing show at Rodbaston 17th April 2011

We had a full day with some big classes at Rodbaston on Sunday 17th April 2011. The committee were very welcoming and with classes starting at 7.30 we had an early start to the day. Well done to all those who qualified for the RIHS and I have to say the sashes were absolutely gorgeous! The photos are currently in the process of being uploaded

BSPS Area 4a RIHS qualifing show at Rodbaston 17th April 20112016-10-22T14:18:25+00:00

Barlow Pony Club Open Hunter Trials 16th April 2011

Three great courses were set at Holme House Equestrian for the Barlow Pony Club Hunter Trials on Saturday 16th April 2011. It was a really friendly event and our thanks go to the hosts - Barlow Pony Club along with Lorna & Bill Walker whom made us feel most welcome. The course is available for hire, please see http://www.holmehousefarmequestrian.co.uk for the contact details. The photos

Barlow Pony Club Open Hunter Trials 16th April 20112016-10-22T14:18:25+00:00

A weekend of Young Farmers, Masons & Dressage

We had a busy but very enjoyable weekend with Simon and Ricky at Nottingham for the Southwell Lodge Ladies evening while the dream team of Trudy and Holly went to Portland college for the Papplewick Young Farmers Ball.  We would like to thank the organisers of both events for inviting us along. An early start to Sunday saw us at Northern Racing College for the

A weekend of Young Farmers, Masons & Dressage2016-10-22T14:18:25+00:00

Ebony Equine portrait services

As an equestrian photographer I am always searching for other ways in which I can capture horses and ponies. Trudy & Simon Trafford are proud to introduce this new 'Fine Art' style and have launched 'Ebony Equine' as a brand of Trafford Equestrian. Ebony Equine is dedicated to studio portraits of your beloved friend. Here is an example of 'Everkerry Jeremiah', a Dartmoor Pony. Not

Ebony Equine portrait services2016-10-22T14:18:25+00:00

More hours in a day!!!

I was looking forward to January & February being relatively quiet and spending some time at a lesser pace before all hell breaks lose with the beginning of the outdoor season! Things have been manic with many new and interesting proposals for 2011 & 2012. I apologise the the lack of individual 'blogs' for each event, but images can be found by clicking 'Photo Gallery'

More hours in a day!!!2016-10-22T14:18:26+00:00

Love horses? Love Photography?

We are often complimented on our equestrian photography & have developed our own unique style which seems to be very popular with our clients. We have been approached about our one-2-one training which made us wonder whether to offer group training as well? We are just trying to gauge if there is any interest out there? Please leave a comment to register your interest or

Love horses? Love Photography?2016-10-22T14:18:26+00:00
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