Making Equestrian Your Next Passion: David Bates by Darren Trentacosta.
The idea/concept behind the shoot is a high-end luxury equestrian style shoot. Photography executed by Darren Trentacosta and featuring a new model David Bates on the board.
David said about Eighteen Acres Farm (location of the shooting) “Polo or Ralph Lauren the man(myself) is the sole owner of the equestrian farm and has a great relationship with each horse and the staff on his property.”
“He is very close to every owner of each horse and takes great pride in the company. He loves providing families with the option of having such beautiful creatures to ride and horses are his passion.”
“Some horses will test you, some will teach you, and some will bring out the best in you.”
The model and also actor, is represented by Stone Management, Javier Hernandez has stepped up as the agency director, and Stone will be one of the leading management firms worldwide and seeking partnerships with the most exclusive and prestigious agencies worldwide.
Equestrian it’s a Lifestyle
The riding lifestyle has inspired countless designers and brands, actual riding gear for serious riders is stereotyped to be stuck back in the 1800s.
The styling was by Jon Sherrell, obviously David is using Equestrian style but in another high level.
For this pictorial set, David is wearing Made-In-Italy suits like Boglioli, Brunello Cucinelli, Equestrian trousers from PT Pantaloni Torino, among others.
Now, there’s so many brands outside that are making functional riding gear using modern technical fabrics and millennial-friendly designs.
Making Equestrian Your Next Passion
There’s so many tales about people and their passions about riding horses, is therapeutical, is proved that horses help people with anxiety.
Also, Therapy with Horses is used by disabled individuals who ride horses to relax, and to develop muscle tone, coordination, confidence, and well-being.
Hippotherapy is an intervention used by a physical therapist, recreational therapist, occupational therapist, or speech and language pathologist.
I’ve known an particle case of a child with autism who also benefit from equine therapy due to the motor, emotional, and sensory sensations that come with riding a horse.
Follow your passion, find a way to make your passion a priority
Being involved in this crazy, beautiful, unbelievable sport is such a privilege and one that many people never take for granted.
And whether it’s juggling work and riding, or processing and overcoming fears and anxieties, there’s nothing that you wouldn’t do to continue the privilege of pursuing your passion.