The Pressbox Talks With Equine Photographer Holly M Smith

The Pressbox Talks With Equine Photographer Holly M Smith. Holly is one of the best young equine photographers in the game today.

“Animals have always been a huge part of my life, especially horses.  I grew up showing Saddlebreds and I am very comfortable in the barn and around horses.  One of the most of exciting experiences I have had as a photographer is following American Pharoah during his training  for the Triple Crown at Churchill Downs.” From


I had an awesome trip, I mean no excuse. We just got outrun. This race was a little step up, but she is doing so good right now. She ran her race – we just got outrun. The filly is coming around better and better every trip, and I wish we would have won today, but she showed that she can compete. She’s progressing every trip. I can’t fault her. She ran her eyeballs out.”

Calvin Borel, Rider of runner-up Champagne Problems